Graphic Novels from the Nadlers, Snyder & Co., and Watson | Xpress Reviews

Highly recommended to general readers with even a passing interest in the thinkers and thoughts in question; a story that is both enjoyable and slightly depressing, in essence, very similar to real life; Glister is a sweet, thoughtful, and intentionally off-kilter light fantasy

Graphic Novels from Hanuka, Lemire, Manara & Pratt, Thurman & Others, and Debuter Kim | Xpress Reviews

This Eisner Award–winning series is rich to view; this book stays with the reader, and Kim’s art leaves a permanent imprint; Lemire is the rare talent who is embraced by both mainstream and independent comics fans; a perfect edition for readers interested in the evolution of comics; an important purchase for readers sympathetic to Tibet’s plight and Buddhist doctrine

Collection Check for Free Comic Book Day | Wyatt’s World

Saturday, May 6, is Free Comic Book Day. Use the occasion to share the riches of graphic novel collections and build patrons’ TBR lists. Here are five essential volumes to have in the stacks or on order.

Graphic Novels from Lemire, Lenox, & Bellaire and McClanahan & Cavolo | Xpress Reviews

An appealing option for older teens and adults owing to graphic language and violence; a blend of music, biography, art, and mental illness that belongs in collections with Ellen Forney’s Marbles and Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home

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

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

Fall Expectations: New Ventures | Wyatt’s World

Coming this fall (either around the corner or in a few weeks) are some riveting works that introduce new perspectives from well-known names.

Graphic Novels from Brisson & Co., Lapham, and Lemire | Xpress Reviews

Brisson and company present gut-wrenching portrayals of humankind, Lapham has expertly crafted a noir tale with great dialog, Lemire’s latest imaginative and personal but too self-indulgent

Xpress Reviews: Graphic Novels | First Look at New Books, August 30, 2013

Bergting, for fans of supernatural graphic novels who are in the mood for a light read, an emotionally riveting work from Lemire, and Willingham’s Fables, gorgeous throughout