October 17, 2008 Ghosts adopt a boy after his parents are murdered. The Graveyard Book may have a macabre premise, but Gaiman's quaint and lovable spooks make this gentle story anything but grave.
October 1, 2008 In this horror story, the terror is real. After 9/11: America's War on Terror (2001 - ) uses the tools of visual storytelling to unravel the tangled tale of U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan.
September 5, 2008 Bottomless Belly Button, Dash Shaw's portrait of good people with a desperate, bourgeois dignity, is a welcome break from the comic genre's usual angst-ridden post-modernity.
August 13, 2008 The latest volume in a spellbinding series of lush, graphic short-story collections melds diverse influences into modern fairy tales of vision and wonder.
July 28, 2008 In its knowing play of dark words and raw images, Rob Vollman and Pablo Callejo's earthy graphic novel tells a tale worth hearing –- and seeing.
July 11, 2008 The gritty, essential cartoons that Bill Mauldin published during World War II are the real thing and then some. Laurel Maury reviews a new collection of the Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist's work.