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Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels

Resources for research on comics and graphic novels.

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Erin Anthony
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Welcome! Let's get started on researching comics and graphic novels.

Welcome to the research guide for Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels. This guide is intended to provide easy access to resources and materials referenced in the class session April 4, 2023. Additionally, this guide can help you find inspiration for projects and essays based on graphic novels and comics. 

In this guide: 

  • Quick links to the Barnard Library and CLIO
  • A list of recommended resources on analyzing graphic novels and comics
  • A bibliography of material that might help you with research and writing 
  • Links to databases for searching
  • Links to other guides on topics related to graphic novels and comics


Idea Crowdsource

During the class you will be asked to share a little information about themes/concepts you are engaging to write your essay. If you already have a prompt question for your essay, you can add your question.

Please contribute your thoughts and ideas to the document linked here. 

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