Comics Arts Conference—Comic-Con International

deadline for submissions: 
February 1, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International in San Diego, July 23-26, 2020.  We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and indepenent scholars.  We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.

The CAC is designed to bring together comics scholars, professionals, critics, and historicans to engage in discussion of the comics medium in a forum that includes the public.  Proposals are due February 1, 2020, to or via email to  For more information, see our website at