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Douglas Wolk

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How Comics Became Literature for Adults

(48) Comments | Posted June 27, 2011 | 8:56 AM

Maybe you think of yourself as being not so much a "graphic novel" kind of person. But then you watch a movie based on Watchmen or Persepolis or V for Vendetta and you're told that the source material is even better, so you pick one up. Or a friend presses...

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Superhero Comics' Girl Trouble

(6) Comments | Posted June 5, 2007 | 4:04 PM

The American superhero comics industry -- once supported at least as much by girls as by boys -- has been desperately trying to figure out how to bring back women readers for decades. It's very simple. All it has to do is not hang out a gigantic sign announcing GIRLS:...

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