victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Feb 25 18:22:28 UTC 2010

I suppose, it's a natural extension (reduction?) from "graphic novel",
which is pretty much accepted nomenclature now.


On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 1:04 PM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> No real surprise, but now extended to include (surely under the influence of
> _graphic novel_) bound collections of loosely-connected comic strips:
> 2007 Wade L. Eakle in _Over the Front_ (League of WWI Aviation Historians)
> XXII 365 [Google Books]:  The next year, Schulz published his first
> full-length novel, entitled Snoopy and the Red Baron, followed by a sequel
> in 1969 that he called Snoopy and his Sopwith Camel.
> JL

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