Do I quote the author or artist from a comic? MLA?

Asked by: Andres Montoya

My conclusion is that MLA always and only requires the author, but it would not be wrong (and I think it is more honest) to include all credited major collaborators. Even if you only use the author for in-text citations, I would use the more-inclusive citation in the bibliography.

How do you cite a quote from a comic in MLA?

Author’s Last name, First name. “Title of Comic Book Issue.” Title of Comic Book, *E-Reader ed., vol. number, issue no., Name of publisher, Year published, page range*.

How do you cite a quote from a comic?

Author’s Last name, First name. Title of Comic Book Issue. Title of Comic Book Series, vol. number, issue no., Name of Publisher, year published, p. or pp.

How do you cite an artist in MLA?

Provide the artist’s name, the title of the artwork in italics, and the date of composition. Finally, provide the name of the institution that houses the artwork followed by the location of the institution (if the location is not listed in the name of the institution, e.g. The Art Institute of Chicago).

How do you cite a comic strip MLA?

Comic Strip: Format: Artist’s Last Name, First Name. “Title of cartoon or comic strip (if any).” Title of Newspaper or Magazine, Date of Publication, page number.

How do you cite a quote from a graphic novel?

The MLA has a section on graphic novels. Basically, you cite the source in the same way as a regular non-periodical publication. If it’s a single author, yes, you would use (Author, Page) format.

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How do you cite a graphic novel in MLA?

Format: Author’s Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Publisher, Publication Year.

How do you cite in a paper MLA?

Using In-text Citation

MLA in-text citation style uses the author’s last name and the page number from which the quotation or paraphrase is taken, for example: (Smith 163). If the source does not use page numbers, do not include a number in the parenthetical citation: (Smith).

How do you cite a Cartoon?

MLA8 Citation

Cartoonist’s last name, First name. “Title of Cartoon.” Cartoon. Title of Newspaper in Italics (first container), publication date, Website name in italics (second container), Sponsor of site if different from website name, Location URL. Accessed date.

Do you italicize comic book titles?

Italicize the titles of comic books, manga, and graphic novels, but put the titles of individual comic strips in quotation marks. Only italicize very long UTube videos such as hour long TED Talks. The short ones go in quotation marks.

How do you cite multiple authors in MLA?

In MLA Style, if a source has two authors, name both authors in your in-text citation and Works Cited entry. If there are three or more authors, name only the first author, followed by et al. Moore, Jason W. Moore, Jason W., and Raj Patel.

How do you cite an author and a book in illustrator?

Format: Author Surname, Initial(s)., & Illustrator Surname, Initial(s). (Illustrator). (Year).

Are illustrators included in citations?

References for children’s books follow the same format as for other authored books. When an illustrator is prominently credited (i.e., on the cover), include the illustrator’s name after the title, the same as you would the editor of an authored book.

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Where do you put the illustrators name on a book?

If a book is highly illustrated, include the illustrator’s name on the front cover of the book. Agents – insist on this in the contract. Authors – when you show off a beautiful new book cover for the first time, mention the person or people who make the cover happen, and credit the illustrator on your website.