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Nonfiction Graphic Novels – A Continuing Discussion

feynman

Back in January, we had a conversation (in reference to Derf Backderf’s Alex Award-winning My Friend Dahmer) about what makes a graphic novel “nonfiction” and the rigidity of categories like “fiction” and “nonfiction.” A couple of new comments have been added to that thread, so please head over to the above link to read the whole chain, but [...]

Anarchists all?

Sacco and Vanzetti

From graphic novel blogger, Francisca Goldsmith: This week’s gn reviews are both nonfiction providing facts as well as opinions about some iconic characters.  While sequential art can be a better or worse way of recounting straightforward biography, both science and trial law are particularly well suited to the medium. Throw in the fact that both [...]