Monday, December 05, 2005

Graphic Novels discussed in today's Journal/Sentinel

The local newspaper did an interesting story today on the rise of Graphic Novels, for use in schools and enjoyed by more visitors to the library. Some local libraries can't keep them on the shelves, and others are asking for more money in their budgets to get additional graphic novels. There are, of course, those who don't feel graphic novels are at all academic. Yet, by and large, it seems that they are slowly becoming more infused into our culture. And it's about time! Did you know that only about 2% of the US population reads comics, where in Europe and Japan it's closer to 20%!

Read it here

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