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Graphic Novels, Comics and Manga: Finding Books, Articles and More...


Welcome to the the NVC library Graphic Novels, Comics and Manga guide.  This guide is to help students and employees find books and articles at the library.  

If you are looking for information about graphic novels, comics and manga (for example history, criticism, art form, etc) you can start by using One Search below.  Helpful keywords include: manga, "graphic novels," "comic books," "narrative art",  the name of a specific comic and authors. 

If you are off campus you will be asked to log in with your ACES ID and Banner ID

If you are looking for more fiction titles or books from well known series, for example Bleach, Naruto, Death Note, Superman, Batman, etc. we recommend checking out the San Antonio Public Library and Bibliotech. 

Selected Books from the NVC Library

One Search

Finding Articles about Graphic Novels, Manga and Comics

Besides searching the One Search box for resources you can also browse through the following online collections.  Good keywords to help you get started include "graphic novel," comics, visual literacy, manga or you can search a a specific authors name. 

Panel to the Screen: The History of American Comic Adaptations

Selected Books from the NVC Library