Adventures Of A Comic Newbie: Single Issue vs. Trade vs. Graphic Novels

In this edition of Adventures Of A Comic Newbie, Amanda tackles some of the more confusing terminology in comic books: the format words (dun dun duuuunnnnn). What is a “trade”, and how is it different from a “graphic novel” (if it is at all)? What is the difference between a graphic novel and a comic book? Let’s get talkin’:

Books Mentioned:

Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Saga Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Pretty Deadly Vol. 1 by Kelly Sue Deconnick

 

Further Adventures of A Comic Newbie:

What’s a Pull List?

My First Time In A Comic Shop

Head to your next book club or board meeting in literary style! Buy any tote, get a notebook free.
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