Martha Cornog

About Martha Cornog

Martha Cornog is a longtime reviewer for LJ and, with Timothy Perper, edited Graphic Novels Beyond the Basics: Insights and Issues for Libraries (Libraries Unlimited, 2009).

Graphic Novels for African American History Month

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Graphic novels with a message: from John Lewis & Andrew Aydin’s March to 1970s hip-hop artists in Ed Piskor’s Hip Hop Family Tree; 18 titles that should appeal to patrons of all ages.

Graphic Novels Reviews | September 15, 2013

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Graphic Novels reviews from the September 15 issue.

28 Graphic Novels to Celebrate African American History Month | Graphic Novels Short Takes

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Graphic novels celebrating multiple racial and ethnic perspectives, Eisner-nominated tween-friendly Princeless, Life with Archie series, the latest volume of Abouet’s Aya, a 1940s romance set in Cuba and New York City, and new About Comics collections.

Author Q&A: Drawn Together by Art with Aline Crumb

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Cartooning couple Aline and Robert Crumb have made their bed together, literally, throughout 35 years of marriage while supporting each other in individual and conjoint artistic careers. Intensely private yet disarmingly public, Aline has become a mistress of satiric confessional comedy, both in solo comics and in the comics of Drawn Together (Liveright: Norton. 2012. […]

Best Books 2012: Graphic Novels

Are You My Mother

Bechdel, Alison. Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama. Houghton Harcourt. ISBN 9780618982509. $22. Using literature and psychoanalysis as twin lenses, Bechdel examines her own and her mother’s interwoven lives in a complex, almost dizzying tour de force of storytelling. More than matching her acclaimed Fun Home for its blend of drama, poignancy, and humor, […]

Q&A: Prison Librarian Philip Ephraim on the Positive Effects of Comics

Q&A: Prison Librarian Philip Ephraim on the Positive Effects of Comics

Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: Abe Lincoln, Coleridge’s Mariner & Lighthearted Lovecraft

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Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: Abe Lincoln, Coleridge’s Mariner & Lighthearted Lovecraft

“Out” on the Shelves: 26 Graphic Novels for Pride Month 2012

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“Out” on the Shelves: 26 Graphic Novels for Pride Month 2012

Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: A New Life for Peanuts, Jeff Smith’s Series for Adults & Tezuka’s Final Work

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Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: A New Life for Peanuts, Jeff Smith’s Series for Adults & Tezuka’s Final Work

Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: Food Manga from Bourdain, Pekar on Israel, and new series from Dark Horse and Fantagraphics

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Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: Food Manga from Bourdain, Pekar on Israel, and new series from Dark Horse and Fantagraphics

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