Many Faces of the Graphic Novel


by Zack Smith

“Graphic Novel.” The phrase has been bandied about by countless critics, journalists and fans, becoming a term that’s sometimes seen as distinct from “comic books.”

But what truly constitutes a graphic novel, and what are the realities of creating one?

At the “Many Faces of the Graphic Novel” panel held at the San Diego Comic-Con International on Thursday, six of today’s most acclaimed creators tried to answer that question.

Full story here.

Published by Zack

Zack Smith is a writer and journalist. He has written for such web sites and publications as, the Independent Weekly of Durham NC, Triangle Business Journal, Comic Book Resources and the Lynchburg News and Advance. He has a Master's in Journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, and a degree in English with minors in Film Studies and Creative Writing from NC State University. He also writes children's books.

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