Okay, so I know this sounds like a funny comment, but as someone who has only recently really started reading long form comics and graphic novels I have realized there is a difference in how I need to read. I am a reasonably fast reader and I grew up devouring books. The text makes your imagination come alive and the suspenseful moments I would always read faster because I need to find out what happened. I have read some book series over the course of a couple days.
With comic books and graphic novels if I go to fast I tend to miss something because it is about more than the words. The combination of text and images means that there is a lot more that you have to look at to fully absorb the story. Continue reading