Ben Novotny Owen

Ben Novotny Owen is a PhD candidate in English at Ohio State University. He has written on race and early sound cinema in Screen, and has an essay in the recent collection The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World. He is currently working on a dissertation about the connections between cartooning and modern art in the United States between 1915 and 1965.


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I’m Not Doing This for You: An Interview with Laurenn McCubbin
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