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July 28, 2014
The 2014 Eisner Awards were awarded on Friday night at San Diego Comic Con.  Below are the nominees in select categories, with the winners marked in bold. For all the nominees and winners, visit...
July 27, 2014
Well, friends, here we are at the last hurrah. As the convention comes to a close, we get ready to stash all our loot into the too-small bags we brought with us (why, oh why, do we always forget the...
July 25, 2014
The weekend is finally here, and with it come some of the most exciting events at this year's San Diego Comic Con. As we've mentioned in our last two Comic Con round-ups, conventions can be a...

Reviews

Inventive, chilling, and filled with wonder, Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book reaches new heights in this stunning adaptation. Artists Kevin Nowlan, P. Craig Russell, Tony Harris, Scott Hampton, Galen Showman, Jill Thompson, and Stephen B. Scott lend their own signature styles to create an imaginatively diverse and yet cohesive interpretation of Neil Gaiman's luminous novel.

Seconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley - Graphic Novel

The highly anticipated new standalone full-color graphic novel from Bryan Lee O’Malley, author and artist of the hugely bestselling SCOTT PILGRIM graphic novel series.

The Wrenchies by Farel Dalrymple - Graphic Novel

A door was opened from our world into a dark and profane realm...and earth's destiny was changed forever. In this demented future, whatever life remains on earth is oppressed by the evil shadowsmen. Only a gang of ruthless and powerful children called the Wrenchies can hope to stand against them. When Hollis is magically given access to the future world of the Wrenchies, he finally finds a place he belongs. But it is not an easy world to live in, and Hollis's quest is bigger than he ever dreamed of.

Hansel & Gretel Written by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Lorenzo Mattotti - Graphic Novel

Best-selling author Neil Gaiman and fine artist Lorenzo Mattotti join forces to create HANSEL & GRETEL, a stunning book that’s at once as familiar as a dream and as evocative as a nightmare. Mattotti’s sweeping ink illustrations capture the terror and longing found in the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale. Neil Gaiman crafts an original text filled with his signature wit and pathos that is sure to become a favorite of readers everywhere, young and old.

The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang - Graphic novel
The Green Turtle solves crimes and fIghts injustice just like other superheros. But this mysterious masked crusader is hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity... The Green Turtle was the first Asian-American superhero. The comic had a short run before lapsing into obscurity, but Gene Luen Yang has finally revived this character in THE SHADOW HERO, a new graphic novel that creates an origin story for the Green Turtle.

Journey through the woods in this sinister, compellingly spooky collection that features four brand-new stories and one phenomenally popular tale in print for the first time. These are fairy tales gone seriously wrong, where you can travel to “Our Neighbor’s House”—though coming back might be a problem. Or find yourself a young bride in a house that holds a terrible secret in “A Lady’s Hands Are Cold.”

Barbarian Lord by Matt Smith - Graphic Novel

"A sword untried is a sword untested," says one raven to another as they set out to witness the fate of the finest farm in Garmrland and its owner, Barbarian Lord. When he is cheated out of his lands and banished, Barbarian Lord begins a quest for allies and for justice, encountering monsters, ghouls, gods, and mediocre poets along the way.

Strange Fruit, Volume I is a collection of stories from African American history that exemplifies success in the face of great adversity. This unique graphic anthology offers historical and cultural commentary on nine uncelebrated heroes whose stories are not often found in history books.

A Hitch at the Fairmont written by Jim Averbeck, illustrated by Nick Bertozzi - Youth Mystery Fiction
After the mysterious death of his mother, eleven-year-old Jack Fair is whisked away to San Francisco’s swanky Fairmont Hotel by his wicked Aunt Edith. There, he seems doomed to a life of fetching chocolates for his aunt and her pet chinchilla. Until one night, when Aunt Edith disappears, and the only clue is a ransom note written…in chocolate? Suddenly, Jack finds himself all alone on a quest to discover who kidnapped Aunt Edith and what happened to his mother. Alone, that is, until he meets an unlikely accomplice—Alfred Hitchcock himself! The two embark on a madcap journey full of hidden doorways, secret societies, cryptic clues, sinister villains, and cinematic flair.
Line of Fire: Diary of an Unknown Soldier Written by Barroux , translated by Sarah Ardizzone - Graphic Novel

One winter morning, Barroux was walking down a street in Paris when he made an extraordinary find: the real diary of a soldier in World War I. Barroux rescued the diary from the trash and illustrated the soldier's words. In this striking black and white graphic novel adaptation of a 100-year-old diary, the events of the first two months of World War I are given fresh meaning and relevance to modern audiences.

Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. Rosie's friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different. Rose's mom and dad won't stop fighting, and when Rose and Windy seek a distraction from the drama, they find themselves with a whole new set of problems. 

THE ACCURSED sees a reintroduction of the dark elf villain Malekith while focusing on the idea that Thor must work together with representations from the various Nine Realms.

After the cliffhanger ending of THE GOD BUTCHER, GODBOMB opens with a quick one-off that shifts the focus over to Gorr and his origins. 

The Dumbest Idea Ever! by Jimmy Gownley - Tween, Teen, Children's, Memoir

Jimmy Gownley's returns with a graphic novel memoir about the "dumb" idea that changed his life forever! What if the dumbest idea ever turned your life upside down?