“Shadmi’s deeply absorbing and moving biography will appeal to Dracula afficionados of all ages.”
SelfMadeHero, a small British niche publisher of graphic narratives, has issued The Dancing Plague by Gareth Brookes, an award-winning illustrator and writer.
“Unfortunately, this isn’t the accurate biography it purports to be.”
You’ve seen the meme.
“A sterling example of how graphic novels are uniquely able to get readers through tough subjects.”
“Bechdel is ruthlessly honest, her sharp gaze helping us see ourselves, our culture, more clearly.”
“The little boy who dreamed of painting like Norman Rockwell ended up with his own art on the cover of The New Yorker. What could be more magical than that?
“A powerful story of our earliest days as a species.”
This is not a book that will encourage silence in children.
“This is a book that should be required reading in every high school—actually every American should read it.
“In Pollock Confidential, they’re given a fascinating slice of this mercurial artist’s life, a strange marriage between a conservative government intrigue and rebellious creativity
“a very satisfying dish . . .”
“thoughtfully rendered, carried through a harrowing, often funny, engaging personal story.”
“. . . a hilarious romp through chemistry and biology. . . . A fun way to learn the science of life.”
“In this wide-ranging story of exploration, Fetter-Vorm captures both the mystical pull of the moon and the many men and women who worked hard to understand and reach it.
“This book offers a sweet ray of hope in a very confusing time.”
“a first-rate effort with enough detail to capture the history combined with a sharp pace and magnificent artwork.
“The question of ‘What are you?’ has never been answered with so much charm.”
“How did a sickly kid from a poor family in Pittsburgh become Andy Warhol, the cultural superstar?”
“There could not be a better subject for a work of graphic nonfiction (to use the author’s term) than the great Prussian naturalist Alexander von Humboldt.”
“Masterly, vivid, dramatic. . . This is beautiful writing, visceral and deep.”
“Does an excellent job of describing Debs’ life and work, his passion and purpose.”
“this graphic novel is for readers who know how to snap their fingers while turning the page.”
“real-life thriller about courage, despair, and an unbreakable human spirit.”
“A dynamic companion piece to the groundbreaking animated movie.”