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Comics and Graphic Novels: Critical Studies

A guide to comics resources at the SVA Library and beyond.

Comics - Critical Studies

When Art Spiegelman's Maus, a two-part graphic novel about the Holocaust-won a Pulitzer Prize in 1992, comics scholarship grew increasingly popular and notable. The rise of "serious" comics has generated growing levels of interest as scholars, journalists, and public intellectuals continue to explore the history, aesthetics, and semiotics of the comics medium.

Critical Studies / Comics Scholarship - Books

Critical Studies - Journals and Magazines

Critical Studies - Bibliographic Resources

Comics Critical Studies - Recent Acquisitions