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Graphic Novels

This guide will help you locate graphic novels, finding information for researching and creating graphic novels.

About Graphic Novels

Graphic novels have become an essential component of academic library collections because they:

  • are a legitimate area of research
  • are increasingly used as instructional resources
  • support the recreational reading mission of academic libraries
  • are reviewed in most professional review journals

What is a Graphic Novel?

Abel, J. (2002). Drawing Words & Writing Pictures. Retrieved from 



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