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Stan Lee’s comic book universe; Cerith Wyn Evans on complexity; and is the art world really just about the money?

How will the Black Panther writer, known for his landmark critical assessments of race, take on the quintessential symbol of Americana?

By Julian Chambliss

A history of underground Black publishing, from W.E.B. Du Bois to #BlackLivesMatter

By Ian Bourland

A different kind of post-internet: the comics of Brian K. Vaughan

By Jörg Heiser

A number of young artists such as Patrick Goddard, Marie Jacotey and Stuart Middleton are exploring the possibilites of the graphic novel

By Patrick Langley
Amelie von Wulffen, Untitled,  2012, watercolour and  Indian ink on paper, 28 × 20 cm. Courtesy: the artist, Gió Marconi, Milan, and Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna; photograph: Roman März

How humour feeds painting

By Paul Teasdale
Gino Starace’s original cover design adapted for the film poster for Fantômas,1913. Courtesy: Scala, Florence

20th-century illustrations of Fantômas

By Erik Morse
Cover of The Death Ray, 2004

Exhibiting comics: the graphic novels of Daniel Clowes and his contemporaries

Francesc Ruiz Philadelphia Newsstand, 2010

Comic books and identity; innuendo and homoerotic iconography

By Max Andrews