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Graphic Novels

Locate graphic novels in the CFCC book collection
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    G. Willow Wilson talks about her graphic novel character Kamala Khan, Ms Marvel

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    Hundreds to Choose

    CFCC Libraries have several hundred graphic novels and we're adding more all the time. Click the link above to see everything in the current collection, or search to the left for a specific title or author.

    Fan historian Richard Kyle coined the term "graphic novel" in an essay in the November 1964 issue of the comics fanzine Capa-Alpha.[1][2] The term gained popularity in the comics community after the publication of Will Eisner's A Contract with God (1978) and the start of Marvel's Graphic Novel line (1982) and became familiar to the public in the late 1980s after the commercial successes of the first volume of Art Spiegelman's Maus in 1986 and the collected editions of Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns in 1986 and Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' Watchmen in 1987. The Book Industry Study Group began using "graphic novel" as a category in book stores in 2001.[3] - Source Wikipedia, 10/22/2018