Sexual violence in comics

  title={Sexual violence in comics},
  author={Mihaela Precup and Rebecca Scherr},
  journal={Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics},
  pages={225 - 226}
This is the first of two special issues of the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics dedicated to the exploration of the representation of sexual violence in the medium of comics. The contributors included in this issue have focused on sexual violence in fictional comics; our next issue, to be published in the summer of 2018, will explore the theme of sexual violence in historical and autobiographical comics. We started from the premise that the visual representation of sexual violence tests the… 
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