Graphic Novels & Comics

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Nicnevin and the Bloody Queen is a well-drawn graphic novel, but its story is rushed and chock full of clichés.”

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The Man Without Talent deserves its standing as a manga classic.

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Rusty Brown is a masterful study of ordinary American humanity.

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Patrick Kyle’s graphic novels are enigmatic. His artwork is abstract and deeply resistant to simple representation, and his stories are surreal.

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“This graphic novel spreads madness for it gives readers a glimpse at the divine.”

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Our Encounters with Evil is ageless fun. It is a graphic novel that is serious about horror but does not take itself seriously. . . .

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“Although the painterly art style and attention to environmental detail provide much to admire visually, narratively this is yet another joyless and bloody tale of a man sent on a rampage o

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The Illuminati Ball has a magnificent concept . . .”

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“for anyone who loves pop culture references and quick, easy fun, this book will help them while away those hours stuck in mass transit.”

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In journalism, “bury the lede” is a term of craft: placing the most important point of the story too far down in the text, too distant from the all-important lead paragraph.

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“Gorgeous graphics and a neat idea cannot save what eventually becomes a tragically flawed effort.”

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To appreciate this surrealistic story, you should know something about the realities of urban renewal worldwide, the city planner Le Corbusier devoted to the use of cement in his “Brutalist” struct

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“In the end the mind-blowing art can’t save a book that fails to deliver on the promise of its premise.”

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Brief and beautiful, Druillet’s genius shines through in this madcap adventure across post-apocalyptic wastes.”

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“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”

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“In many ways, Gehrmann achieves what Upton Sinclair never quite did: She makes the characters real and complex, and she makes the political story a movingly human one.”

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Hellboy: 25 Years of Covers by Mike Mignola turns these pulpy misadventures into immaculate art.

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“Bad Weekend is crime comics at their finest, so why not waste a boozy weekend with this graphic novel.”

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“A riveting story of a horrible injustice enacted with careful, logical cruelty in the name of national security.

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Death Orb is a visually ambitious graphic novel. It depicts a ruined Earth, years past a nuclear holocaust. Buildings are crumbled, with vines of hanging wires choking them.

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“When I Arrived at the Castle is the perfect horror story for a rainy day or some night shrouded in fog.”  

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“O Josephine! is the perfect Jason graphic novel: short, stoic, and surreal.”

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“Rust Belt is an undeniably sobering graphic novel that is as much journalism and sociology as it is fiction.”

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“An intriguing story asking the eternal question, What is Art? . . .

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It seems too bizarre to be true, even in the dreamworld of surrealism.

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