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Descriptor English: Graphic Novel
Descriptor Spanish: Novela Gráfica
Descriptor Portuguese: História em Quadrinhos
Descriptor French: Without translation
Entry term(s): Comic Book
Comic Books
Graphic Novels
Tree number(s): V02.700.415
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000068036
Scope note: Book-length narratives told using a combination of words and sequential art, often presented in comic book style. from (Fletcher-Spear et al., ALA Review, Winter 2005)
Annotation: This heading is used as a Publication Type. Graphic novels as a subject are indexed under the main heading GRAPHIC NOVELS AS TOPIC. INDEXER: Do not use
Previous Indexing: Cartoons (2014-2015)
History Note: 2016; use CARTOONS 2014-2015
DeCS ID: 56227
Unique ID: D000068036
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2016/01/01
Date of Entry: 2015/07/01
Revision Date: 2019/07/05
Graphic Novel - Preferred
Concept UI M000601534
Scope note Book-length narratives told using a combination of words and sequential art, often presented in comic book style. from (Fletcher-Spear et al., ALA Review, Winter 2005)
Preferred term Graphic Novel
Entry term(s) Graphic Novels
Comic Book - Broader
Concept UI M000627065
Preferred term Comic Book
Entry term(s) Comic Books



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