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Books are only one kind
of text based document that can be found on the web. Electronic
versions of comics, newspapers, and magazines are also available.
9/11 Report: http://www.slate.com/features/911report/001.html
Graphic novel version of the report from Slate Magazine.
Manga presented by chapter for online
Anime videos and mange series for online viewing.
Has five graphic novels
Blue Planet Run (Amazon): http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html/ref=amb_link_6543562_2?location=http://anon.amazon.speedera.net/Books08/Blue_Planet_Run.pdf&token=F1EDD76C2915E7D44E44F9B557325F1562ED9405&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=hero-quick-promo&pf_rd_r=0TFSK8YHPFHXBC3JDQ99&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_p=400461401&pf_rd_i=160109017X
For Earth Day, Amazon.com is offering customers a free downloadable copy [.pdf] of Blue Planet Run: The Race to Provide Safe Drinking Water to the World.
Centaur girl: http://www.centaurgirl.com/graphic_novel_store/faq.php
Graphic novel (free registration required)
Children's Literature From the Rare Book Room of the Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/rr/rarebook/digitalcoll/digitalcoll-children.html
Large number of children's books in PDF and online page flip formats.
Chronicling America: http://www.loc.gov/chroniclingamerica/index.html
Historic American Newspapers: view newspaper pages from 1897-1910. Scanned images, text, pdf (searchable)
Collins Compendium of Free Online Comic Books: http://www.lorencollins.net/freecomic/
A wide variety of comics and graphic novels.
Comics.com: http://www.unitedmedia.com/categories/index.html Over 88 newspaper comic strips archived for the last 30 days.
Allows users to create their own short graphic novels.
Links to seventeen * online/downloadable graphic novels.
Here are some educational journal sites from publishers and organizations
provide free online content, including articles and media about current
events, some of which are generated by students themselves.
Flashback Universe: http://www.flashbackuniverse.com/
Over 7 high quality image comics.
Full Story's Graphic Novel Archive: http://www.twentysevenletters.com/fullstory/?cat=19
Links to a number of online graphic novels including Darkhorse's version of H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds.
The Graphic Novel version of the NBC television show Heroes. Download/Video/Online.
History of Violence : http://www.historyofviolence.com/graphic_novel/HoV_01-11.pdf
First chapter of graphic novel.
Infinity Studio Flip Books: http://www.infinitystudios.com/read.php
18 different manga series available as online flip books.
A picture book collection that uses a flash display to show the entire
book, but has no option for zooming or enlarging. Users are able to
create their own bookshelves from the extensive collection (over 300
Lovecraft Country: Return to Arkham: http://www.lovecraftcountry.com/comic/return/index.php
Comic book set in H.P. Lovecraft's Arkham in 1933. Seth Fletcher has
just journeyed to Arkham, seeking his brother lost years before, but as
he will soon discover, all is not as it seems.
presented by volume and chapter to be read online
Over a thousand different Manga to be read online.
Newspapers on the Internet: http://www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/info/Newspapers.html
Listing of newspapers from around the world that can be read online.
Next Gen Books: http://nextgenbooks.com/
Graphic and interactive novels site:
NYC 2123: http://nyc2123.com/
Graphic novels for the web and PSP.
Over a thousand different Manga to be read online.
Penguin Books - We Tell Stories: http://wetellstories.co.uk/
Exciting variety of newly created short stories matched with
classics. Includes a Google map story, some Choose Your Own Adventures,
a presentation story, a story told though twittter, and a simultaneous
Read At Work: http://www.readatwork.com/
A very fun ebook site that delivers books (poetry, short stories, and
classics) in what looks like PowerPoint presentations. The site from
the New Zealand Book Council delivers the texts using Flash that looks
like PowerPoint. Very fun as the Flash application that runs in
fullscreen and looks exactly like a Windows XP desktop with book
categories to choose from. 20+ texts in FLASH.
Fledgling ( http://www.korval.com/fledgling/) - a novel from the Liaden Universe® by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller.
Hunt for the Dymalon Cygnet (http://www.readersadvice.com/mmeade/scatwlds/sponsor.html) - a Serial Novel in the Scattered Worlds universe by Don Sakers.
The Big Meow (http://www.the-big-meow.com/) - by Diane Duane.
The Vondish Ambassador (http://www.ethshar.com/thevondishambassador0.html)- Novel in the Ethshar series by Lawrence Watt-Evans
An online magazine that is also published as an eBook
UComics.com: http://www.ucomics.com/comics/ Over 60 daily newspaper comic strips.
Links provide PDF versions of the first issue of these classic Vertigo series in graphic novel form. Go to the Graphic Novels section of VertigoComics.com, any graphic novel titles with a #1 icon () will have a download of the ground-breaking first issue (some adult themes/issues)
EBooks, including comics and graphic novels, available in PDF format.