2020 has been a tumultuous year. Here are some books your kids can lose themselves in this summer.
Canada's Scotiabank Giller Prize didn't shortlist a graphic novel, but are we surprised? The slow but increasing acceptance of graphic novels suggests the glacial pace at which literary canons grow.
Through his work, the Argentinian cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado Tejon, known to all as Quino, engaged in pointed social critique on a range of topics that are even more relevant today.
Scientists provide the credibility and accuracy, while the artists ensure this is communicated with creative flair and appealing designs.
Some of the most exciting fiction and memoir is being done in the form of graphic novels. Here are some of the very best.
With his colleague René Goscinny, Uderzo told the story of the Gaulish nation.
Some graphic novels can spur teens’ engagement with social justice issues.
Charlotte Salomon's dizzying work of hope and creativity amid destruction and despair, is a moving early example of the contemporary graphic novel
A UN aid worker turned his experiences in war-torn Sri Lanka into a graphic novel.
Tintin's adventures aren't just fun to read – you can pick up a lot of history as well.
Some AI technologies aren't advanced enough to provide useful insights, but simpler tools can yield new opportunities to explore the humanities.
A series of recent comics are trying to shift the narrative about refugees.
Australian comic producers punch above their weight globally – many have been picked up by international publishers yet remain little known at home. Here are 10 of the best.
Graphic novels have a long history and are becoming an ever-more popular way of bringing profound and complex stories to life.
Why this art form is rather more than just biff, bang pow.
She started life as a bit-part sidekick to The Joker but is now a multi-platform anti-hero.
In the French graphic-novel series La Présidente, François Durpaire, Laurent Muller and Farid Boudjellal imagine what might happen if Marine Le Pen wins the presidential election.
Superheroes are either men, or women drawn by men. Couldn't there be another way of creating a 21st century superheroine?
It's the 100th anniversary of the birth of graphic novel pioneer Will Eisner.
The graphic novel has become a literary phenomenon, but the name doesn't adequately describe the medium's flexibility, diversity and potential.