Graphic Novels & Comics

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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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This graphic novel initially finds the caped crusader confronting the worst super villain ever: his own mid-life crisis.

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It’s déjà vu all over again! Remember Rover? The eerie, icky white latex ball/balloon that bursts from the sea to envelop escapees from the Village?

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“Tyler Cross: Angola is the perfect graphic novel for those sick of superheroes. . . .

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“Berserk contains all of the primary ingredients: sex, violence, horror, sadism, and adventure. What is not to love about this manga?

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One might think that by now Saint Salander had driven all of the fascists, sexual predators, and other snakes out of Sweden. After all, Sweden is not a very large country. But, alas, no.

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Wrath of Fantomas is the type of cutting-edge, yet charming crime story that today’s adult comics readers desire.

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Salammbo is a woman of fiction who sprang to life from the pen of French writer Gustave Flaubert in 1862. She was a central figure in the book of the same name.

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“a quick, mesmerizing read.”

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“EC produced the best comics of the era and The Vault of Horror Volume 5 is evidence enough that EC produced an idiosyncratic brand of horror that is undeniably American.”

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“Sabrina is not just an engaging story, it’s an important story—maybe not the best book of the year, but certainly the best book about the times we live in.”

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“The Prague Coup reminds readers that sometimes writers lived lives more interesting than the ones they created in their novels.“

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