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Stein, Daniel: "Gaps as Significant Absences. The Case of Serial Comics." In: Meaningful Absence Across Arts and Media. The Significance of Missing Signifiers. Hrsg. v. Werner Wolf, Nassim Balestrini und Walter Bernhart. (Studies in Intermediality, 11.) Leiden: Brill, 2019, S. 126–155. 
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Resource type: Book Article
Languages: English
DOI: 10.1163/9789004394520_007
BibTeX citation key: Stein2019
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Keywords: Sequentiality, Seriality, Superhero, USA
Creators: Balestrini, Bernhart, Stein, Wolf
Publisher: Brill (Leiden)
Collection: Meaningful Absence Across Arts and Media. The Significance of Missing Signifiers
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This contribution considers the ways in which comics utilize the gaps between panels (sequentiality) and installments (seriality) to turn an absence into a meaningful presence. Rather than conceive of these gaps as essential flaws of comics storytelling, the contribution suggests that they have historically served as the basis for an intensely participatory culture that has driven the development of the medium. Moreover, instead of focusing exclusively on absent signifiers, the contribution illustrates the tendencies and means of superhero comics to trouble any neat separation between absent signifier and a signifying presence.
  
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