This research guide is intended to introduce you to the TCTC library's extensive collection of work in the genre of graphic literature.
Literature is defined by Merriam Webster as "writings in prose or verse".
Graphic literature can be defined as written work that takes the form of sequential pictures, with or without text, often in the form of a series of panels with word bubbles. This includes
There was a time when storytelling through pictures was not considered a part of "serious" academic study. That has changed. Writers, artists, historians, and scholars from a wide range of other fields use the graphic medium to explore new ideas. We have graphic work in fields as diverse as mathematics, physics, architecture, history and fiction. This guide is meant to help get you started with finding sources, as well as simply finding your next great read. Have fun!
Marvel or DC? You decide!
Here are two wikis maintained by citizens of the Marvel and DC universes.