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ENG 190: The Graphic Novel (Papas): Graphic Novels

What is a Graphic Novel

Illustrated explanation of what graphic novels are and how to read them.

Citing Graphic Novels

Graphic Novels are typically cited using the standard MLA book format:

Author(s)Title of BookOther Contributor(s)PublisherYear.

Here is an example of a graphic novel created entirely by one person:

Barry, Lynda. What It Is. Drawn & Quarterly, 2008.

Here is an example of a graphic novel with multiple contributors. List their names, preceded by a description of their role:

Tamaki, Mariko. This One Summer. Illustrated by Jillian Tamaki, First Second,


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