Comic Books and Graphic Novels
Background Information and Reference
- Highly Recommended: Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
- The American Superhero: Encyclopedia of Caped Crusaders in History (EBook)
- The Cambridge Companion to the Graphic Novel (Print Book)
- The Encyclopedia of American Comics (Print Book)
- The Encyclopedia of Black Comics (EBook)
- The World Encyclopedia of Cartoons (Print Book)
- The World Encyclopedia of Comics (Print Book)
- Comic Book Legal Defense Fund: The CBLDF is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting censorship in comics. Their website is full of great information about the history of comics and the controversies that comics face today.
- Comic Vine - Huge Wiki for comics
- DC Comics Database Wiki
- Library of Congress Art Exhibit: a beautiful online exhibition dedicated to the art of comics books.
- Library of Congress Comics Collection: While most comics are not accessible through the LOC website, you can use this interface to see what the LOC has in its collections.
- Marvel Comics Database Wiki