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Treasury of Mini Comics Volume 1

Michael Dowers has taken it upon himself to capture and archive some of these rarities for posterity, before they are forever lost to the ravages of time. Continue reading

 
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The Original Daredevil Archives

Dark Horse continues its wonderfully-produced reprint series here, a series that is intermittently replete with historical significance for the field, innovative art for the time, and perfectly dreadful hackery in plot and artistic execution. Continue reading

 
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The Great War: July 1, 1916

Sacco’s evenly weighted lines almost have the feel of a medieval etching or a topographical map. And these marks form a landscape that extends both through time and space, which is quite a feat. Continue reading

 
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The Strange World of Your Dreams

The actual sensation of reading the book —frequently boring with sudden bursts of more interesting material — actually resembles the sensation of dreaming itself. Continue reading

 
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Rage of Poseidon

To be curious about human life, but to abjure human actors: Nilsen revisits this technique in his latest book, Rage of Poseidon. Continue reading

 
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The Fifth Beatle

A far from exhaustive look at the under-reported professional life of Beatles manager Brian Epstein.
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Look Straight Ahead

Psychedelic abstractions are as commonplace as straight, stylish storytelling in the debut graphic novel from Canadian comics creator Elaine M. Will. Continue reading

 
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Sammy The Mouse, Book 2

Zak Sally’s personal, visceral, and bleakly hilarious Sammy the Mouse Book 2 sees its assortment of sad sacks and lunatics pulled along in what’s beginning to resemble a plot. Continue reading