Stories from Glasgow: Ep.2 - The World's First Comic
Published: 20 October 2022
The College of Arts podcast looks at 'The Glasgow Looking Glass'
Move over Gotham, there’s a more important city in comic book history. Glasgow is home to the world’s first comic, The Glasgow Looking Glass, and in this new episode of the College of Arts podcast, Stories From Glasgow, we’re uncovering its fascinating story.
Expect local landmarks, missing mummies and more, as researcher Danielle Schwertner and Professor Laurence Grove share some of their favourite extracts of the periodical, explaining what we can learn about 19th century Glasgow, and comic book history.
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First published: 20 October 2022