Inside The Graphic Novel Boom
The graphic novel is coming into its own, and the trend goes far beyond comics about superheroes. Illustrated books now encompass nearly all literary genres and artistic mediums, offering stories for all ages and often appealing to more than one demographic. They do it with a mix of dialogue and images that can prove a powerful combination for storytelling. We explore the increasingly popular field and talk with artist-cum-authors who are finding new ways to tell stories.