Category Review: Graphic Novels Set for More Growth; But Retailing Questions Remain

May 2007
Book Publishing Report;May2007, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increasing popularity of graphic novels in the U.S. The popularity of this category can be attributed to the success of "The Sandman: Endless Nights," published by DC Comics. Moreover, some graphics novels are included in the lists of several journals including "Endless Nights," "The Hulk" and "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen."


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