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.
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.
Nick Thorburn is best known as the lead singer of the indie-pop band The Unicorns, and his work carries with it that deliberately whimsical approach to art and creation.
Jules Feiffer is a masterful storyteller, creating unforgettable characters like his dancers, his neurotics, his therapists.
This is a graphic novel with a difference.
Vietnamese Memories by Clement Baloup starts as a series of memories of the Vietnam War, different men, now living in France, telling how they left Saigon at the end of the war.
Michael Kupperman is a graphic novelist with a cult following (Snake 'n' Bacon's Cartoon Cabaret, Tales Designed to Thrizzle).
“this graphic novel’s reach extends more to the adult reader than those of a much younger age”
Alpha: Abidjan to Paris tells the story of the refugees’ struggle from up close and personal through the character of Alpha, a cabinet maker in the Cote d'Ivore, the Ivory Coast.
“So much evil,” says Lisbeth Salander. She says this not in fear, but as if in stunned wonder. Wasp is bound by the coils of evil which flex, painfully and slowly squeezing the life out of her.
Legendary comics writer Lee Falk will probably always be best known for The Phantom, the costumed vigilante that he created back in 1936.