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Susceptible

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Susceptible‘s black and white illustrations, expressive use of shading, tiny cursive written speech bubbles, and the variety of the size and shapes of its panels all add up to a pensive expedition for the reader as they follow this young…

Andre the Giant

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I first encountered Box Brown long ago and far away in an era when he drew a semi-autobiographical, totally romantic webcomic called Bellen, which chronicled the relationship of nerdy little Ben and Ellen with all their foibles and joys. Since…

The Big Feminist But

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Funded by a Kickstarter campaign and spearheaded by editors, Shannon O’Leary and Joan Reilly, The Big Feminist But has long been anticipated by both feminists and fans of indie comics. Featuring a variety of male and female voices, Big Feminist…

Tintin: The Art of Hergé

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Abrams has a long history as one of the best art book publishers in the country. Their ComicArts endeavor continues the tradition of excellence with many stunning reprints of obscure collections (the Horror! the Horror!) as well as original graphic…

Transposes

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In Transposes, Dylan Edwards presents six short pieces based on the real lives of six transgender men. In some cases, Edwards presents a short vignette from the man’s life. In others, he delivers a more comprehensive life story. Some pieces…

Fables Encyclopedia

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This book is an absolute must for fans of Bill Willingham’s comic book series Fables. The attractive package has no introductory material; it steps right into alphabetical entries on the major and minor characters in the Fables universe from individual…

A Matter of Life

A Matter of Life

I really love Jeffrey Brown’s works. From Darth Vader & Son to Clumsy to Funny Misshapen Body, his work is always wonderfully told and illustrated. Consistently heartwarming with moments of melancholy as well as laughter, Brown’s newest autobiographical book, A…