Johannes Schmid on “Documentary: Framing Strategies in Graphic Nonfiction”

 on 22. April 2021 at 18:15, Johannes C.P. Schmid (Europa-Universität Flensburg; Amerikanistik) will present “Comics as (Post-) Documentary: Framing Strategies in Graphic Nonfiction” and discuss it online.

The presentation will focus on framing, using examples by Joe Sacco, Sarah Glidden, and Derf Backderf to look into visual, material, and narrative strategies of framing in documentary comics. Schmid will present approaches from his current monograph “Frames and Framing in Documentary Comics”, published in February 2021 at Palgrave MacMillan.

The presentation will be held via Zoom and in English. Questions can be raised after the presentation in English or German.

Please register on April 21 at the latest by sending an email to

You will receive all access-details shortly before the start of the presentation.

More information on the series of presentations and discussions at the “Comic Kolloquium Nord” are here:

Kind regards from the organisers,
Andreas Veits

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