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CLOSURE #9 (March 2023)

Ā»To the gods alone, old age and death never comeĀ« ā€“ Sophocles lamented old age and described everything that came with it as troublesome. For centuries, the natural aging of the body has been used to be the very image of angst. Recently, pathography has received considerable attention in comics studies. In these enquiries, the ageing and elderly body and mind is depicted in clinical pictures. But the perception or experience of old age is not only relevant on the basis of physical and mental developments or comparisons. Age also matters with regard to how the term Ā»generationĀ« is understood.
The ninth issue of CLOSURE brings together articles on these and other facets of age and aging in comics and its readership. Bitte weiterlesen