Editorial Note

A Theory of Narrative Drawing, by Simon Grennan can be ordered directly from Palgrave Macmillan at https://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9781137521651.

This book review is part of the Graphic Science Special Collection edited by Nicolas Labarre and Ernesto Priego. Though the Reference section has been listed in graphic form, references have also been typeset as text to enhance discoverability and citation practices.

Competing Interests

The author has no competing interests to declare.


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