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Graphic Novels: Introduction

About this guide


Welcome to the Graphic Novels guide! In this guide, you will find resources relevant to various aspects of graphic novels and comics books, including books and databases. I encourage you to explore Daley Library's main website for additional information and resources.

*Image from Understanding Comics, by Scott McCloud

What is a graphic novel?

A graphic novel is a narrative work presented to an audience in the form of a comic strip. Specifically, the term "graphic novel" is used to describe either a collection of related comic book stories gathered into a single book, or a single comic book exhibiting similiar length and narrative of a novel.

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