graphic novel
noun Date: 1978 a fictional story that is presented in comic-strip format and published as a book

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  • Graphic Novel — (dt. illustrierter Roman, Comicroman) ist eine aus den Vereinigten Staaten übernommene Bezeichnung für Comics im Buchformat, die sich aufgrund ihres thematischen Anspruches und ihrer narrativen Komplexität vom normalen Heftcomic unterscheiden und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • graphic novel — noun count a novel that uses drawings to tell the story …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • graphic novel — ► NOUN ▪ a novel in comic strip format …   English terms dictionary

  • graphic novel — [n] comic book cartoon, comic, comic strip book, manga; concept 271 …   New thesaurus

  • graphic novel — n. a story of some length in comic strip format, usually bound as a book …   English World dictionary

  • Graphic novel — Trade paperback of Will Eisner s A Contract with God (1978). Eisner is mistakenly credited with having coined the term graphic novel . A graphic novel is a narrative work in which the story is conveyed to the reader using sequential art in either …   Wikipedia

  • graphic novel — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms graphic novel : singular graphic novel plural graphic novels a novel that uses drawings to tell the story …   English dictionary

  • graphic novel — noun : a fictional story for adults that is presented in comic strip format and published as a book * * * noun, pl ⋯ els [count] : cartoon drawings that tell a story and are published as a book * * * ˌgraphic ˈnovel 7 [graphic novel] noun a novel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Graphic Novel — Roman graphique Le terme roman graphique désigne une bande dessinée généralement dite pour adulte racontant une histoire détaillée et complexe se situant entre le roman et la bande dessinée industrielle. Ce terme n est cependant pas uniformément… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Graphic novel — Roman graphique Le terme roman graphique désigne une bande dessinée généralement dite pour adulte racontant une histoire détaillée et complexe se situant entre le roman et la bande dessinée industrielle. Ce terme n est cependant pas uniformément… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • graphic novel — noun An artistic book, produced by a graphic novelist utilising the form of a comic book …   Wiktionary

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