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Rubric and metrics for peer reviewing research comics.pdf

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This rubric is intended as a supplementary framework to assist students who are learning to read research comics and peer reviewers with subject-matter expertise but lacking familiarity to evaluating the visual plane of the comics format. It is part of the article by E. Woock, “Rubric and Metrics for Peer Reviewing Research Comics” The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship (2023).

Key references:

Michael Pagliaro’s Rubric of Literary Merit in Graphic Novels. 2.0 in “Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words? Determining the Criteria for Graphic Novels with Literary Merit.” The English Journal 103(4): 31–45.

COPE Council 2017 COPE Ethical guidelines for peer reviewers. New Kings Court, Tollgate, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 3LG, United Kingdom: Committee on Publication Ethics.

Davies, Paul Fisher 2019 New Choices of the Comics Creator, The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship 9(1), 3.

Kuttner, P., Sousanis, N., and Weaver-Hightower, M. 2017 How to draw comics the scholarly way: Creating comics-based research in the academy. In P. Leavy, ed. Handbook of Arts-Based Research. NY, NY: Guilford Press. pp. 396–423.


The funding for this research project was provided by the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports for specific research (IGA_FF_2022_047).