Of Saints and Scientists: Biographies of famous women in the periodical Girl

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Abstract

In exploring the special issue theme of women and comics, this article focuses on the comic strips about famous women that appeared in British weekly publication Girl (Hulton Press 1952-1964) and looks at the artistic, narratorial and ideological approaches the strips took to biography and considers the intended impact upon readers. The article is based on a close reading of a sample of comics from the overall run of the title.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1
Pages (from-to)1-19
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of Comics and Culture
Volume8
Issue number1
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 20 Feb 2024

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