Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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Notation Category heading Add Mod ?
X Graphic novels, Comic books, Cartoons
Use all X* codes for: general adult, teenage or children’s titles. DO NOT USE: code ‘X’ itself, but select specific categories from section X*. INTEREST AGE 5A* Qualifiers MUST be used with titles aimed at children or teenagers. Use all X* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers where appropriate, in particular with PLACE 1*, TIME PERIOD 3* and INTEREST 5* Qualifiers
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XQ Graphic novel, Comic book and Manga: genres 1.4
XQX Graphic novel / Comic book: adult
Use for: comic books designed for adults featuring scenes of an overtly adult nature or dealing with graphic themes only suitable for an aware, mature audience. Use with: Qualifier 5X plus other X* codes as appropriate
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XQXE Graphic novel / Comic book: adult – erotic
Use for: comic books designed for adults featuring scenes of an overtly erotic nature or dealing with graphic sexual themes only suitable for an aware mature audience. Use with: Qualifier 5X plus other X* codes as appropriate
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XQXV Graphic novel / Comic book: adult – extreme violence / gore
Use for: comic books designed for adults featuring scenes of an overtly violent or gory nature or dealing with graphic or disturbingly violent themes only suitable for an aware mature audience. Use with: Qualifier 5X plus other X* codes as appropriate
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