“Gorgeous graphics and a neat idea cannot save what eventually becomes a tragically flawed effort.”
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
“In the end the mind-blowing art can’t save a book that fails to deliver on the promise of its premise.”
“Brief and beautiful, Druillet’s genius shines through in this madcap adventure across post-apocalyptic wastes.”
“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”
“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.”
“Hellboy: 25 Years of Covers by Mike Mignola turns these pulpy misadventures into immaculate art.”
“A riveting story of a horrible injustice enacted with careful, logical cruelty in the name of national security.
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.
“An intriguing story asking the eternal question, What is Art? . . .
It seems too bizarre to be true, even in the dreamworld of surrealism.
This graphic novel initially finds the caped crusader confronting the worst super villain ever: his own mid-life crisis.
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?
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.
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.
“a quick, mesmerizing read.”
“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.”
“Abbott is enormously enjoyable. The occult plot is a touch hokey, but Elena makes the journey worthwhile. Her story is one long fight.
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.
“Deforge has created a little book that’s both funny and disturbing.”
“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.”
“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.
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.
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.