Graphic Novels

Webcomics and Additional Resources

  • Webcomics
  • General Comic Resources
  • IPL Resources
  • Print Resources
http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/booklistsawards/greatgraphicnovelsforteens/nominations.htm :: the American Library Association’s list of the great graphic novels
http://www.bestanime.com :: browse through the best anime by title, author, director, and genre
http://www.unitedmedia.com/categories/index.html :: select comics by category; includes some editorial cartoons
http://x-worldcomics.com :: online comics store with some reviews
http://www.orcafresh.net/ :: comics readers association
http://www.buzzscope.com/lulu/ :: nonprofit organization advancing female comics artists and readership
http://happychaos.com/wci/ :: women’s cartoon index
http://www.comicsworthreading.com/ :: recommended comics, comics news
http://www.benchcomics.com/ :: comics and animation on the web
http://www.moccany.com/ :: museum of comic and cartoon art
http://users.rcn.com/kateshort/faqs/ :: comics newsgroups
http://www.artbabe.com/comicsandart/diy/diy_make.html :: how to make comics
http://www.comics.org/ :: Grand Comic Book Database
http://www.comicbookresources.com/ :: reviews, articles, interviews, news
http://previews.diamondcomics.com :: previews is one of the most well known comic shop catalogs
http://www.wizarduniverse.com :: Wizard Entertainment publishes magazines on comics, toys, anime, and role-playing

Encyclopedia of American comics , edited by Ron Goulart. New York : Facts on File, 1990.

Gerber, Ernst. The Photo-Journal Guide to Comic Books. Minden , Nev. : Gerber Pub. Co. , 1989-1990. 2 vols

Gerber, Ernst. The Photo-Journal Guide to Marvel Comics. Minden , Nev. : Gerber Publishing Co., Inc., 1991. 2 vols.

Gifford, Denis. Encyclopedia of comic characters. Essex , England : Longman, 1987.

Goulart, Ron. The great comic book artists. New York : St. Martin ‘s Press, 1986.

Humor and Cartoon Markets, 1993 , edited by Bob Staake and Roseann Shaughnessy. Cincinnati : Writer’s Digest, 1993.

McCloud, Scott. Understanding Comics. Amherst , MA : Kitchen Sink Press, 1993.

Official Overstreet comic book price guide. New York : House of Collectibles, 1987- Annual.

Scott, Randall W. Comic books and strips; an information sourcebook. Phoenix , Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1988.

World encyclopedia of cartoons , edited by Maurice Horn. Detroit , Mich. : Gale Research, 1980.

World encyclopedia of comics , edited by Maurice Horn. New York : Chelsea House, 1976.