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“A Wrinkle in Time” – The Graphic Novel

Interesting news – according to science-fiction and fantasy site Tor.com, a graphic novel adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle is going to be available soon. In fact, it’s slated for publication on October 2nd, just shy of three weeks from the writing of this post. How did I not hear of it […]

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Missing Ray Bradbury (August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012)

Ray Bradbury, the master storyteller and legend of American literature, has died at the age of 91. The LA Times carries an interesting obituary. I adore Fahrenheit 451 (even the graphic novel version), and recently read and loved The Martian Chronicles for the first time.  I was struck by the detailed thought Bradbury had obviously […]

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Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson was often a dynamic, intense, crazed caricature on paper, but there’s much more to the story – some of that is now told in graphic biography form.

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MetaMaus celebrates 25 years of Maus

MetaMaus by Art Spiegelman is published this week. It celebrates the 25th anniversary of his ground-breaking graphic novel, Maus, and tells the story of how the original book was put together (via Jacket Copy). If you don’t know Maus, it’s a comic book description of World War II in which the Jews are mice and […]

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Celluloid: Dave McKean’s erotic graphic novel

I’m seeing lots of buzz about Celluloid by Dave McKean. It’s an erotic graphic novel recommended by Neil Gaiman who knows McKean from their Sandman days. Drawn in McKean’s signature style, the novel tells of a bored housewife who finds a mysterious reel of film showing a couple on the job and her life is […]

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A Visit to the Bookshelf of One Avid Reader

Enjoy a video tour of the bookshelf of one of our staff.

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Video Review of Maus by Art Spiegelman

My colleague Lindsay is here to tell us about Maus by Art Spiegelman. This well known graphic novel addresses the horrors of the Holocaust in a unique way. I’ll let Lindsay explain.

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AbeBooks Review of Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

AbeBooks’ video review of Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

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Walking Dead Trailer

Robert Kirkman’s excellent zombie comic and graphic novel story is being released by AMC as a television series as well.

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Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight – the Graphic Novel

Volume one of a Twilight graphic novel is slated to be released by Yen Press on March 16th. It looks like Sailor Moon meets The Hills meets Interview with the Vampire.

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