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Graphic Novels


Use this guide to explore and search the Comic books and the Graphic Novel collection at the Transmountain Library as well general history of the genre, 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 as one that represents the genre 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" 





Isabel Quintero/ Zeke Pena. El Paso, TX

How to Read a Graphic Novel

ALA 2020 Youth Media Awards Presentation

DUKEScomics : Elvira Carrizal-Dukes/Ronnie Dukes. El Paso, TX

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