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The Graphic Novel: An Introduction

@inproceedings{Baetens2014TheGN,
  title={The Graphic Novel: An Introduction},
  author={Jan Baetens and Hugo Frey},
  year={2014}
}
1. Introduction to the graphic novel: a special type of comic book 2. Adult comics before the graphic novel: from moral panic to pop art sensationalism, 1945-67 3. Underground comix and mainstream evolutions, 1968-80 4. 'Not just for kids': clever comics and the new graphic novels 5. Understanding panel and page layouts 6. Drawing and style, word and image 7. The graphic novel as a specific form of storytelling 8. The graphic novel and literary fiction: exchanges, interplays and fusions 9… 

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