Summary: this video was about comics and how they evolved into graphic novels. Facts: A graphic novel is just a longer version of a comic book. The first superhero comic was superman comics and the first issue came out in 1938. Lots of teachers and parents are using comics and graphic novels to help with their kids reading and learning. Questions: when did comics turn into graphic novels? How many comics are there approximately in the world? Insight: Comics are one of the most famous type of books in the world.