Graphic Novel: Definition, Artists & Examples


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There are several distinctions between them, but graphic novels are most closely related to…

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1. Which of these is NOT a similarity between comics and graphic novels?

2. Graphic novels that are collections of previously serialized material are sometimes called…

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Graphic novels have become an important part of entertainment, with famous ones like The Watchmen becoming iconic pop culture. This quiz will test you on the facets of graphic novels.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This graphic novel quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recall the medium graphic novels are most closely related to
  • Understand what is and is not a similarity between comics and graphic novels
  • Recognize the term for specific types of graphic novels
  • Remember who popularized the term 'graphic novel'
  • Determine which of a group of authors hasn't worked with Alan Moore

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most pertinent information on graphic novels from the corresponding lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast graphic novels and comics
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've learned about graphic novels

Additional Learning

If you're looking to learn more, the lesson Graphic Novels covers the following objectives:

  • Define graphic novel
  • Provide examples of famous graphic novels and authors
  • Explain impact on literature, entertainment and academia