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A guide to English resources


Here are just a few books available through Dal Libraries. There are many others. See the box below ("Searching Novanet") for ideas on finding more books.

Searching Novanet

Here are some subjects you can use in Novanet to find material on comics. Click on the links to perform the search, or type them into the Novanet search box below.


Or, just search Novanet for books:

Comics at the Killam

The Killam Library circulating collection has comics - check around call number PN6767 on the 3rd floor.

Killam Special Collections (5th floor) also has many vintage comics - stop by in person or contact Special Collections librarian Karen Smith (

Scholarly journals about comics


General/Multidisciplinary databases

The following databases can be used to search for articles on most topics.

Use databases to browse through many academic journals using keywords. 

Literature database

Art database