What To Read After Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland | RA Crossroads


Marking its sesquicentennial in 2015 with global celebratory events taking place through late fall, Carroll’s poetic mix of nonsense, whimsy, and charming threat remains evergreen.

An Illustrated Halloween Reading List | Wyatt’s World


These modern classics of horror graphic novels and comics provide layers of chill-inducing menace with their gripping combinations of art, text, and layout. Here are five more suggestions for the Halloween season.

Haruki Murakami’s Strange Library | RA Crossroads


Libraries become dangerous places in Murakami’s dark fairy tale of an unnamed boy imprisoned by a librarian intent on devouring his brain. Adding to the disquiet is Chip Kidd’s deft production and design. A brief and eerie ode to the most forbidding expressions of the Brothers Grimm.

A Graphic Novel on Nelson Mandela; Moench on Batman; Vehlmann & Kerascoët | Xpress Reviews


An excellent biography of Nelson Mandela, an almost supernatural version of Batman, a subtly scary watercolor wonderland that explores the darkness of human nature