graphic novel

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graphic novel

n.
A novel whose narrative is related through a combination of text and art, often in comic-strip form.

graphic novel

n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a novel in the form of a comic strip

graph′ic nov′el


n.
a novel in the form of comic strips.
[1985–90]

graphic novel

An extended, self-contained story told in picture strip form.
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Pawuk and Serchay provide readers, librarians, teachers, and other reader advisors a guide to graphic novels, both original graphic novel titles--created solely in a bound format--and collected graphic novels series--originally published as a monthly comic book and after a period of time, repackaged in a collected paperback or hardcover format.
Scott Westerfeld's original graphic novel, Spill Zone, focuses on Addison, a teenager who takes care of her younger sister and earns money by trespassing into Poughkeepsie, which suffered a catastrophic event that killed almost everyone in the town and, three years later, is still toxic.
While an early draft of the script kept most of the elements and themes from the original graphic novel, other pieces were left out.
Other exciting giveaways available at the event, while supplies last, will include a sampler of the new DC Super Hero Girls universe, including sneak peeks at the DC Super Hero Girls: Finals Crisis Original Graphic Novel and the Supergirl at Super Hero High Middle Grade Reader Novel.
Not only is Richard Middlesbrough FC's long-standing artist in residence but he is also behind the original graphic novel The Road to Perdition, which became a Hollywood blockbuster.
Marvel chose very well when they decided to have their first original graphic novel written by Warren Ellis.
Emirati artist Khalid bin Hamad was a guest at this year's Animania, talking about hit original graphic novel Nasser's Secrets, which was recently displayed at the Cartoon Art Gallery in Dubai.
The Mysterious Death of Tom Thomson" is an original graphic novel from George A.
Screenplay, Hayao Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa, based on the original graphic novel by Chizuru Takahashi, Tetsuro Sayama.
Independent comic studio, Central City Tower (The Tower), will release Part 2 of its original graphic novel epic Project 0 in October 2011.
That same query lies at the heart of The Sky Over the Louvre, a tightly wound spring driving the action of this challenging and greatly entertaining original graphic novel by screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere and artist Bernar Yslaire.
The fact that this is 18-certificate superhero mayhem is a smart indicator that Snyder is not pulling back on the blood and brutality which is at the core of the original graphic novel.