Graphic Novel from Ben Katchor | Xpress Reviews

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A wonderful peek into an old yet new world, Katchor’s work pleasantly combines art and character, opening readers’ eyes and ears to the sights and sounds of this metropolis

Graphic Novels by Humphrey & Co. and Tobocman | Xpress Reviews

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The crowdsourced Bartkira is all concept and no vision; fans of social justice history, activism, and famous court cases will enjoy this brilliantly conceived graphic biography of lawyer Weinglass

Graphic Novels: Barker/Scheele, the Frouds, Gillen, Pushwagner, Rooum/Clementson, Vaughan | Xpress Reviews

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Queer is a primer on oft-complex ideas; a beautifully illustratedcompanion to the earlier work; a timely Star Warspurchase; fans of indie books and art lovers will embrace Soft City; once hotly contested revolutionary attitudes; an exciting romp through the 1980s

Graphic Novels from Darcy, Lewis & Co., Pedrosa, and Tommaso | Xpress Reviews

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Darcy’s work is illogical and unsettling with a dash of surrealism; Lewis’s latest historical work is essential reading for tweens through adults; fans of modern European graphic novels will love Pedrosa’s insightful book; Tommaso has a stilted comic style

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