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Comics & Graphic Novels

A guide to research materials/recommended reads on graphic novels, comic books, and comic strips.

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Library of Congress Subject Headings for Comics and Graphic Novels

You can use the following list of LC headings to perform subject-based searching for graphic novels, comic books, books about graphic novels/comic books, and related topics in all library catalogs. Results will include both primary and secondary sources:

You can also search for specific characters and creators as subjects (e.g., "Hellboy" or "Lee, Stan"). 


Welcome! You can use this guide to locate comics, graphic novels, manga, and more within the University Library. Comic books and graphic novels are great for both leisure and learning

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