graphic novel


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graphic novel:

see comic stripcomic strip,
combination of cartoon with a story line, laid out in a series of pictorial panels across a page and concerning a continuous character or set of characters, whose thoughts and dialogues are indicated by means of "balloons" containing written speech.
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Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, Photographic might herald a new opportunity for graphic novels -- placement in museum gift shops.
Graphic novels are a proven medium for educating, stimulating and engaging teen readers.
The graphic novel is an extended comic book that "treats nonfictional as well as fictional plots and themes with the depth and subtlety that we have come to expect of traditional novels and extended nonfictional texts" (Tabachnick, 2009, p.
In the graphic novel, the Lasalle character, the French agent is actually a man.
This book is intended for librarians and library staff, but it would be a great textbook for library school courses on graphic novels and/or readers' advisory.
Over a year later, French Comics Framed exposes English-speaking audiences to French language comics translated into English and showcases the excellence and remarkable variety of French language graphic novels today.
Chapter 3 examines how underground comix as well as more mainstream comics productions laid groundwork for the emergence of the graphic novel.
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Because of the skill of author/artist Joe Sacco, according to Acheson, the effect of some of the events depicted in this harrowing graphic novel is that the reader is drawn in and even traumatized when viewing these events and filling in the gaps between the panels with his or her own experiences or imagined experiences to an extent that exceeds interaction with a prose text.
Although consensus around a definition of the term graphic novel is still developing, Will Eisner's A Contract with God is often cited as the first novel in this form.
It's here that the book's major achievement lies, providing readers with keys on how the graphic novel milieu translates film scenes into a different medium.
COMIC lovers will be in their element with the arrival of the UK Graphic Novel Expo in Sunderland on May 30, especially when they find out it's free.