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Christopher, Brandon: "Rethinking Comics and Visuality, from the Audio Daredevil to Philipp Meyer's Life." In: Disability Studies Quarterly 38.3 (2018)(<>). 
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Resource type: Web Article
Languages: English
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DOI: 10.18061/dsq.v38i3.6477
BibTeX citation key: Christopher2018
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Keywords: "Daredevil", "Life", Disability, Materiality, Meyer. Philipp, Superhero, Translation, USA
Creators: Christopher
Collection: Disability Studies Quarterly
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This essay examines two comics that question, either implicitly or explicitly, the near-ubiquitous association of comics and the visual. First, it examines the 'audio edition' of Mark Waid's Daredevil #1, an attempt to translate the comic into an aural medium, and assesses the efficacy of translating a text that has been conceived as visual into a non-visual form. It then turns away from mainstream, visually-conceived comics, examining Philipp Meyer's Life, a 2013 independent comic designed to be read by sighted and non-sighted readers. Taken together, these readings propose that comics' presumed dependence on visuality is more arbitrary than has heretofore been acknowledged.
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