Jeet Heer visits Burnhamthrope CI on May 11, 2010


A Canadian cultural journalist, Jeet Heer has written for many publications including the National Post,, the Boston Globe, The American Prospect, the Los Angeles Times, The Literary Review of Canada, the Virginia Quarterly Review and the Guardian of London. With Kent Worcester, His is co-editor of Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium (Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 2004) and A Cultural Studies Reader (Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 2008), which won the Peter C. Rollins Book Award given annually to the best book in American Studies or Cultural Studies. With Chris Ware and Chris Oliveros, Heer is editing a series of volumes reprinting Frank King's Gasoline Alley, four volumes of which published under the umbrella title Walt and Skeezix. He has written introductions to many volumes reprinting such classic cartoonists as Winsor McCay, George Herriman, Gustave Verbeek, Clare Briggs, Milton Caniff, and Roy Crane.



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