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Comics and Graphic Novels: Home

This guide will get you started with accessing comics and graphic novels through the library's resources, as well as navigating research into the genre online.

"We don't create a fantasy world to escape reality, we create it to be able to stay. I believe we have always done this, used images to stand and understand what otherwise would be intolerable." —Lynda Barry, What It Is

Welcome! This guide is intended to gather in one place an aspirational (though not exhaustive) list of resources related to English language comic books, graphic novels, comic strips, and other works at the intersections of image and word. Some of these resources are specific to the CU Boulder Libraries and others are freely available online. This guide also links to other lists, guides, comic book stores, and genre artists and experts. If you have questions, feedback, or would like to suggest a resource for inclusion, please email me using the profile link at right. 

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Literature and Humanities Librarian

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Amanda Rybin Koob