Bonn Online Bibliography of Comics Research

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Objective: The Bonn Online Bibliography of Comics Research is an international bibliographic database for scholarly literature about comics, graphic novels, manga and related fields. Not included so far (with a few exceptions) are articles from fan magazines, newspapers and blogs.

Usage: A click on the title shows more details of the individual references. Selected titles (ONLY the titles, of course not the texts themselves!) can be downloaded in various export formats (RTF, RIS, BibTeX, XML, …) for further use in your own documents or bibliographic software using the basket. Various standard bibliographic formats (MLA, APA etc.) can be selected in the preferences. Registered users can enter new references of their own, add private or public comments and excerpts to the entries, and create individual bibliographies. Authors can provide their texts for download as PDFs. Indications of errors or missing titles and supplementary information, especially in form of abstracts and short critical reviews, are always welcome!

Project manager: Dr. Joachim Trinkwitz, Dept. of German, Comparative Literature, and Cultural Studies, University of Bonn, Germany



Sponsored by Gesellschaft für Comicforschung


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Faulstich, Werner. Medienästhetik und Mediengeschichte: Mit einer fallstudie zu "the war of the worlds" von h. g. wells. Reihe Siegen. Heidelberg: Winter, 1982.
Last edited by: joachim 1/26/23, 7:13 AM
Kraenzle, Christina. "Risking Representation: Abstraction, affect, and the documentary mode in birgit weyhe’s madgermanes." Seminar 56.(2020): 212–34.
Added by: joachim 1/22/23, 2:21 PM
Brinkmann, Frank Thomas, ed. Endlichkeit, Tod und der Comic. Berlin: Ch.A. Bachmann, 2022.
Added by: joachim 1/19/23, 12:24 PM
"Dictionnaire esthétique et thématique de la bande dessinée." 2012. Accessed 27 September. 2015. <>.
Last edited by: joachim 1/18/23, 12:11 PM
Cole, Jean Lee. "Rising from the Gutter: Rudolph block, the comic strip, and the ghetto fiction of bruno lessing." Melus 41.(2016): 27–54.
Last edited by: joachim 1/17/23, 4:57 PM
Lioi, Anthony. Nerd Ecology: Defending the earth with unpopular culture. Environmental Cultures. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.
Last edited by: joachim 12/30/22, 11:58 AM
Philippi, Birte Svea. Sterben, Tod und Jenseits in der graphischen Literatur Schlüsselbildanalysen in bilderbüchern und graphic novels. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2022.
Added by: joachim 12/15/22, 7:51 PM
Imperatore, Lynn. "See for yourself: Drawing (out) the interiors of vision." Drawing 1.(2016): 37–57.
Last edited by: joachim 12/12/22, 7:47 PM
Gómez, Felipe. "Will it be possible? Apocalypse and resistance in latin american graphic novels." Paradoxa 32.(2021): 201–24.
Last edited by: joachim 11/26/22, 2:00 PM
Banita, Georgiana and Lee Konstantinou, eds. Artful Breakdowns: The comics of art spiegelman. Tom Inge Series on Comics Artists. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2023.
Added by: joachim 11/22/22, 9:41 PM
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