Myla Goldberg http://publicradioeast.org en The Funny (Touching, Fascinating) Pages: 5 Comics For Summer http://publicradioeast.org/post/funny-touching-fascinating-pages-5-comics-summer When's the last time you read a comic book? Oh, right, the term now is "graphic novel" — as if calling them "comics" was somehow undignified or not sufficiently intellectual. But the problem with "graphic novel" is that it's far too limiting — because, sure, while all comics are graphic, many of the smartest and most exciting examples don't even remotely resemble novels. In fact, I'm about to recommend five books that — each for its own reason — can only be called comics, representing a wide range of literature being produced in what is truly a golden age.<p>So there. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:03:00 +0000 Myla Goldberg 16696 at http://publicradioeast.org The Funny (Touching, Fascinating) Pages: 5 Comics For Summer