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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The latest in DC Ink's line of young adult graphic novels focuses on Raven, a super-powered heroine best known as a cloaked and hooded member of the Teen Titans.
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In the past graphic novels have suffered from marginalization and misleading assumptions such as they appeal to a small audience, their art is of poor quality, they only interest boys or reluctant readers or dyslexics and they are stereotypical and unrepresentative of minorities.
The increased collecting and use of graphic novels in academia, along with the challenge of identifying graphic novel holdings in the catalog, has made finding ways to increase awareness of this collection all the more important.
Since Ghost World, he has written two screenplays and released more than a dozen comics and graphic novels, earning innumerable awards and nominations along the way.
Louisa had to show these students the difference between comic books and graphic novels. 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.
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Jan Baetens and Hugo Frey, The Graphic Novel: An Introduction.
In authorizing this special issue, the editors of Studies in the Novel have made concrete their recognition of one of the most exciting literary and artistic developments of the past forty years--the graphic novel. Taken together, these essays reveal the richness of this new literary and artistic genre.