RARA-AVIS: "Classic Comic Books"

From: Bludis Jack ( buildsnburns@yahoo.com)
Date: 06 Jun 2007

"A graphic novel is a comic book on steroids," Jim Doherty said. An excellent figure of speech and not that great a hyperbole.

I remember picking up a whole stack of comics at a second-hand book/magazine store when I was a kid. They were called "Classic Comics" or "Classic Comic Books," I'm not sure which, but they included such works as "Moby Dick" and
"Les Miserable." These two I remember specifically, but there many if not all of the others of the classics that were full-length comics that were also taken from the classics of World Literature.

Just a piece of trivia--Well, not so trivial--from the past. It seems to me they would go over today. Beats the hell out of Cliff Notes, although I doubt you'd get the detail.


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