This database features a box you can check to limit your search to scholarly/peer-reviewed articles. If the article is not full-text, you may obtain a copy through InterLibrary Loan at no charge to you.
When you see something of interest, note the terminology that is used in the discussion. Try to isolate key concept words or key phrases to use when searching the online catalog and electronic databases.
Use these subject headings to find books in the library catalog:
Comics Databases and Web Sites
These online sources contain scholarly full-text journals. Project Muse contains current articles while JSTOR contains mostly materials over three years old. Use the Advanced Search and limit your search to Articles in order to avoid book reviews.