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Rhizcomics is a digital monograph that composes multimodal arguments about rhetoric and comics. The book presents comics as a rhetorically complex medium capable of nuanced scholarly arguments. Relying on animation, drawing, video, interactivity, and text, Rhizcomics investigates presymbolic rhetoricity across comics and other media. Rhizcomicsis an unusual book. It differs from most books in its organization and argumentation. Like most books, it can be read in many orders (I often begin reading a book in the works cited and then move to the table of contents). Also like many books, it offers a scholarly argument and attempts to persuade its reader using evidence and citing other authors where appropriate. But Rhizcomics’ organization is a little different. Some of its reading orders have... Show More


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