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Use this guide to explore and search the Comic books and the Graphic Novel collection at the Northwest Library as well general history of the medium, research resources, awards, interviews with famous artists/writers and El Paso writers/artists & publishers.
"Graphic novel" is a term gaining acceptance that is used to describe bound narratives that tell a story through sequential art with or without text. Comics is a medium used to express ideas by images, often combined with text or other visual information. Comics frequently takes the form of juxtaposed sequences of panels of images.This guide is designed to highlight the graphic novel and comics collection at the EPCC Transmountain Library and the EPCC Northwest Library as those that represent the medium historically and artistically.
Acknowledgments: Many thanks to librarian Michelle Gohr for graciously allowing me to copy and adapt/revise her LibGuide "Comics and Graphic Novels" https://libguides.asu.edu/comics.
Isabel Quintero/ Zeke Pena. El Paso, TX
A 2018 Boston Globe Horn Book Nonfiction Award Winner and a 2018 Moonbeam Children's Books Gold Award Winner! Graciela Iturbide was born in Mexico City in 1942, the oldest of 13 children. When tragedy struck Iturbide as a young mother, she turned to photography for solace and understanding. From then on Iturbide embarked on a photographic journey that has taken her throughout her native Mexico, from the Sonora Desert to Juchitán to Frida Kahlo's bathroom, to the United States, India, and beyond. Photographic is a symbolic, poetic, and deeply personal graphic biography of this iconic photographer. Iturbide's journey will excite readers of all ages as well as budding photographers, who will be inspired by her resolve, talent, and curiosity.
Call Number: Youth TR140.I88 Q56 2018
Publication Date: 2018-03-06
DUKE"S comics : Elvira Carrizal-Dukes/Ronnie Dukes. El Paso, TX
A. W. O. L. by
Life on the Frontera has never been easy. It's getting harder. How can you make the "right" decision when that's not an option? We all have knuckleheads in our families andthis makes life that much more complicated. Cruz has two days to ship out and possibly less to save her brother. The question is where does her allegiance lie. It's easy to think of life as black and white, good and bad, justice and criminal. But what about family versus country? Cruz has a hard choice to make with little time to do it.A.W.O.L. is an over 100 page, full color, action/ adventure.
Publication Date: 2016-11-20