Enter the name for this tabbed section: Monographs
  • Projections: Comics and the History of 21st-century Storytelling Stanford University Press, 2012; hardcover and paper
  • The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture University of Illinois Press, 2012; paper edition, 2014
  • Master Plots: Race and the Founding of an American Literature 1787-1845 Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998; paper edition, 2000
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Enter the name for this tabbed section: Edited Volumes (selected)
  • Percy Crosby's Skippy: Complete Dailies Co-edited with Dean Mullaney. Library of American Comics / IDW, 2012- (7 volumes projected)
  • The Gumps & The Saga of Mary Gold Library of American Comics Essentials Volume 2. Library of American Comics/ IDW, 2013
  • Graphic Narratives and Narrative TheorySpecial Issue of SubStance 40. 1 (2011), co-edited, with David Herman
  • Periodical Comics and CartoonsSpecial Issue of American Periodicals 17.2 (2007), co-edited, with Lucy Shelton Caswell
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Enter the name for this tabbed section: Academic Essays (selected)
  • “Film + Comics: A Multimodal Romance in the Age of Transmedial Convergence"in Storyworlds Across Media, ed. Marie-Laure Ryan and Jan-Noël Thon. University of Nebraska, 2014, pp. 193-210
  • “The Serial Novel” in Oxford History of the Novel in English, Vol. 6: The American Novel 1870-1940, ed. Priscilla Wald and Michael A. Elliott. Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 289-303
  • "A History of the Narrative Comic Strip"in From Comic Strips to Graphic Novels: Contributions to the Theory and History of Graphic Narrative, Eds. Daniel Stein and Jan-Noël Thon. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2013, pp. 241-54
  • “Serial Killers: The Crime Comics of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips” Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 59.1 (2011): 55-70
  • “Susanna Rowson’s Periodical Career” Studies in American Fiction 38.1-2 (2011): 99-114
  • “Storylines” SubStance 40.1 (2011): 53-69.
  • “Same Difference: Graphic Alterity in the Work of Gene Luen Yang, Adrian Tomine, and Derek Kirk Kim”in Approaches to Multicultural Comics: From Zap! to Blue Beetle, edited by Frederick Luis Aldama (University of Texas Press, 2010), pp. 132-48.
  • "Peter Greenaway's Suitcase Cinema & New Media Archeology"Studies in European Cinema 5.2 (2008): 143-53
  • “Autography’s Biography, 1972-2007” Biography 31.1 (2008): 1-26
  • “Archives, Collectors and the New Media Work of Comics” Modern Fiction Studies 52.4 (2006): 787-806
  • "Covered Wagons and Decalogues: Paramount’s Myths of Origins"Yale Journal of Criticism 13.2 (Fall 2000): 361-89
  • “The Literary Museum and the Unsettling of the Early American Novel” ELH 67.3 (Fall 2000): 743-71
  • “Alien Nation: Edgar Huntly’s Savage Awakening” American Literature 66.3 (1994): 429-61
  • “What Blood Will Tell: Hereditary Determinism in McTeague and GreedTexas Studies in Language and Literature 36.1 (1994): 51-74
  • 'Our Native Clay’: Racial and Sexual Identity and the Making of Americans in The BridgeAmerican Quarterly 44.1 (1992): 24-50
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Enter the name for this tabbed section: Editorial (selected)
  • Studies in Comics and CartoonsBook series co-editor (with Lucy Shelton Caswell), 2011 -
  • American Periodicals: A Journal of History, Criticism, & BibliographyJournal co-editor (with Susan Williams and Steven Fink), 2003-2010
    Advisory Editor, 2014 -
  • Library of American ComicsContributing editor, 2012 -
  • ELHAssistant Editor,1991-92
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Enter the name for this tabbed section: Curatorial
  • The Long March: Civil Rights in Cartoons and ComicsCo-curated with Jenny Robb, The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, August 16 – November 30, 2014
  • Will Eisner: 75 Years of Graphic StorytellingCo-curated with Caitlin McGurk, The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, August 16 – November 30, 2014
  • ‘Scenes of My Infint-hood’: Celebrating the Birth of Krazy KatCo-curated with Jenny Robb, The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, September 7-December 3, 2010
  • To Be Continued: Comic Strip StorytellingCo-curated with Jenny Robb, The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, June 18-August 24, 2007
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Enter the name for this tabbed section: CV (pdf)
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