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Graphic Novels: About Graphic Novels and Comic Books

Graphic novels, comics, manga, and wordless books are all contained in this collection.

"Combining visual art (a sense of space, mass, motion, and color) with literary and cinematic techniques (plot, point of view, character development, metaphor, allegory, flashbacks and flashforwards, speeding and slowing time, close-ups, long views, stream of consciousness, montage, etc.) graphic novels contain some of the most creative work in publishing today. They promote visual and verbal literacy, as well as love of reading." (CBLDF, 2006) 

How to Read a Graphic Novel

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