“What Is a ‘Graphic Novel?'” slideshow

Librarians and comics educators, here’s a great and simple tool for introducing the basics of comics! We’ve put together a Powerpoint/PDF presentation of Jessica’s 2002 strip, “What is a ‘Graphic Novel?.'”  (Also available as a PDF poster or handout.)

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License, which means that you are free to use it and edit it in whatever way you want as long as you give us credit, and don’t try to make money off the use.  We’d love to hear what you’re doing with this comic – whether at your book club, in your classroom, or somewhere else – please get in touch and tell us about it!

“What is a ‘Graphic Novel'” presentation : PDF/ PPT

You can find the web version here and the PDF poster version of this strip here.

"What is a 'Graphic Novel'"? Presentation

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.


2 Comments to “What Is a ‘Graphic Novel?'” slideshow

  • by Amy

    On October 27, 2011 at 10:26 am

    Terrific! Thank you so much! I work with teachers in schools who really don’t have an understanding of graphic novels except, as you say, superhero comics. Unfortunately, comic and graphic novel reading is limited in schools because of this misunderstanding. It really is fantastic of you to share this resource. I’ll do the same!

  • by Jessica

    On October 27, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    Thanks a ton–I really hope this is useful to you.

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