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Fink, Moritz. "Of Maus and Gen: Author avatars in nonfiction comics." International Journal of Comic Art 20. (2018): 267–96. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Language: en: English
BibTeX citation key: Fink2018
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Categories: General
Keywords: Authorship, Autobiography, Character, Comics Journalism, Historical account
Creators: Fink
Collection: International Journal of Comic Art
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This article looks at instances where creators of nonfiction comics insert themselves into their works via avatar characters. Drawing on Bill Nichols’s “modes of documentary film,” the paper discusses instances of author avatars in the history of nonfiction comics from Henry Kiyama’s 1931 Four Immigrants Manga to Joe Sacco’s first-person comics journalism in Palestine.
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