Martha Kuhlman is professor of comparative Literature in the Department of English and Cultural Studies at Bryant University, where she teaches courses on the graphic novel, Central European literature, and critical theory. With Dave Ball she coedited The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing is a Way of Thinking (2010). In addition, she has published articles on comics in the Journal of Popular Culture, European Comic Art, and the International Journal of Comic Art, and contributed chapters to The Cambridge History of the Graphic Novel, The Cambridge Guide to the Graphic Novel, and the MLA volume Approaches to Teaching the Graphic Narrative, among other works. Currently she is collaborating with José Alaniz on an edited volume titled Comics of the New Europe. Her artwork Kafka Komix was on display as part of the group exhibit “Playing by the Rules” at the Elzay Art Gallery, Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio.