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Is it Graphic Novel or Comic Book? Know the Difference

Is it Graphic Novel or Comic Book? Know the Difference

Animation, Comics, Education
Wandering through a book store and you find the section of graphic novels and while flipping the pages of the novel you find someone who says “It seems you like comic books, that’s nice!”   People always mix up these two terms and it might seem frustrating for those who know the meaning of it and difference. Although both are works of fiction and have panel style storytelling, they are not same. “Maus,” a graphic novel created by Art Spiegelman, was the first comic/graphic novel to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. Additionally, comics have been inspiring, read, cherished and used for marketing and propaganda in America since the 1930s. Graphic Novels in India Graphic novels are not new for India too, what is new is the themes they depict. With events like comic con people now k
Tintin, Amar Chitra Katha, Noddy and Potter to be part of ICSE School syllabus

Tintin, Amar Chitra Katha, Noddy and Potter to be part of ICSE School syllabus

Animation, Education
Time to rejoice for all the kids studying in this new age and time to envy them for all those who completed their schooling ICSE schools will have new curriculum and will add more contemporary literature to school syllabi, the Council of Indian School Certificate Examination -- which conducts the ICSE and ISC board examinations -- is introducing popular titles from the next academic year. From the popular Harry Potter series and Amar Chitra Katha to ‘The Hobbit’ and the adventures of Tintin, along with the inspiring biographies of APJ Abdul Kalam, Anne Frank and Malala Yousafzai — all of these are set to be part of the curriculum. With these, the upcoming 2017-18 academic session will also bring in uniform syllabus for all primary and junior schools. Reading is not just about being se