Episode 13 The Alter Ego of Comics: The Graphic Novel as a Genre of Visual Story-telling

The Global Novel: a literature podcast

Jan 17 2022 • 25 mins


In this episode, we will rehistoricize the evolution of the Graphic Novel. The major differences in defining a comics from a graphic novel truly go beyond the backdrops of its academic contentions,  commercial behaviors, its self-consciousness of possessing a unique aestheticism, as well as the self-awareness of its own geopolitical position to the global comics market across different languages and cultures; but rather, in attempting to define such a visual story-telling genre, we will truly find ourselves an amazing adventure with its breath-taking evolution.

Recommended Reading:
The Graphic Novel: An Introduction (Cambridge Introductions to Literature (Paperback)) Illustrated Edition

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