If you’re new to comics and graphic novels, start here!
First, do check out the basics:
Here are a few articles and guides to get you started, especially in the library world. Some of these are written by me (Robin) and some are from my excellent colleagues in the library and comics world.
- Graphic Novels 101: Reading Lessons by Hollis Rudiger, The Horn Book, March/April 2006 (PDF)
- Graphic Novels 101: FAQ by Robin Brenner, The Horn Book, March/April 2006
- Cataloging Graphic Novels by Kat Kan, Diamond Bookshelf
- In a Single Bound: A Short Primer on Comics for Educators by Drego Little, New Horizons for Learning, 2005
On Japanese Manga: