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September 6 is National Read A Book Day, and we're using this celebration of literacy to settle an age-old debate. Geek fandom has long advocated that comic books—especially graphic novels like Watchmen—should be considered literature. But some lit critics argue comics have no place among serious literature. So who's right: the geeks or the lit nerds? Vote below!

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Many fans argue that comic books should be considered books, and promote reading among children.
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Art Spiegelman's 'Maus' also won the Pulitzer in 1992. If that doesn't make comic books part of serious literature, what does?
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But lit nerds often dismiss comic books as juvenile and not equivalent to actual reading.
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Shawn James wrote in 2012 that comics are for children and "eventually, most of us move on to read larger and more complicated forms of literature." READ: http://bit.ly/2ca6Yjy
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FINAL RESULTS
Culture
Do comic books count as books?
A festive crown for the winner
#ComicBooksAreBooks
#ComicBooksArentBooks