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Graphic Novels & Comics

A guide to finding and researching graphic novels and comics in the UMD Libraries.

Finding Articles in Library Databases

The databases below may include scholarly articles on topics related to graphic novels, including their history, criticism, and uses in various setting (for example, schools and libraries.)

Useful keywords include: "Graphic novels," "Comic books, strips, etc.," "Narrative art," "Film adaptations," "Cartoons," "Cartoonists," and the names of specific comics and their creators.

Selected Scholarly Journals

The following journals are available electronically via Libraries' subscriptions.

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