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Hello all I have two graphic novels currently established online and am working towards more. Please enjoy my works

"The Walrus and The Carpenter"
http://chaosclassics.thecomicseries.com/ 

"Things that Lurk in the Dark"
http://lurkinthedark.the-comic.org/comics/first
#1 - October 31, 2019, 10:35 PM
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I love the vivid colors in the illustrations!

I would tend to think this is more of a picture book though than a graphic novel based on the format? Not that it really matters, but just for future submissions you may make to publishers.
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I love the vivid colors in the illustrations!

I would tend to think this is more of a picture book though than a graphic novel based on the format? Not that it really matters, but just for future submissions you may make to publishers.

How so if you dont mind me asking. not doubting you just inexperienced so trying to understand the details of differences
#3 - November 06, 2019, 10:57 AM
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Hi Jacob — Graphic novels tend to have blocks like comic strips and/or word bubbles.  Picture books are more like an image that takes up a while page w text over it or on the opposite page. Does that make sense?
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yes that does thank you
#5 - November 12, 2019, 12:16 PM
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Deena’s correct. While the graphic novel format does have variations where it doesn’t have speech bubbles or panels for the art (check out Emily Carroll’s work for examples), yours are firmly in the picture book style. Which is fine except if you submit them for queries as ‘graphic novels’ they will not fit what the agent is expecting.
#6 - December 05, 2019, 07:54 AM
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So major question for me as a comic artist; what is the separation break between a comic arc and a graphic novel. I have a couple of arcs in a my experiential comic, but im still kinda confused as to what is the technical difference in length.
#7 - December 05, 2019, 09:08 AM
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A graphic novel is just a long story in comic form. A typical monthly comic is some 22 pages and story arcs are typically 5-6 issues but can be shorter or longer.  That arc can be combined into a graphic novel, though it's usually called a trade paperback. The graphic novel itself is one story, much longer than 22 pages. They can be shorter at 60-ish pages or much longer at 200. Usually 80-100 is average.
#8 - December 06, 2019, 07:28 AM
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