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Comics & Graphic Novels

Scholarly Research


Historical & Primary Sources on Comics

Visual Art & Illustration

Literature, Film & Media

Scholarly Journals

Here is a list of 10 major journals in the field of comics research. These are a good place to start if you don't have any specific articles to search for.

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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