Graphic Novels

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Graphic Novels from Millar/Quitely, Moreci & Co., Patton/Cannon, plus 25 Years of D&Q | Xpress Reviews

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A veritable Drawn & Quarterly encyclopedia; Jupiter’s Legacy is well wrought, unnecessary, and just compelling enough to recommend; Roche Limit is a bit disturbing but a strong work; looking at philosophy can be a stimulating delight

Graphic Novels by Edginton & Deas, with Austen, and Horrocks | Xpress Reviews

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Forget Colin firth; here’s a new Pride and Prejudice for the modern reader; anyone with an interest in the history or creation of comics will find themselves enthralled by Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen

Graphic Novel from Darrow & Stewart Is a Zombie Mess | Xpress Reviews

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Darrow’s artistry and the high-production values work against the book, creating expectations it can’t fulfill. Neither details nor gore can keep this “buffet” from monotony

Graphic Novels from Harbin, the Pinis, and Schubert | Xpress Reviews

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Self-absorbed but benign, earnest, and humorous work from Harbin, there will be call for this latest from Wendy and Richard Pini, and Schubert’s combination of irony with nostalgia will suffice for some

Fraction/Zdarsky, Knisley, Kon, Miller/Varley & Others | Graphic Novels Reviews, March 15, 2015

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An award-winning rarity from Fraction and Zdarsky, Goetzinger takes us inside the House of Dior, Kon is accomplished and complex, Miller and Varley’s Ronin is mature, ingenious, and dazzling, Padua’s extravaganza delights.

Graphic Novels: Ellis & Co., Hague, Kirkman & Azaceta, Smith & others, Wood & Cloonan | Xpress Reviews

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Two excellent stories in a single volume; another grim and civilization-menacing serial; a silly and fun homage to the timeless heroes that fans have enjoyed throughout the decades; a near masterpiece, with grit and compassion to spare

Graphic Novels from Ed Brubaker & Co. and Luke Ramsey | Xpress Reviews

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Brubaker & Co.’s latest is a fun, fast read for fans of film noir and Golden Age Hollywood stories; more art collection than graphic novel, Ramsey’s work will find a home with fans of surrealism, Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, and M.C. Escher

Perfect Pairings | Collection Development: Genre Crossovers

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LJ‘s sf columnist turns her eye to the best crossovers blending fantasy and mystery, romance and historical fiction, thrillers and horror, sf and mystery, and more.

A Graphic Novel from Manchette and Tardi | Xpress Reviews

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Manchette and Tardi’s well-paced, violent graphic novel grabs readers and doesn’t let go until the end

Graphic Novels from Davodeau and Fraction & Co. | Xpress Reviews

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Readers embark on a thought-provoking journey with Davodeau; Fraction and Company eschew worldbuilding in favor of sexbots and gunfights

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