Book Bag: Grown-Up Graphic Novels

Writer Charles Solomon offers his thoughts about graphic novels and collections of comics that deserve more reader attention — including new collections from Love and Rockets creators Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, a narrative of growing up in a Christian fundamentalist household and a compilation of the popular For Better or For Worse syndicated comic strip.

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Blankets
Blankets

An Illustrated Novel

by Craig Thompson

Paperback, 582 pages | purchase

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Suddenly Silver
Suddenly Silver

Celebrating 25 Years of for Better or for Worse

by Lynn Johnston

Paperback, 295 pages | purchase

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