Libraries urged to carry more comic books

“Comic books deserve a permanent place in public libraries and a legitimate spot in the pantheon of children’s literature, says a B.C. librarian who is making the case for this oft-derided art form to an international gathering of the children’s book world.”

“People think they’re easier to read, but they’re not,” said Kirsten Anderson, who works in the young adult section of the Richmond Public Library. “The word count is high, the language level is just as high…. A comic book is not lowbrow.” (from The National Post)