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Dal Tokyo

Dal Tokyo is what science fiction writers call a “fix-up”: a book less planned than assembled of occasional, Frankenstein parts: in this case, two comic strips separated by more than a decade. Continue reading

 
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Journalism

The essence of what drives Sacco to report on the things that he does: to give voice to those who are suffering and silenced. Continue reading

 
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The Strumpet #1

“Art loves a constraint”, says Strumpet editors Jeremy Day and Ellen Lindner, explaining why their anthology is open only to women. They also note more practical reasons: “We’re keen to support women artists, to provide a social network, and a … Continue reading

 
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Birdseye Bristoe

It’s telling that this is touted on the cover as “An Inventions and How-To Book.” Continue reading

 
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The Voyeurs

The cartoonist Gabrielle Bell is what might have happened if Emily Dickinson had ever gotten out of the house. Continue reading

 
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Trubble Club # 5

Trubble Club #5 is the Sistine Chapel of jam comics. Continue reading

 
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Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller

This book is wildly successful as both a visual project and as a biography, touching on a number of controversial issues while leaving it up to the reader to decide what really happened. Continue reading

 
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In Situ

I’m not sure I’ve ever read a diary comic that more accurately reflected the experience of living life than this one. That’s both a pro and a con. Continue reading