Graphic Novels from Hickman & Co., Kelly & Fiumara, and Sousanis | Xpress Reviews


Hickman’s collection has literary, historical, religious, and philosophical references; Kelly & Fiumara’s first series volume features stark black-and-white illustrations; Sousanis might be of interest to fans of hard-core philosophy

Dictionaries of Law, American Theater, World History, plus Mammals in North America and New Short Takes | Reference Reviews, July 2015


Hard-to-find information on the American theater from its inception until 1880, the “dark side” of world history, Weiner’s popular guide to graphic novels continues to hold the line, a scholarly study of the Bible’s enduring impact.

Graphic Novels from Birmant & Oubrerie and Seaton & Palas | Xpress Reviews


Welcome to the bohemian hothouse of fin de siècle Paris and urban superheroics with an occult fantasy vibe

Graphic Novels from Gage, Gage, & Lewis and Seth | Xpress Reviews


A historical graphic novel might be a useful springboard for instructors in an academic setting; Seth’s latest trip to Palookaville touches on the day-to-day experiences of growing up

The Return of Doctor Who: Titan Releases Two New Graphic Novels Series Fans Will Love


Titan Comics has published the first volumes in two new “Doctor Who” series: The Tenth Doctor: Revolutions of Terror and The Eleventh Doctor: After Life

Graphic Novels: Chambers & Culbard, Conner, MacLean, Miller & Janson, and Reed | Xpress Reviews


An adaptation of Chambers’s work, stick around for Harley Quinn, MacLean’s work is refreshing and unique, Batman enthusiasts will love his story in black and white, Ms. Marvel will keep die-hard fans happy

Graphic Novels from Johns & Frank & others and Wiebe & Sejic | Xpress Reviews


Frank’s clear and unobtrusive art complements the dynamic, straightforward Earth One universe plot; patrons who love Buffy the Vampire Slayer will surely enjoy the raucous and powerful Rat Queens

Graphic Novels from Gardner & Co.; Geary; Remender, Alixe, & Klein; and Samura | Xpress Reviews


The best overall collection of the Flash, fast-paced whodunit featuring silent film star Louise Brooks, a shift in the Captain America universe, and an essential volume for Blade of the Immortal fans

Graphic Novels by Edginton & Deas, with Austen, and Horrocks | Xpress Reviews


Forget Colin firth; here’s a new Pride and Prejudice for the modern reader; anyone with an interest in the history or creation of comics will find themselves enthralled by Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen

Springtime Skill & Power | Books for Dudes

Bones & All

All this month’s BFD featured authors are skillful and powerful in their own ways.