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Circles Cycles Circuits

This is a fascinating, challenging book that demands a lot from its readers. Continue reading


The Nao of Brown

Dillon’s return to comics after several years doing storyboards for movies and TV marks the first long-form comic he’s ever written, and it’s clearly a labor of love. Continue reading


The Carter Family: Don’t Forget This Song

A graphic biography of the great musical family. Continue reading


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



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


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


Birdseye Bristoe

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


The Voyeurs

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