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.
“When I Arrived at the Castle is the perfect horror story for a rainy day or some night shrouded in fog.”
“O Josephine! is the perfect Jason graphic novel: short, stoic, and surreal.”
“Rust Belt is an undeniably sobering graphic novel that is as much journalism and sociology as it is fiction.”
“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.
“Tyler Cross: Angola is the perfect graphic novel for those sick of superheroes. . . .
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?
“Berserk contains all of the primary ingredients: sex, violence, horror, sadism, and adventure. What is not to love about this manga?
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.
“Wrath of Fantomas is the type of cutting-edge, yet charming crime story that today’s adult comics readers desire.
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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“The Prague Coup reminds readers that sometimes writers lived lives more interesting than the ones they created in their novels.“
“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.
The fall season is a time of death. Samhain, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween, All Saints Day.
“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.