Comics studies in the Nordic countries – field or discipline?

  title={Comics studies in the Nordic countries – field or discipline?},
  author={Fredrik Str{\"o}mberg},
  journal={Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics},
  pages={134 - 155}
The last few years have seen a flurry of academic activities on comics in the Nordic countries. But are we on the verge of establishing an independent field or a discipline of comics studies, or both? And if so, is this desirable? On an international level, comics studies have for some time been an intellectual field and can now be said to be on a pre-paradigmatic level as a discipline. In the Nordic countries, the field of comics studies has grown rapidly the last few years, but it is still… Expand
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