Graphic Novels from Gordon, Musturi, and Wilson & Co. | Xpress Reviews

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A lovely commiserative effort from Gordon that keeps it simple and succinct for fellow parents; a triumphant project for enthusiasts of art comics as well as a loosely sketched story about our fragile mortal coil; an eye-popping, vibrant adventure

Graphic Novels from Barbucci & Canepa and Giménez | Xpress Reviews

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Former Disney employees Barbucci and Canepa have created something beautiful and unique in <>Sky-Doll<>; Giménez’s memories of the ease of a society in turning to cruelty against its least members is a cautionary tale for us all

Graphic Novels by Dini, Risso, & Klein and Wilson & Co. | Xpress Reviews

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Fans of comics, animation, and memoir are guaranteed to find Dini’s story incredibly engaging; Quarantine Zone isn’t a complete failure, only disappointingly less than the sum of its parts

At the Movies | What We’re Reading

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The “What We’re Reading” team becomes the “What We’re Watching” cohort this week.

Graphic Novels: Gran, Kleist on Samia Omar, and Schivone & Manera on Belushi | Xpress Reviews

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Gran’s title is fun while also occasionally poignant; Kleist’s powerfully told story of a celebrity immigrant to die helps to highlight the plight of individuals and families worldwide; sincere but slight, Belushi is barely a thumbnail sketch

Graphic Novels on How To Draw, Agatha Christie, at War in Iraq | Xpress Reviews

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Crilley teaches us to draw, Martinetti and Company reveal the true Agatha Christie, Iraq veteran Uriarte delivers a graphic novel on the cynical tedium of daily life in combat

Graphic Novel: Historical Fiction from Ethan Hawke and Greg Ruth | Xpress Reviews

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Readers looking for high drama and compelling spiritual journeys will find both in Hawke and Ruth’s Indeh

Graphic Novels: “Woody Guthrie and the Dust Bowl Ballads” | Xpress Reviews

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A powerful exploration of Guthrie’s roots, providing a mesmerizing take on the socioeconomic situation of 1930s America and a prescient commentary on how the challenges of that time continue to shape our identity as a nation

Graphic Novels from Blutch and Yelin | Xpress Reviews

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Readers looking for a high level of comic art will find a coliseum full of riches in Peplum. Yelin’s Irminais recommended for adults and teens who prefer historical fiction and can handle an ending that is honest rather than perfect

Graphic Novels: A Toothy Autobiography from Evie Wyld, with Joe Sumner | Xpress Reviews

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Wyld’s beautifully written story will interest anyone whose fears as a child—whether sharks or other scary monsters—seemed all consuming