Graphic Novels: A Genre Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More
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Graphic Novels: A Genre Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More

by Michael Pawuk, Brian K. Vaughan
     
 

ISBN-10: 159158132X

ISBN-13: 9781591581321

Pub. Date: 12/30/2006

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Adding graphic novels to your library collection is a surefire way to boost circulation and build customer loyalty. But with thousands of graphic novels being published annually and no sign of a slowdown, how do you determine which graphic novels to purchase, and which to recommend to teen and adult readers? This guide is intended to help you start, update, or

Overview

Adding graphic novels to your library collection is a surefire way to boost circulation and build customer loyalty. But with thousands of graphic novels being published annually and no sign of a slowdown, how do you determine which graphic novels to purchase, and which to recommend to teen and adult readers? This guide is intended to help you start, update, or maintain a graphic novel collection and advise readers about the genre. It covers more than 2,400 titles, including series titles, and organizes them according to genre, subgenre, and theme-from super-heroes and adventure to crime, humor, and nonfiction. Reading levels, awards/recognition, and core titles are identified; and tie-ins with gaming, film, anime, and television are noted. Grade 6 through adult.

In addition, it will cite resources for learning more about the genre, and provide information on awards. Hundreds of images illustrate the guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591581321
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/30/2006
Series:
Genreflecting Advisory Series
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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