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Comics and Graphic Novels: Home

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Searching OBIS

Search OBIS by author, title or subject for precise results.  Search by keyword to combine authors, titles, subjects, and search things like a books table of contents, notes, etc.  Learn more about keyword searching.

Here's an example of a search for Scott McCloud as an author, for titles BY McCloud

Here's an example of a search for Scott McCloud as a subject, for titles ABOUT McCloud.  

There is only one, but you can use the SUBJECT to find more relevant materials. 

Scroll to the bottom of the record and see what subject it has been tagged with.  

If it's relevant, click on the subject to find more titles, as in the example below. 

Primary sources

Adam Matthew Explorer an application that searches digital collections created by the Adam Matthews company.  Their digital collections cover, primarily, the history and culture of Western Europe and North America. 

Several Adam Matthew collections include comics and graphic novels.  You can browse by collection or search across all the collections with Adam Matthew Explorer


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