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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Austen's charm and wit are not lost in this adaptation; in fact, Sach has done a very good job of bringing Austen's prose into graphic-novel format while making it understandable for a wide audience.
Sick is Gabby Schulz's fever-dream, the profoundly honest and disturbing graphic-novel account of a fifteen-day illness that pushed the author to the brink of death.

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