Graphic novels

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Bibliographic Record

Do not use serial records or set records for graphic novels—use a monograph record for the individual volume.

Subject headings

Use the free-floating form subdivision $v Comic books, strips, etc. with all topical headings.

650 _0 $aRunaway teenagers$vComic books, strips, etc.

650 _0 $aVoyages and travels$vComic books, strips, etc.

Form and Genre headings (655)

Assign genre headings from the LCGFT as appropriate. Use the following form headings for all graphic novels and comic book compilations:

655 _7 $aGraphic novels.$2lcgft
655 _7 $aComics (Graphic works)$2lcgft


When a translated work has been adapted, enter the work under the person responsible for the adaptation. Make an added entry for the original author.

100 1_ $aJones, Gerard,$eauthor.
245 10 $aDragon ball.$nVol. 1 /$cstory and art by Akira Toriyama ; [English adaptation by Gerard Jones].
700 1_ $aToriyama, Akira,$eauthor,$eillustrator.


Rev. 7-2017