Graphic Content! The Culture of Comic Books (Compass Point Books, 2010)


Donald Duck in Sweden? Teenage superheroes with everyday problems?  People imprisoned or executed for creating comic books?  The life of Buddha honored in a graphic novel?  Get ready to be astonished by the pop culture blaze kept alive today by comic books.

From short strips printed on cheap paper to award-winning novels, comic books have come a long way.  Their evolution mirrors the way our world has become more complicated and connected in the last 100 years.  The great news?  These exciting changes are not over yet.

Awards & Recognition

Pennsylvania School Librarians 2011 “Book of Note” for young adults

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