Dr. A. David Lewis is a college educator and comics studies scholar, most recently co-editing Muslim Superheroes: Comics, Islam, and Representation with Martin Lund. He is also the co-editor of Graven Images: Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels as well as Digital Death: Mortality and Beyond in the Online Age. Dr. Lewis also serves on the board of NuDay Syria and has expanded his work to include the field of Graphic Medicine, specifically the representation of cancer in comics narratives.


B.A., Brandeis University – English/Psychology
M.A., Georgetown University – English Literature
Ph.D., Boston University – Religious Studies

Other Publications

Seeing Sounds / Hearing Pictures – A Round Table on Sound & Comics:
“How do techniques from comics narratives of deafness create a sense of disorientation and potential alienation that reveal the role of sound in graphic medicine?” – The Middle Spaces, April 9, 2019

“Biden’s Refrain” – Medium.com, May 13, 2019

“Real Time Responses to The Lady Doctor” – Medium.com, July 15, 2019

Blog Posts



MLA, AAR, PCA/ACA, Comics Studies Society

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