New Column at Examines Comic Books in Academia

New York, NY, December 09, 2007 --( With the first installment of “Comic Adventures in Academia,” brings the first regular column examining the place of sequential art in academic libraries and university curricula.

The column is written by Karen Green, Columbia University’s Classics Librarian and Graphic Novel selector, who created one of the first graphic novel collections at a university library. In the column she will describe how she came to develop the collection—and what it took to get it started—as well as exploring how she makes decisions about what to purchase in a field that lacks an accepted canon.

“Comic Adventures in Academia” will run the first Friday of each month at


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