Juan Alberto Conde holds an MA Degree in Communication and an MA in Philosophy from the Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá. He holds a PhD. in Semiotics and Sciences of Languages from the Université de Limoges, France. Professor and full-time researcher at the University of Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano, he has published several articles on comics and graphic novels, cinema and genre literature in Colombia. His latest book as an editor and co-author is Semióticas del cine y del audiovisual: nuevas tendencias.