July 25, 2021 Manuele Fior's latest, Celestia, is set on a far-future Earth, wracked by climate change — but the terrors of flood and fire stay under the surface of his dreamy, hazy, philosophical story.
May 30, 2021 Wake, by Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martínez, blends passion and fact to set a new standard for illustrated history: Not just action scenes of daring, desperate women, but the struggle to make them known.
May 27, 2021 Miura was one of the most influential manga artists in the field; his signature series, Berserk, ran for over 30 years and melded sword fights, supernatural elements and knotty moral dilemmas.
May 2, 2021 Windsor-Smith is known for his work on Conan the Barbarian and lots of X-Men titles. Now, he's back with a passion project about a man subjected to ghastly secret government experiments.
Elegy for Mary Turner: An Illustrated Account of a Lynching, by Rachel Marie-Crane Williams
March 17, 2021 Using original illustrations, archival documents and handwritten text, Rachel Marie-Crane Williams memorializes one black woman, and 10 men, who were killed by white residents in Georgia in 1918.
Self-portrait of John Porcellino
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February 28, 2021 Cartoonist and zine-maker John Porcellino has been a hugely influential figure in the world of zine-making. As several of his classic books are reissued, we talk to him about his life and work
January 10, 2021 A new graphic novel adaptation of Nnedi Okorafor's story "After the Rain" sets straightforward art against scattered, skewed panels to produce a sense of primal struggle between order and chaos.
October 31, 2020 Writer Ram V takes on a classic music-biz myth in his new graphic novel: The devilish crossroads deal. But it's illustrator Anand RK's loose, jazzy, clever art that really makes this book sing.
October 15, 2020 Katie Skelly's uncanny new graphic novel retells the real-life story of sisters Christine and Léa Papin, who were working as maids when they brutally murdered their employers.
September 13, 2020 Sophie Yanow's new graphic novel chronicles her time studying abroad in Paris; it's not suspenseful or eventful, but Yanow's combination of perception and humility makes for an engaging read.
August 16, 2020 M.T. Anderson's new graphic novel — with gorgeous art by Jo Rioux — adapts the old legend of the drowned city of Ys, giving it better, fuller female characters and a timely environmental message.
July 15, 2020 Europe's favorite cartoon Gaul has bopped plenty of Romans, but he's never really hit big in America. A rebooted version of Asterix, with a new translation from the French, is aimed at changing that.
April 18, 2020 Bishakh Som's new comics collection is uncanny and hard to categorize — science-fictiony, mythic and humanistic, without making any particular assumptions about where humans as a species are going.
April 5, 2020 Nicholas Gurewitch scratched images into clay with a stylus for this tale of Death's visit to an analyst — who helps him come to terms with Death Jr.'s lack of interest in the family business.