Books Douglas Wolk Books by Douglas Wolk Douglas Wolk has written books about: Nonfiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Douglas Wolk Summer Books 2008: Excerpts Excerpt: 'Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean' July 3, 2008 Douglas Wolk takes graphic novels seriously and dissects today's comic-book landscape. Critics' Lists: Summer 2008 Holy Bookworms! Superheroes Take To The Page July 3, 2008 Quake in fear, puny humans! Spandex-clad superbeings have engineered a mass escape. From big screens and billboards to bus ads and even bookshelves: this summer, nowhere is safe from superheroes.