Mexican Comics at TORCH Oxford

Cover of an issue of Mexican comic Pepín ('a graphic novels journal'), 1936-1954
Cover of an issue of Mexican comic Pepín (‘a graphic novels journal’), 1936-1954

Comics and Graphic Novels: The Politics of Form is a new interdisciplinary network and seminar series promoting the academic study of comics at Oxford. It is hosted at TORCH, which stands for The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities.

On Thursday 16 February 2017 TORCH will host an event on Mexican Comics.

I will participate in this event along curator Marisol Rodríguez and comics artist, editor and publisher Francisco de la Mora. We will discuss the current state of Mexican comics in a panel chaired by Jessica Fernández de Lara, University of Cambridge.

This event is open to all.

Date and time: Thursday, February 16, 2017 – 5:15pm
Location: Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building,                                                  Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG

To join the seminar mailing list, please email network convener Dominic Davies at or

Click here to download the Comics and Graphic Novels termcard [PDF].