#graphic novels

7 Fall and Winter Graphic Novel Releases for Kids and Young Adults

Find fresh new graphic novels like Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel by Jason Reynolds and Danica Novgodoroff for yourself or the young reader in your life.

A Very Brief History of Comic Books

A brief history of comic books, from their start to contemporary times. Get to know the medium and its rise in popularity.

Comics A-Z: History From Aztec to Edo

Our next Comics A-Z deep dive is going back into time. We're talking history, comics style.

Reconstructing FRANKENSTEIN: Reviving Shelley’s Monster

The power of the original FRANKENSTEIN leads to incredible recontextualizations even today, including works like Destroyer by Victor LaValle.

Comics for People With Anxiety

Mental illness can be very isolating, but these comics for people with anxiety will make you feel understood with some laughs along the way.

Quiz: What Middle Grade Graphic Novel Should You Read Next?

Traveling Out of the U.S. Through Comics

These great comics set outside of the U.S. are here for those of us yearning to leave the States and explore other locations and cultures.

Graphic Novels and Illustrated Books About Women by (Mostly) Women

These graphic novels and illustrated books about women counter the narrative too often present in the comic industry.

3 Great Modern Fantasy Books Imagined as Graphic Novels

Taking a look at three imaginative modern fantasy books and reimagining them as visually stunning graphic novels.

4 Middle Grade Series Kids Want to See as Comics

One comics reader consulted the experts (her kids) to find out what middle grade series kids want to see adapted into comics.

Gothic Novels I’d Like to See as Graphic Novels

Inspired by a Zoom course on early gothic literature, this comics reader recommends these classic gothic tales for the graphic novel treatment.

All This Energy Callin’ Me: Cleveland Haunts!

Some of my friends at work have heard about my quest to graphic novel-ize haunted America. They're aiding my noble endevour by helping me map spooky Cleveland.

New Fairytales, New Graphic Novels

Fairy tales aren't what they used to be. They're better. Especially if they get translated into the graphic novel format.

A GOOD TALK We Should All Listen To

When we struggle to navigate murky conversational waters with kids, swaying from objective facts to flat out lies, it’s reassuring to know we’re not alone.

5 Graphic Novels for Kids That Tackle Tough Issues

Graphic novels can be a powerful teaching tool, especially for kids who feel all the feelings but don't know quite how to express them yet.