Thor, Batman ’66, Daredevil, plus World War I in Comics, & Much, Much More | Graphic Novels Reviews

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A bloodier, earthier take on the Norse hero, preeminent comics scribe Busiek reveals the the extraordinary side of more ordinary folk living among superpowered movers and shakers, sports fans and history readers will find Kleist’s Boxer mesmerizing

Graphic Novels Literary and Adventuresome from Kuper and Van Lente & Co. | Xpress Reviews

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The System has the heft of a literary novel; Volume 1 of Brain Boy is great fun for fans of sf or espionage thrillers

Graphic Novels from Brubaker & Co., Ricard, and Wood | Xpress Reviews

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Brubaker’s latest is complete with gadgetry, exotic locales, and mysterious characters; Ricard’s tale falls flat; Wood’s technical weaknesses overwhelm her expressive style

Graphic Novels from Burns, Hickman & Pitarra, Marz & Sejic, and Peeters | Xpress Reviews

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Master storyteller Burns carves a moving tale of love, loss, and regret; an interesting mashup of history and sf; a crossover collection has strong writing and artwork throughout; fans of moody sf will be pleased by aama

Graphic Novels: Dead Boy Detectives, Twelve Gems, Protectors, & Peter Panzerfaust | Xpress Reviews

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Strange travels of dead boy detectives, a space adventure in search of gems, an intriguing murder mystery involving superheroes, and Wiebe’s take on Peter Pan

A Graphic Novel from Hajime | Xpress Reviews

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Hajime’s Alive is recommended (with reservations) for literary graphic novel fans. The numerous technical errors are a real shame

Graphic Novels from Cho, Delporte, and Kafka & Godbout

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A moving, beautifully drawn, and thought-provoking book from Cho, a distinctive work from Delporte, a fitting adaptation by Godbout of Kafka’s American dream

Graphic Novels from Moon & Bá, Richardson & Sakai, and Roy | Xpress Reviews

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Stars all, a nice long thoughtful read from Moon and Bá, narrative and artistic talent from RIchardson and Sakai, a smorgasbord of aliens from Roy

Q&A: Paul Buhle

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Paul Buhle discusses Bohemians, a graphic collection that explores the cultural Left in America

Jules Feiffer, Brandon Graham, Jane Irwin, Mimi Pond, Charles Schulz, & More | Graphic Novels Reviews

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Feiffer gets top billing, Kowalchuk’s blocky, slightly retro art renders clarity and zest, Reb’s Sea-Wolf will make excellent fodder for book clubs, a generation Over Easy, Wood gives his characters superhuman depth

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