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When Manga Came to America: Super-Hero Revisionism in Mai, the Psychic GirlSequart Releases When Manga Came to America: Super-Hero Revisionism in Mai, the Psychic Girl

Sequart Organization is proud to announce the release of When Manga Came to America: Super-Hero Revisionism in Mai, the Psychic Girl, by Julian Darius. The first manga widely available in English, Mai, the Psychic Girl — written… [more]

Julian DariusJulian Darius Surpasses One Million Words on Sequart.org

In a first for our site, founder Julian Darius’s Sequart.org word count has surpassed one million words! Add to that the books he’s written for Sequart, the pieces he’s contributed to our essay anthologies, and any… [more]

Martian Comics #1 cover by Darick RobertsonJulian Darius on Martian Comics

Julian Darius, founder of Sequart Organization, has a Kickstarter up for a comics series called Martian Comics, to be published by his company Martian Lit. The first storyline was co-created by Sequart contributor Kevin Thurman.… [more]

Voyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western CivilizationSequart Releases Voyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western Civilization

Sequart Research & Literacy Organization is proud to release Voyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western Civilization, a book co-authored by Kevin Thurman and Julian Darius. Through works like Transmetropolitan, Planetary, and The Authority, Warren… [more]

Photo by Seth KushnerSequart’s Next Documentary Film Subject is Neil Gaiman!

Sequart Research & Literacy Organization, in conjunction with Respect! Films, is honored and proud to announce that author Neil Gaiman will be the next subject in its expanding line of comics-centric documentaries.

Julian DariusTwo New Interviews with Julian Darius, on Sequart and the Comics Medium

Sequart founder Dr. Julian Darius has done two recent interviews about Sequart and the medium of comics. In an interview with JC Thomas, Julian Darius discusses the medium of comics, whether it can be considered… [more]

The Devil is in the Details: Examining Matt Murdock and DaredevilOn Sequart’s New Daredevil Book (Video)

In which I discuss Sequart’s most recent publication, The Devil is in the Details: Examining Matt Murdock and Daredevil, edited by Ryan K. Lindsay, and my own essay in the volume (which is titled “What… [more]

This Lightning, This Madness: Understanding Alan Moore's Miracleman, Book OneSequart Announces Two New Books

Sequart is proud to announce two new books: Logan Ludwig’s Moving Panels: Translating Comics to Film and Julian Darius’s This Lightning, This Madness: Understanding Alan Moore’s Miracleman, Book One.

And the Universe so Big: Understanding Batman: The Killing JokeAnnouncing Sequart’s Singles Program

Sequart Research & Literacy Organization is proud to announce its new singles program with three new releases. Sequart singles are short books — under 100 pages. They’re bite-sized bunches of comics criticism, yet long enough… [more]

San Diego Comic-Con 2012The Image Revolution at Comic-Con

If you’re going to be at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, be sure to stop by our panel about The Image Revolution, our forthcoming documentary film about Image Comics. On the panel will be director and… [more]

Improving the Foundations: Batman Begins from Comics to ScreenGet Sequart’s Book on Batman Begins for 99 Cents

Sequart’s Improving the Foundations: Batman Begins from Comics to Screen, by Julian Darius, is now available digitally for 99 cents.

Keeping the World Strange (revised first edition)Sequart’s Books Get New, Cheaper Editions

Sequart Research & Literacy Organization’s entire line of eight books of comics scholarship is now available in revised editions featuring significantly lower cover prices.

Flash_133Seeing through Spectacles

Julian Darius’s essay Hollow Spectacle cites a current DC comic for its overuse of meaningless spectacular scenes, such as a scene in the recent Justice League #1, in which Green Lantern uses his power ring… [more]

Keeping the World Strange: A Planetary GuideKeeping the World Strange in Comics Stores Wednesday

Keeping the World Strange, our book on Warren Ellis and John Cassaday’s Planetary, hits comics stores Wednesday (14 September 2011).

Or can All-Star Superman point to the future of the genre?Roundtable on Current Super-Hero Comics, the Problem of Nostalgia, and the Genre’s Future

Depending on whom you ask, current super-hero comics are either sub-competent exercises in nostalgia or exciting, dynamic explorations of heroism, adapted for contemporary times.

iPad / iBooksSequart’s Books Go Digital

As part of Sequart’s roll-out into digital distribution, two of its books are now available digitally: Timothy Callahan’s Grant Morrison: The Early Years and Julian Darius’s Improving the Foundations: Batman Begins from Comics to Screen.

Related Recap, the podcast at Comic RelatedSequart’s Julian Darius and Kevin Thurman on Comic Related

Comic Related, an impressive website with comics news and a full slate of podcasts, interviewed Sequart’s publisher Julian Darius and marketing director Kevin Thurman for its most recent episode of The Related Recap.

Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2)Sequart at C2E2

If you’re going to be at C2E2 in Chicago on Saturday, 19 March, come check out Sequart’s “Year of Ellis” panel.

Warren Ellis2011: The Year of Ellis

Here at Sequart, 2011 is the Year of Ellis — as in celebrated comics writer Warren Ellis. Throughout the year, we’ll be offering three books and a documentary film on Ellis, exploring his major works, his… [more]