Newcomer Ata, Chabouté, Chatterjee/Kahlil, Karasik/Newgarden, Lovecraft/Tanabe, & More | Graphic Novels Reviews

Ata’s artistry can help readers understand how living with illness changes everything; another stunning achievement from an author who seems to produce only stunning achievements; lovers of action manga and anime will seize upon this; a beautifully designed volume that’s as entertaining as it is informative; expect demand for Chast’s whimsical and helpful smorgasbord of urban goofiness

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

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 by DeMatteis & Johnson, Kleist, Stephenson, Willingham | Xpress Reviews

DeMatteis & Johnson’s complex observations about life, Kleist’s masterly mix of pathos and politics, Stephenson brings an edge to the scene, Willingham’s fine, classic, and smart conclusion to his series

Best Books 2014: Graphic Novels

The best graphic novels of 2014 as chosen by Library Journal’s graphic novel columnists.