Comics and Genre

Catharine Abell

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Art of Comics: A Philosophical Approach|The Art of Comics: A Philos. Approach
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jul 2012


  • Comic features, determining their genre
  • Comics and categories, funny animal comics, romance, superhero
  • Comics and genre
  • Comics genres, and of a comic of a particular genre
  • Comics in the past, confusing art form with popular/influential genres
  • Currie's account, expectations, effects of genre on narrative
  • Feature types, and relevance in a work's genre
  • Genre membership, a single work belonging to more than one
  • Genres and features, interpretative/evaluative expectations
  • Interpreters' expectations, in identifying conversational implicatures

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