Graphic novels differ from comic books


Graphic novels seems to be getting some press lately, This One, from says although graphic novels, which rose to popularity in the 1980s, share a basic element with comic books -- a sequence of illustrated picture frames with text bubbles -- these animated novels come in a variety of sizes, usually are printed on higher-quality paper, often are bound in hard covers and encompass the variety of genres mentioned above.

Via Gary Deane.


I think most of the earlier press was for crossover titles like Jimmy Corrigan or David Boring or Persepolis.
Or for the much improved sales of manga in chain bookstores. layout=article&articleId=CA313524 adid=4953

Let's recall that this is not protected content, in the US, according to the Supreme Court.

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