Graphic Novels

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Graphic Novel from Bertozzi and Hargan on “Becoming Andy Warhol” | Xpress Reviews

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Bertozzi and Hargan explore a specific period in Andy Warhol’s life, presenting a compelling subject matter that may be of interest to Warhol enthusiasts but might go over the heads of casual readers

All in Good Time | The Reader’s Shelf, November 15, 2016

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Just as Ursula K. Le Guin once said, authors help readers sail the river of time. The boarding pass for a story can take one deep into history, far into the future, or allow bibliophiles to bounce back and forth.

Graphic Novels from Osborne & Fish, Debuter Radtke, and Various Spanish Cartoonists | Xpress Reviews

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An unexpected gem of a version of Peter Pan thanks to its embrace of genuine emotion and psychological gravity; a fantastic example of the graphic novel’s possibilities as a literary medium; a best-of collection, full of emotional and humorous stories

Camus/Ferrandez, Higashimura, Jacobson, Mann & Co., Moen/Nolan, Truong | Graphic Novels Reviews, November 15, 2016

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Ferrandez’s expressive and attractive version of Camus’s challenging parable; Carry This Book would make good inspiration for workshops; Huck the character is a treasurable creation, the book, less so

Superheroes & Heroic Struggles: 21 Graphic Novels for February, Black History Month

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The remarkable life of Jamaican-born Bessie Stringfield; Okupe puts Africa on the map when it comes to superhero stories; Cyborg‘s beautiful artwork turns biometallic limbs into things of wonder; the meaning and cultural impact of cartoons by and of women of African descent

Graphic Novels from Chanoinat & Le Hénanff, Matsumoto, Milton & Auladell, Bios | Xpress Reviews

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Fans of the Elvis will relish this book; manga and graphic novel fans will reread Matsumoto’s collection for years; this retelling of Paradise Lost will be best appreciated by academic audiences; this book of biographies might make readers eager for the actual reprints of the work discussed

LJ Fiction Reviews: November 15, 2016

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Debuter Fabiaschi is a perfect choice for book clubs; an enthralling retelling of the women of Troy; recent Jewish fiction; a roundup of top indie picks; graphic novels for Black History Month; for fans of magic-based fantasy, Shinn blends a potent brew of politics and alchemy

Graphic Novels from the Thought Bubble Festival and Wood & Co. | Xpress Reviews

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Whether excerpts of larger works or self-contained stand-alones, all of the Thought Bubble pieces are smart and compelling; Black Road presents a sinewy opening that will draw in readers looking for a Dark Ages adventure

Graphic Novel from National Book Award Winner Coates | Xpress Reviews

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Coates’s graphic novel is an entertainingly serious political thriller more than a superhero adventure; a thoughtful and complex Black Panther incarnation that draws on prior Marvel-world events

Graphic Novel from M.R. James (Ghost Stories) | Xpress Reviews

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Fans of classic horror will relish James’s stories. Even though the gore factor is low, the overall creepiness will keep you looking over your shoulder