Graphic Novels from Tom Hart and Edward Ross | Xpress Reviews

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Tom Hart on the pain of losing a child, his young daughter Rosalie; Ross’s title for anyone interested in cinema (and who isn’t?)

Espionage: In From the Cold | Collection Development: Spy Fiction & More, October 1, 2015

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Spy fiction is alive and well, despite the loss of its favorite setting—the Berlin Wall—and the demise of its chief nemesis—the Soviet Union. Warm up your collection with these 18 titles.

Graphic Novels from Dixon & Kwapisz and Thompson & McClaren | Xpress Reviews

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Civil War buffs might find Civil War Adventure a worthwhile read; Thompson and McClaren’s provocative premise and popular art style that will attract readers, yet few will gain real satisfaction here

Graphic Novels from Best American Comics, Goldfield & Short, and Hawkins & Others | Xpress Reviews

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An anthology of best comics of 2015 is best for those immersed in the medium, the secret journals of John Rodgers Jewitt detail the years he spent as a captive of the Mowachaht, a fun read that asks serious questions about life, religion, and corruption

Q&A: Kate Beaton

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This month, Beaton celebrates a second collection of her educationally flavored humor with Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection

Backderf, Beaton, Remender/Tocchini, Sattouf, & others | Graphic Novels Reviews September 15, 2015

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In 2014, graphic novels boasted the second-largest growth of all segments of the U.S. publishing market, according to Publishers Weekly. Thus encouraged, American publishers have been looking to Europe for more winning work.

LJ Fiction Reviews: September 15, 2015

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Fiction debuts from FitzHenry, Giuffre, and Kingsnorth, plus another winner from veteran Irving; important world fiction; larger-than-life graphic novels from Remender/Tocchini; Cho’s SF Debut of the Month, plus new Series Lineup

Graphic Novels: Bajram, Gaiman, Hardman, Lemire, Marchetto, Murakami & Tanaka | Xpress Reviews

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Military sf in cinematic quality, a provocative read with a few gems to admire, a fantastically sordid mystery, for those who thoroughly enjoy convoluted time traveling, a classic second-chance story repackaged in a smart and evocative way, a passable jumping-off point biography

Graphic Novels from Kuper and Seely & Zarcone & Co. | Xpress Reviews

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Kuper’s evocative artwork captures heartbreaking events; Effigy is quintessential Vertigo

Graphic Novels from Alarcón & Alvarado, Cavolo, Climo, and Eisner & Co. | Xpress Reviews

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Alarcón and Sheila Alvarado are too elliptical, a highly original piece of art from Cavolo, Climo doesn’t make any attempt to plumb the depths of compelling comics territory, Eisner’s blending of art and text is revolutionary; highly recommended