Comic Books and Graphic Novels

Tips to find research on comics and graphic novels.

The databases listed on this page may contain scholarly articles on topics related to graphic novels, including their history, criticism, and uses in various settings.

Useful keywords include: "Graphic novels," "Comic books, strips, etc.," "Narrative art," "Film adaptations," "Cartoons," "Cartoonists," and the names of specific comics and their creators.

Multidsciplinary Databases

Comics Databases

Arts Databases

Literature Databases

Suggested Journals

The titles that are not open access can be found with a journal title search in Advanced research or by consulting the E-journal List