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“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. Feel free to use it, whether for a book club or in a classroom, or in any way you think up. more

Guest post: Lior reports on Ludovic Debeurme’s SVA visit, April 2011

Ludovic Debeurme doesn’t have a script or an idea of the full storyline before he starts to work on a book. Rather, he starts with visuals and characters and allows for digressions.This way of work helps him to make connections that he otherwise wouldn’t have made. more

“What Is a Graphic Novel?” PDF downloads

Jessica’s 2002 strip, “What Is a “Graphic Novel?”” is a great tool for introducing comics into your classroom or library. here we have a print-quality PDF version of the strip, which you can use to print posters and handouts. There are black and white versions of the poster (11″ x 17″), and the handout (two Read More more