I feel like over the last decade, the travel graphic novel has become crowded with pedestrian work. The form has taken on the role of rite of passage for young cartoonists who are interested in non-fiction work and decide to plan travels around a creative cartooning purpose. It’s not that I think they shouldn’t pursue […]
There’s a moment in Aminder Dhaliwal’s Woman World that encapsulate the tone and humour of her comics. Yumi, one of the survivors of this new world where men have gone extinct, is consulting the village’s newly arrived doctor. She receives a clear bill of health, but then makes a joke about how the doctor’s test doesn’t […]
A beautifully rendered vision of the Old West as seen through the singular vision of Lisa Hanawalt.
Often with panel schedules, too.
Why, yes, that _is_ a Jason Lutes panel.
The LA Times Book Prizes were presented over the weekend and the winner in the GN category was Leslie Stein’s Present, published by Drawn & Quarterly. It’s a lovely slice of life comic about Stein’s musings on Brooklyn, her mother and all those other beloved quotidian joys and annoyances. The comics were originally published on […]
Joe Ollmann’s The Abominable Mr. Seabrook is a riveting read. An incredibly compelling portrait of a man whose life is the very definition of “larger than life” turned into an engaging page turner under the expert hand of Joe Ollmann. I found it was difficult to put this book down once I started reading it. The […]
Summer is here, so they tell us, and soon you’ll be hitting the beach with a cute tankini, some suntan lotion and maybe a big graphic novel to dive into. Well Drawn & Quarterly just made that a lot easier with a 40% off online sale that runs until MOnday, May 29. (If you’re lucky […]
Drawn & Quarterly recently released Joe Ollmann’s latest graphic novel, The Abominable Mr. Seabrook. Joe Ollmann worked on this graphic for a period of five years, not simply to write and illustrate the book, but also to do extensive research on the life of the extremely colourful author William Seabrook. Not simply content with this […]
There are a lot of comic book movies coming out this year, but lest we forget, Wilson is one of them. Directed by Craig Johnson and starring Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, and Judy Greer, the film, as the new trailer tells is in a bold red card, is based on the graphic novel by […]