The always impeccable Michael Cavna has announced his Best Graphic Novels of 2016. It’s a solid list; we’ll be seeing every one of these titles on a LOT of lists. Check out the link for erudite commentary.
The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye
By Sonny Liew (Pantheon)
By Jules Feiffer (Liveright)
By Raina Telgemeier (Graphix)
Hot Dog Taste Test
By Lisa Hanawalt (Drawn and Quarterly)
By Charles Burns (Pantheon)
March: Book Three
By John Lewis and Andrew Aydin; illustrated by Nate Powell (Top Shelf)
By Tom Gauld (Drawn and Quarterly)
By Daniel Clowes (Fantagraphics)
By Tom Hart (St. Martin’s)
Sheriff of Babylon (Vol. 2): Pow. Pow. Pow
By Tom King and artist Mitch Gerads (Vertigo)
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