Antonio Mirizzi

Antonio Mirizzi is a PhD student at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He is currently working on a tentative framework describing the cognitive experience of the comics reader but his research topics also include narrative complexity (especially in comics), ongoing seriality and the reshaping of the novel-form in comics.
Along with academic commitments, he is a comic writer and artist, teaching history and theory of comics in private courses addressed to both adults and children. He has recently published an essay dedicated to the work of serial author Leo Ortolani, Rat-Man. La Scimmia, il Topo e il Supereroe (2023), originally his Master’s thesis.