Small pictures, great literature
Crash, boom, ker-pow – the familiar sound of comics. No wonder Eng. lit. teachers and book reviewers have traditionally dismissed them with disdain. Now, though, they’re listening up, because graphic novels are proving that it is also possible to tell profound and moving stories through pictures and speech bubbles. You won’t find invincible heroes or bizarre beasts inhabiting the pages, but very real human beings with their very real and enthralling stories.