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Comics & Graphic Novels

Basic Search Suggestions

Search Terms

Some basic search terms to try:

  • Graphic Novels
  • Comic Books
  • Comics
  • Narrative Art
  • Film Adaptations
  • Cartoons
  • Cartoonists

Boolean Operators

As you search the catalog, databases, or online resources, try using Boolean Operators to broaden or limit your search

AND: search for both keywords

  • Ex. Comic Books AND Fantasy

OR: search for either keyword

  • Ex. Comic Books OR Comic Strips OR Graphic Novels

NOT: exclude a keyword

  • Ex. Graphic Novels NOT horror

IMPORTANT! You must use caps when searching in the catalog with these operators!

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