The Great American (Graphic) Novel

The Great American Novel (GAN) is a term often used to describe breakthrough literary works that are thought to embody the essence of America. These are novels that are considered by many to be the best of the best! In some way, shape, or form these works deal with American’s national character throughout the ages, […]

Pictures Worth a Thousand Words

In this class we have briefly touched on what makes a graphic novel a graphic novel. Some define a graphic novel as simply a novel in comic strip format. Other definitions are slightly more complicated, but they usually all involve mention of sequential art as the defining feature of a graphic novel. As my research […]