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

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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
Issue number1
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 20 Feb 2024

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