Begin your scholarly research or casually learn more about your favorite comic book characters, series, and creators with our Comics & Graphic Novels research guide. This guide includes recommended books, academic databases, creator interviews, publisher listings and more!
*Image from Action Comics #1, by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel
A comic book is a collection of sequential images and text, telling a story or several stories, while a graphic novel is a book composed of comic art and narration that typically tells a single story.
You can find comic books and graphic novels within the HWC Library collection throughout the PN6700 - PN6790 call numbers.
To browse our e-book collection for comic books or graphic novels, just visit library.ccc.edu, then click on the "Online" tab before entering a book title, keyword, or author of interest.