Graphic Novels

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Best Books 2015: Graphic Novels

Out on the wire

Abel, Jessica (text & illus.). Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio. Broadway: Crown. ISBN 9780385348430. pap. $17. COMMUNICATION/MEDIA Hayden, Jennifer (text & illus.). The Story of My Tits. Top Shelf. ISBN 9781603090544. pap. $29.99. MEMOIR McCloud, Scott (text & illus.). The Sculptor. First Second. ISBN 9781596435735. $29.99. F […]

The Eisners: Winning Cartoonists, Winning Libraries | Eisner Awards 2015


Congratulations to the winners of the 27th annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards and the Will Eisner Graphic Novels Grants for Libraries

The Return of Doctor Who: Titan Releases Two New Graphic Novels Series Fans Will Love


Titan Comics has published the first volumes in two new “Doctor Who” series: The Tenth Doctor: Revolutions of Terror and The Eleventh Doctor: After Life

Best Books 2014: Graphic Novels


The best graphic novels of 2014 as chosen by Library Journal’s graphic novel columnists.

Library Journal’s Best Books of 2014

An untamed state

The best books of the year, as chosen by LJ’s review editors, in the case of the top ten and the best of the rest, and by our reviewers and columnists, in the case of genre fiction and nonfiction. A fully annotated version of these lists will appear in upcoming LJReviews enewsletters and in the December issue of LJ.

Best Books 2013: Graphic Novels


See all of LJ’s 2013 Bests Bagge, Peter (text & illus.). Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story. Drawn & Quarterly. ISBN 9781770461260. $21.95. BIOG Margaret Sanger’s crusade for reliable contraception changed the modern world. She established the use of birth control in the United States, founded the organizations that would later form Planned Parenthood, and […]

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, […]

Best Books 2011: Graphic Novels


Best Books 2011: Graphic Novels