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Graphic Novels and Comics

A guide for students and researchers interested in graphic novels and comics

Welcome to the Graphic Novels LibGuide!

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Comics and graphic literature in the United States have a fun, provocative, and proud history that evolves in the interplay between storytelling, literature, biography, politics, and art. This guide is an introduction to some of the print and electronic media created in the study and exploration of graphic novels and comics, as well as a selection of some of the major texts available for your research or enjoyment in URSUS, the University of Maine System's library catalog. Using keywords like "Comics," "Graphic Novels," "Comic art," "Comic artists," and "sequential art" is a simple way to begin your research using any search tool.
Image from teach.com, "Using Graphic Novels in the Middle School Classroom." Accessed 1 March 2018.

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