New Worlds in Comics

Join Dundee Comic Creative Space for an online event on the 20th of November at 6pm for the launch of the latest Being Human Comic books as a part of the Being Human festival. The comics being launched are the first to highlight the pandemic, charting responses to the Covid-19 outbreak as well as lockdown….Continue Reading New Worlds in Comics

School transitions: Whose transitions are they anyway? (comic)

By Samuel Stones, Jonathan Glazzard, Divya Jindal-Snape and Chris Murray; Artwork Catriona Laird This comic, posted by TCELT-International Network of Transitions Researchers, illustrates the impact of Covid-19 transitions on school educators and the pupils in their care. It demonstrates how transition experience can be both positive and negative as well as multiple and multi-dimensional (Jindal-Snape, 2012). Examples are offered to illustrate…Continue Reading School transitions: Whose transitions are they anyway? (comic)

Impact of COVID-19: University lives in transition (Comic)

Blog-post written by Divya Jindal-Snape and Jonathan Glazzard. Students across the world have been experiencing multiple transitions related to their studies, family life and employment, to name a few. Students go to university not only to achieve an academic qualification but also for the student experience. They enjoy the social aspect of university life, they enjoy…Continue Reading Impact of COVID-19: University lives in transition (Comic)

COVID-19 and nature connectedness: Staying wild, inside and out (Comic)

The COVID-19 pandemic and the necessary response from it triggered multiple transitions for all. One of the constants during this period was the natural world, and more than 60% of adults turned to the natural world for support at this time. A host of previous research has found that contact with nature in its many forms, as well as…Continue Reading COVID-19 and nature connectedness: Staying wild, inside and out (Comic)

Chronicle: The Archive and Museum Anthology – A Comic by PhD Student Hailey Austin

“I created this comic in collaboration with undergraduate students, master’s students and artists in order to promote the comics collection in the University of Dundee’s Archives as well as the Museum Services. It is a public information comic that tells how different collections got into the archives, how to access the items, as well as…Continue Reading Chronicle: The Archive and Museum Anthology – A Comic by PhD Student Hailey Austin

#WellTogether: Pandemic Tales: Responses to COVID-19 and Lockdown Comics

Since 2016 the Scottish Centre for Comics Studies has produced a number of public information comics, many of them dealing with healthcare issues and science communication. When the Coronavirus pandemic took hold in early 2020, sending the world into lockdown, communities and individuals have done amazing things to help themselves and others, from observing social…Continue Reading #WellTogether: Pandemic Tales: Responses to COVID-19 and Lockdown Comics

The Big Sheep: A Philip Merlot Thriller – A Comic by PhD student Hailey Austin

“This was created for my PhD chapter on noir comics and has been adopted onto the film noir course. It is a silly anthropomorphic romp in a sci-fi/ noir world. It has suggestions for films to watch in order to understand the references in the comic, so that could be good boredom busting during lockdown…Continue Reading The Big Sheep: A Philip Merlot Thriller – A Comic by PhD student Hailey Austin