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

Graphic Novels from Bendis, Dawson, DeForge, Edmondson, & Yanow | Xpress Reviews

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Classic Marvel X-Men, for disillusioned counterculturalists, avant-garde work from DeForge, an insightful story of the Bible, Yanow’s memoir isn’t an ideal introduction

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