Exhibition: "LitGraphic: The World of the Graphic Novel"

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Tim Kane of TimesUnion.com takes a look at the graphic novel and the exhibition celebrating the form now on at the Norman Rockwell Museum:

Nearly 30 years ago, the legendary cartoonist Will Eisner published a long-form comic book and called it a "graphic novel." The literary world hasn't been quite the same since.

More than 200 pages long, Eisner's 1978 book, "A Contract with God," stands as a landmark tome in a genre that today is eclipsing traditional comics and making serious inroads into mainstream publishing not to mention attracting the deep-pocketed attention of Hollywood.

Excerpts from "A Contract with God" an account of the artist's gritty boyhood in the Bronx anchor a captivating exhibit at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass.

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Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum website for a "highlights" slide show of the exhibit.

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