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It seems less likely.190 Part Seven: Nomenclature and Aesthetics Is it too late to “rescue” the format from the ignominy of a name that confuses and eludes a large part of its potential user group and has been coöpted by some marketers and analysts? Graphic novels this year, whether stand-alone or part of an ongoing series of collections, whether collaborations or the work of a single creator, have increasingly become the experience of choice for a large body of comics readers.

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