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Graphic Novel

J. J. Grandville and His Fantastic Creatures

Boria Sax | Posted 03.17.2014 | Arts
Boria Sax

They give new dimensions to what might otherwise be stereotypes. People are bestial while animals are human. Comic characters are sad, and tragic ones are funny. Nothing is ever what you expected.

Learning from Arthur: New Research on Anti-bullying Awareness

Julie Dobrow | Posted 02.24.2014 | Education
Julie Dobrow

As the platform of broadcast television continues to be melded with interactive platforms like graphic novels, it becomes ever more important to design research that will explore whether educational messages can be more powerfully reinforced.

Tesla Comic Inspires STEM Learning

Ravé Mehta | Posted 04.12.2014 | Education
Ravé Mehta

If we are to truly solve our energy crisis, then we must engage a lot more children today in learning about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). With our current education system, we are going in the opposite direction.

JFK and the Unspeakable as a 'Comic' Book -- A Good Thing?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 01.26.2014 | Books
Jerry Ashton

One man in particular feels that what has been missing to this point has been a rendering of a major book in graphic novel. That person is Seth Reuben Jacobson, co-author along with the illustrator, Oliver Hine.

Classic Children's Book Turned Into Graphic Novel

Hope Larson | Posted 11.21.2012 | Books
Hope Larson

All that time living inside Ms. L'Engle's story has changed my work, and changed me, in ways I don't fully understand. My universe is bigger now, more layered, deeper-and yet, the far places are not so far away.

PHOTOS: 'The Art Of War' Graphic Novel

Kelly Roman | Posted 10.10.2012 | Books
Kelly Roman

By 2007, I had spent a year writing full time for the first time in my life, struggling to identify the best approach to adapting Sun Tzu's The Art of War into a graphic novel.

Movies Ready for Reassessment

Mark Juddery | Posted 10.07.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

So Vertigo -- a 1957 flop that was greeted with bad reviews ("another Hitchcock-and-bull story") -- is now apparently the greatest film every made.

Matjames Metson's "Method Attic": The Lost and Forgotten Transformed

Lisa Derrick | Posted 09.28.2012 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

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WATCH: Are Comic Books the Next Cool Medium for Journalism?

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media
Bill Moyers

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PHOTOS: Anthony Bourdain Releases Ultra-Violent Graphic Novel

Posted 06.27.2012 | Food

Anthony Bourdain has been a writer for some time now, but normally his books are focused around one of two subjects: food or crime. So you can't be al...

NATO Schamto! Comics: Philosophy and Practice Conference is Big News

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.22.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

NATO?! Whatever. The big news of the weekend was the three-day conference at the University of Chicago's new Logan Arts Center, "Comics: Philosophy and Practice," where some of the greatest comics artists and graphic novelists took the stage.

PHOTOS: Graphic Illustrations Of Animal Cruelty

Sue Coe | Posted 07.17.2012 | Books
Sue Coe

Hidden in dark sheds, force fed other species body parts and waste, animals exist and die for the propaganda of "meat," that it tastes good, and is good for us. Nothing is further from the truth.

Rosario Dawson’s Next Role is 'Graphic'

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 03.29.2012 | Latino Voices

Rosario Dawson is best known for her sexy role as the machine-gun wielding dominatrix Gail in Frank Miller’s graphic novel adaptation “Sin City”...

FROM PAGE TO STAGE

Lanie Zipoy | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Lanie Zipoy

How do you transform a moving graphic novel about loss into a theater piece? "This is maybe the hardest thing I've ever done in the theater," Director Kathleen Amshoff says.

The U.S. Constitution: What If You Could Explain the Crafting of This Document in Less Than an Hour?

Kate Kelly | Posted 04.28.2012 | Education
Kate Kelly

The United States Constitution is one of the most influential political documents of all time, and it is the cornerstone that supports our liberty. ...

Michael Hudson Is Pulp Fiction

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 04.02.2012 | Books
Alexandra Holzer

Last month we sat down with graphics novel head writer Martin Powell who writes for many publications including Pulp 2.0, Dark Horse Comics, and now O...

WATCH: 'Maus' Author On His Unconventional Masterpiece

Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts

In any retelling of an event as unspeakable as the Holocaust, much will be lost in translation. With Art Spiegelman's 'Maus,' the retelling is in the ...

PHOTOS: 9 Great Graphic Novel Adaptations

Andrew Losowsky | Posted 10.27.2011 | Books
Andrew Losowsky

Books are turned into movies all the time, but increasingly, they are also getting the graphic novel treatment.

A Novel So Graphic You Can't Look Away... For Kids

npr.org | By Daris Strauss | Posted 09.26.2011 | Books

As a book snob, I've fought and lost a lot of rear-guard actions lately. It was one thing when academics and hipsters (a horn-rimmed multitude) sta...

What Would Joyce Do? Ulysses Revisited -- In Comic Form

Joan K. Smith | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts
Joan K. Smith

Ulysses Seen, a serialized electronic comic book adaptation of James Joyce's Ulysses, is a perfect example of a truly crazy idea turning out to be utterly brilliant.

Cinefantastique Spotlight: Priest

Dan Persons | Posted 07.17.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The producers of Priest are hoping you're jazzed to see a ravaged world in which the war between humanity and blind, sluglike creatures called vampires has reached a stalemate.

Girls Gone Graphic: Poseurs Parses LA Nightlife

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

Poseurs, Deborah Vankin's funny, touching graphic novel about the adventures of young adults immersed in L.A. party culture, reminds me of how I learned to decode the notorious "Hollywood No."

Mixing Pulp and Politics: An Interview with Doonesbury's Garry Trudeau

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

Thanks to a crew of lovable, dynamic if not always clearheaded characters, Doonesbury is still a vital part of the national discussion.

Do Graphic Novels Work Better Than Prose For Non-Fiction?

publishingperspectives.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Had the same story been told in prose, it would have certainly been different, but would it have been as powerful? As the cliche goes, a picture is wo...

Before 'Scott Pilgrim,' A 'Melancholy' Comic About A Girl

New York Times | JENNIFER B. MCDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

But before there was "Scott Pilgrim," there was O'Malley's "Lost at Sea," a stand-alone book about a girl in the midst of late-adolescent crisis, publ...