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Michelle Ann Abate is Associate Professor of Literature for Children and Young Adults at The Ohio State University. She has published journal articles on Raina Telgemeier’s Drama, Art Spiegelman’s In the Shadow of No Towers, and Marge’s Little Lulu. Michelle is also the co-editor (with Gwen Athene Tarbox) of Graphic Novels for Young Readers: A Collection of Critical Essays (University Press of Mississippi, 2017).

Brian Cremins is an Associate Professor of English at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois. The University Press of Mississippi published his first book, Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia, in 2016. He lives in Chicago.

Benoît Crucifix is an FNRS doctoral fellow at the University of Liège and UCLouvain. His thesis analyzes how contemporary cartoonists reframe the cultural memory of comics in their own works and through exhibitions, reprints, and other mediating activities. He is a member of the ACME comics research group.

Margaret C. Flinn is an Associate Professor in the Department of French and Italian and the Program in Film Studies at The Ohio State University. She is the author of The Social Architecture of French Cinema, 1929–39 (Liverpool University Press, 2014), and articles on various topics in French cinema, bande dessinée, critical theory, and visual culture in journals such as Substance, Esprit Créateur, European Comic Art, and the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics.

Margaret Galvan is an Assistant Professor of visual rhetoric in the Department of English at the University of Florida. She is currently at work on a book, In Visible Archives of the 1980s, under contract with the University of Minnesota Press, which traces a genealogy of queer theory in 1980s feminism through representations of sexuality in visual culture.

Alison Halsall is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities at York University, Toronto, Canada. She holds a Ph.D. in English literature from York University, with specialties in Victorian and Modernisms. Her current research examines graphic novels for and about children and youth. She has published an edition of H. D.’s White Rose and the Red with the University Press of Florida, as well as articles on the Pre-Raphaelites, Penny Dreadful, South Park, Harry Potter, and neo-Victorianism in contemporary graphic novels. [End Page 406]

Zack Kruse is a scholar of comics and American literature currently studying at Michigan State University, and his current project on Steve Ditko places the Spider-Man co-creator’s work within historical and theoretical conversations about American political discourse. He has previously served as Managing Editor for The Journal of Popular Culture and is currently the panel coordinator for the Michigan State University Comics Forum. He is also a comic book convention organizer and an occasional comics writer; his comic strip, Mystery Solved!, appeared in Skeptical Inquirer Magazine.

Nicholas E. Miller is Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Hollins University, where he teaches multicultural American literature, gender and a/sexuality studies, and comics studies. He is author of “‘In Utter Fearlessness of the Reigning Disease:’ Imagined Immunities and the Outbreak Narratives of Charles Brockden Brown,” published in Literature and Medicine (2017), and a chapter on Charles Brockden Brown’s Ormond in the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Charles Brockden Brown. [End Page 407]



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