David Huxley is Senior Lecturer on the BA(Hons) Film and Media Studies course. His subject specialisms are the Graphic Novel, Comic Book & Comic Strip, Censorship, Hollywood Film and Animation. His PhD thesis was The Growth and Development of British Alternative Graphic Magazines 1966-1986. Current research interests include the graphic novel and the comic strip,animation and the horror film and early twentieth century British Music Hall performers. He has drawn and written a wide range of adult and children’s comics, and designed posters for conferences held at the university (see images).
He has supervised a wide range of PhDs in the fields of the graphic novel and the comic strip, horror, genre and national film and examined a wide range of PhDs in film and cultural studies.
He is joint editor of the new Routledge publication ‘The Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics’ (first issue 2010).