A graphic novel is a book made up of comics content. Although the word “novel” normally refers to long fictional works, the term “graphic novel” is applied broadly and includes fiction, non-fiction, and anthologized work. It is distinguished from the term “comic book,” which is generally used for comics periodicals.
V for Vendetta (2005) Review
Which is a shame because the movie had an excellent chance to make a statement had it been willing to go off the rails a little bit (pun intended) and put some shading on these characters.