Ever wonder why so many comics and graphic novels are made into movies? These art forms visually immerse readers in a story. The writer’s axiom is “show, don’t tell.” The true visual artist learns to tell a great story by showing in graphic novel panels. While the power of a novel allows readers to imagine the story in their mind’s eye, graphic novels also powerfully convey the ideas through imagery and text. No surprise that graphic novels are ready-made scripts which are transformed easily to the silver screen.
Here are some visually stunning graphic novels that are available through Hoopla.