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Comics for All Ages: What's a Comic?

What's a Comic?

Familiarity with graphic novels is not a must in order to read and understand any of the comics listed within this website. If you want to read more about what a graphic novel is and the many different formats that they come in, check out the books and websites listed on this page.

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Decoding Comics

Comic book history and criticism


The Image Revolution

Twenty years ago, a group of artists left Marvel Comics to create their own company — a company that continues to influence mainstream comics and culture to this day. Image Comics was more than just a publisher. It was a response to years of creator mistreatment, and it changed comics forever.