Use MRU’s LibrarySearch (main search box, library homepage).
Add terms to the search that describe your topic/character/comic
E.g., women -- wimmen's -- superhero -- criticism -- 1970s etc.
Not all characters/comics/themes/issues will have been studied, you may need to improvise. Be prepared to broaden and narrow your search terms as needed.
Use one of the subject-specific journal databases below, focused on literary studies or education
Use MRU Library's discovery tool, limiting to only newspapers and articles
- Good for content from higher quality magazines and news sources, and for film and comic reviews
Look for reputable popular publications freely available online.
- NY Times: Graphic Novel Section: articles and columns from a well respected print/online news source
- The Comics Journal: reviews, stories, interviews, and columns on comics, includes less traditional comic books and themes; published by non-traditional comic and graphic novel publisher, Fantagraphic Books
Google using advanced techniques
- comics morality site:edu
- allintitle:superhero psychology
A few things to ask yourself as you evaluate information sources.
Citing Comics in MLA Style
Citing Comics in APA Style