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Why Asia Is Obsessed With Graphic Novels And Comics

Posted at 2:06PM Monday 11 Feb 2013

Over the last few months there's been a fair bit of editorializing, some of it appreciative, some not, about the nomination of Days of the Bagnold Summer and Dotter of Her Father's Eyes for two of the shortlists of the Costa Book Awards, the latter ultimately winning the Biography category. Much of this discussion has centred around the question of whether graphic novels, or comics as some people prefer to describe them, deserve to be taken seriously as a literary form.

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