Graphic novel (comic book) is finalist for National Book Award

October 26, 2006 at 8:26 am | Posted in books, tech | Leave a comment

2006_yangcomic.jpgThe Chronicle describes teacher Gene Luen Yang’s first efforts at creating a comic book. In the fifth grade, he and a friend created “Spade Hunter” and sold the hand-colored comic with the profits going to charity.

Now he is a National Book Award finalist- the first ever for a graphic novel.

Read the Chronicle article.

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