Graphic Novels Reviews, March 15, 2012

Graphic Novels Reviews, March 15, 2012

Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: The A-Bomb, Comics History Month & Chip Kidd’s (In)Glorious Batman

Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: The A-Bomb, Comics History Month & Chip Kidd’s (In)Glorious Batman

Stories Beyond Black and White: 25 Graphic Novels for African American History Month

Stories Beyond Black and White: 25 Graphic Novels for African American History Month

Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: Guy Delisle, Alison Bechdel & The Graphic Canon

Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: Guy Delisle, Alison Bechdel & The Graphic Canon

Occupy This: Graphic Novels About Economic Justice, Social Movements & Historical Revolutions

Occupy This: Graphic Novels About Economic Justice, Social Movements & Historical Revolutions

Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: Avengers, “Soulless” Manga & A Game of Thrones

Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: Avengers, “Soulless” Manga & A Game of Thrones

Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: Orson Scott Card, Osamu Dazai & Health Care Reform

Graphic Novels Prepub Alert: Orson Scott Card, Osamu Dazai & Health Care Reform

Short Takes: 27 Graphic Novels for African American History Month

The past year was a good one for African American-themed comics. Traditional publishers as well as the comics industry have come out with plentiful and quality reads across age brackets. A few backlist titles are also included below. The Glyph Awards celebrate outstanding comics made by, for, and about people of color, and as a […]

Graphic Novels for Reluctant Readers: 33 Titles

Featuring Tiny Titans, Indiana Jones, Diary of a Wimpy Kid & More There’s a wonderful story about a Latvian war orphan, bright but subliterate and an emotional trainwreck, learning to read from cookbooks when his foster mother hit on the one thing that would motivate him. (See Anna Perrott Rose’s The Gentle House, Houghton Mifflin, 1954.) […]

From Aya to Zapt!: 24 Graphic Novels for African American History Month

The past year has left tweens and teens with many more quality comics that increasingly depict engaging African American main characters. Plus, we have our Main Man himself, Mr. President, the comics geek–turned–comics hero. Forthcoming from Eureka: a Graphic Classics anthology featuring adaptations of short stories by African American authors. Forthcoming from TV star Rashida […]