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Good Books to Order for May 2016

The latest Diamond Previews catalog lists a lot of books worth checking out. Here are a few of them. You can order them now through your local comic shop for delivery in May or later. (The ones with April dates are relists of books that have already been published, so they’re available earlier.) Beasts of Burden: What the Cat Dragged InDark Horse, $3.50, MAR16 0030, May 4A new story written by Evan Dorkin and painted by Jill Thompson about cats […]

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Best Graphic Novels of 2013

Here’s what I thought were the best graphic novels of 2013, in order, based on what affected, entertained, and enlightened me. For more information on any of the following titles, the links take you to my reviews. (Yes, I’m a month late — but I’d rather post after the year is done than two months early and risk leaving out good books that happened to be published in November or December.) RelishFood carries memory, and in this memoir, Lucy Knisley […]

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Reel Culture, The End, Scandalous!: Three More List Books

I enjoyed How to Fight, Lie, and Cry Your Way to Popularity (And a Prom Date) from Zest Books, so I sampled three more of their list books. Reel Culture: 50 Classic Movies You Should Know About (So You Can Impress Your Friends) by Mimi O’Connor Preview pages The films covered in this volume are classics selected based on a general idea of cultural awareness — which movies you should know to recognize references and quotes and significant points of […]

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The Elwell Enigma

The Elwell Enigma, Rick Geary’s Kickstarted graphic novel, is exactly what I expected, fitting in nicely with his previous murder stories. The differences are minimal, although noticeable if you’re looking for them: This book is slimmer, 48 pages instead of 80 or so. It’s a self-covered hardcover, without a dust jacket. The paper stock is thinner, although nice and white. When examined very closely, the lettering is a little bit fuzzy. (I only noticed because I was reading the book […]

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