Graphic Novels, Zines, and Comix

Graphic Novels, Zines and Comix: from Hogarth to Robert Crumb” is the exhibit in the Crossman Gallery (Center for the Arts) from Feb. 21-Mar. 20, 2008. There will also be a lecture by Max Estes on Thurs., Feb. 21, at 6 pm in the Greenhill Center of the Arts, room 30, followed by a reception in the Crossman Gallery.

The University Library has resources on these topics if you’re interested in more information.

Graphic Novels cover
A keyword search of the Library catalog for zines or comix or “graphic novels” or comics will find books including

  • Making comics: storytelling secrets of comics, manga and graphic novels
  • Whatcha mean, what’s a zine?: the art of making zines and minicomics
  • Comics, comix & graphic novels, and
  • Graphic novels: everything you need to know

Graphic novels held in the Library’s collections will be found with this search also.

Articles can be found by searching the Library’s databases, e.g., one article found by searching Academic Search Premier is “Graphic Novels in the Classroom” by Gene Yang, published in graphic novel format in Language Arts (Jan. 2008, Vol. 85, Issue 3, on pp. 185-192).

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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