A graphic novel is a book made up of comics content. Although the word "novel" normally refers to long fictional works, the term "graphic novel" is applied broadly and includes fiction, non-fiction, and anthologized work. It is, at least in the United States, distinguished from the term "comic book", which is generally used for comics periodicals.

Fan historian Richard Kyle coined the term "graphic novel" in an essay in the November 1964 issue of the comics fanzine Capa-Alpha. The term gained popularity in the comics community after the publication of Will Eisner's A Contract with God (1978) and the start of Marvel's Graphic Novel line (1982) and became familiar to the public in the late 1980s after the commercial successes of the first volume of Art Spiegelman's Maus in 1986, the collected editions of Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns in 1986 and Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' Watchmen in 1987. The Book Industry Study Group began using "graphic novel" as a category in book stores in 2001.
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TMNT The Last Ronin Hard Cover HC (06/22/2022)

Who is the Last Ronin? In a future- battle-ravaged New York City- a lone surviving Turtle embarks on a seemingly hopeless mission seeking justice for the family he lost. From...
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Department of Truth Vol 03 Trade Paperback (MR)

Six acclaimed guest artists join Eisner winner JAMES TYNION IV (Something is Killing the Children, Batman) and MARTIN SIMMONDS (Dying is Easy) to uncover the deep, tangled roots of the...
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Saga Compendium Trade Paperback TP Vol 01 (MR)

THE ULTIMATE BINGE-READ! Collecting the first nine volumes of the critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling series into one massive paperback, this compendium tells the entire story (so far!) of...
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House of Slaughter Vol 01 Trade Paperback Discover Now Edition

ONE OF THE BIGGEST SERIES OF 2021 COLLECTED FOR THE FIRST TIME, EXCLUSIVELY FOR COMIC SHOPS! Discover the inner workings of the House of Slaughter in this new horror series...
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Gun Honey Vol 01 Trade Paperback PX Edition

THE WEAPON YOU NEED, WHERE YOU NEED IT, WHEN YOU NEED IT, SHE'LL GET IT! When a gun smuggled into a high-security prison leads to the escape of a brutal...
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Star Wars Rebels Trade Paperback TP (07/13/2022)

The crew of the Ghost dodge criminals, monsters, and the agents of the Galactic Empire as they cross the galaxy in search of aid for the young Rebel Alliance. Featuring...
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Ice Cream Man Vol 01 Seuss Parody Edition TP Trade Paperback

Chocolate, vanilla, existential horror, addiction, musical fantasy... there's a flavor for everyone's misery. ICE CREAM MAN is a genre-defying comic book series, featuring disparate "one-shot" tales of sorrow, wonder, and...
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Suicide Jockeys Season 1 (MR)

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Maus II: A Survivor's Tale Trade Paperback TP

The second installment of the graphic novel acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” (Wall Street Journal) and “the first masterpiece in comic book...
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Broken Gargoyles Vol 2 Sin and Virtue TP Trade Paperback (MR)

While Prescott and his band of brothers seek out the family of their fallen friend, they will face down villainous bankers looking to take over all the farm lands for...
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Boston Metaphysical Society Vol 01 TP Trade Paperback 2nd Ptg

The year is 1895. Imagine an alternate Steampunk history where ghosts and demons are a normal part of life. Families known as "Great Houses" control the economy of the Great...
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The Dead Handbook: Stories from Gravesend Cemetery Hard Cover

The Dead Hand Book is a collection of tales by those interred within the overcast Gravesend Cemetery. Hazy histories told in the style of pitted gravestones with the help of...
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Stray Dogs Trade Paperback TPB Baltimore Comic Con Exclusive (09/15/2021)

It's scary being the new dog. In this suspenseful new series, readers meet Sophie, a dog who can't remember what happened. She doesn't know how she ended up in this...
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Something Is Killing Children Deluxe Ed Slipcase HC Book 01 (2nd Ed) (07/20/2022)

Collects the entire "Archer's Peak" saga is back in a new edition! Children in a sleepy Wisconsin town begin to go missing with most never returning, and those that do...
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Geiger Vol 01 TP Trade Paperback

The critically acclaimed team of writer GEOFF JOHNS and artist GARY FRANK unites with superstar colorist BRAD ANDERSON to bring their first creator-owned hero to Image Comics! Set in the...
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Snake Eyes Deadgame Trade Papreback TP

One of comics' most popular creators takes on one of G.I. Joe's most popular characters! Comics legend Rob Liefeld (Deadpool) tackles the ultimate American hero! Snake Eyes has long been...
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