Thinking Inside the Boxes: The Importance of Comics and Graphic Novels in Art Education

For most of the 20th Century, comics and graphic novels have not been considered worthy of inclusion in curricula by educators. Comics have been blamed for Juvenile Delinquency and poor literary skills acquisition.

Yet recently educators have taken comics into the classroom instead of to the incinerator. Comics are now considered by educators to be useful for a variety of reasons.

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