100-200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) are being accepted for a meeting of scholars and professionals at the Comics Arts Conference at Comic-Con International, held in San Diego from July 12-15, 2012. We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars. We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry. The Conference is designed to bring together comics scholars, professionals, critics and historians to engage in discussion of the comics medium in a forum that includes the public. Submit a proposal by March 1 to http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BZD3DRD.
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