Star Wars Tales Graphic Novel

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A graphic novel I have had since childhood which contains a collection of various different Star Wars short stories and comics, created by a wide range of artists and writers.

Where and how is it used?

An item that needs to be read and looked at from a few years ago.

What did you or someone else pay for it?

I think it was a gift given to me so I'm not sure what was paid for it, probably around £15.

Why do you want to add it to the museum?

I used to read this book all the time when I was younger and I absolutely loved it. It really got me interested in the graphic novel world and spurred me on to start creating little comics or drawings of my own.


How was it made?

Is made in a factory

Is farmed

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Is made to particular specifications

Is craft / hand-made

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Materials & Making

Who made or produced your commodity?

Dark Horse Comics or Titan Books

Who was paid to make it?

Probably a printing company linked to them.

What skills does it take to make it?

Publishing know-how, artistic talents and literary talents

Where was it made?

Not sure.

What does it cost to make it?

Unsure.

What is it made from?

1. :

Buying & Owning

Who decides how much it costs?

Dark Horse Comics or Titan Books

Who or what assesses its quality?

Dark Horse Comics or Titan Books

Where is it sold?

At bookstores, graphic novel stores, comic shops or online

Who or what sells it?

Retail outlets or sites

How did this thing arrive from where it was made to where you got it?

Not answered yet

Where is it used?

Wherever it can be read

Where is it kept?

On a bookshelf in my room

How and by whom is it cared for?

Kept on a shelf by me

How long will it last?

Until the pages decompose

Where will it go when it's finished with?

In the bin

What is it worth?

In terms of a monetary value, probably not much now, but sentimentally it means a lot to me as it introduced me to a wide range of different graphic novels and art styles


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Total times valued1
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Overall Positive13
Overall Negative0
Controversy6.5 (0 = most controversial)
  

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