Graphic Novels from Barry and Keatinge et al. | Xpress Reviews

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Barry’s latest is bound to engage a wide general audience, but YA readers in particular will be delighted; Keatinge’s title is an intriguing and fresh work that will enthrall lovers of sports comics and noir

Graphic Novels by Thompson and Debuter Varela | Xpress Reviews

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This True Amazon will please fans of both the superhero and writer/illustrator Thompson; Varela’s sf fable is an enchanting storytelling with an edge

Graphic Novels: Ban on Tezuka, Hanawalt, plus Rall and Trudeau on the Donald | Xpress Reviews

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A must for Tezuka devotees; Hanawalt’s collection is charming if occasionally bawdy; both Rall and Trudeau take graphic turns with our Republican presidential candidate

Graphic Novels by Sattouf and Warner | Xpress Reviews

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Readers familiar with Marjane Satrapi will be well rewarded; fans of Randall Munroe will find Warner’s read both informative and hilarious

Graphic Novels from Debuter Frisch and Van Sciver | Xpress Reviews

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Those seeking a somber take on the American family may enjoy Frisch’s debut; a excellent encapsulation of Van Sciver’s style

Graphic Novels from Glidden, Hawkins & Co., Mignola-plus, and Debuter Dalrymple | Xpress Reviews

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Guileless and imaginative, this Gift will be an acquired taste; this work exemplifies Glidden’s skillful, sensitive reportage; heavy worldbuilding sf for younger fans of dystopian fiction; this well-drawn saga won’t disappoint Hellboy fans

Graphic Novels from Kripke & Higgins, Simone & Co., Wilson & Morikawa, & Wood-plus | Xpress Reviews

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Adult tale by debuter Kripke is beautifully rendered and plays out wonderfully; readers looking for compelling contemporary horror will best enjoy a sojourn into the Clean Room; for those interested in ethics and their whys and wherefores; Rebels is essential for students of and readers interested in American history and warfare

Graphic Novel from Del Col & Company on the Assassin’s Creed Video Game | Xpress Reviews

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A lot of the references will go over the heads of the uninitiated; recommended for teens and YA who crave more of the Assassin’s Creed game in any form

Graphic Novels from Dunn, Rucka & Scott, and Vaughan & Co. | Xpress Reviews

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Cat lovers everywhere will love Dunn’s news team; a solid choice for fans of the fantastical in a real-world setting; a violent vision of a possible tomorrow that will prompt readers to contemplate political and environmental choices

Graphic Novels by Lemire & Nguyen and Williams & Co. | Xpress Reviews

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A great sf tale that belongs in most graphic novel collections; be prepared to order the rest of the “Unfollow” series as the volumes are published