Graphic Novels & Comics

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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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“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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“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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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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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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“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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Abbott is enormously enjoyable. The occult plot is a touch hokey, but Elena makes the journey worthwhile. Her story is one long fight.

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Fred Fordham's new graphic adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird faithfully recreates Harper Lee's original in a format that brings the magic back to this classic.

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“Deforge has created a little book that’s both funny and disturbing.”

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“These are classic adventure tales from a time when both a nine year old and a retired general could feel proud of the way their country conducted itself around the world.”

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“Bald Knobber is a good example of how design matters in books, how we experience a book as an object first, then dive into the pages to discover the world inside.

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Jane Austen’s books are cultural touchstones, but the details of her life are less public. Most of what we know is reconstructed from letters.

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A painter witnesses angels moving on the ceiling of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. A girl wearing a boa of dead rabbits leads a gang of dead kids on a series of misadventures across the heavens.

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