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“Comics are for kids.”
Craig Thompson’s BLANKETS is an autobiographical "illustrated novel" (as noted on the cover) that recounts events mostly from Thompson's late adolescence, wherein he questions the deep-seeded fait
I remember going into my local comic shop when I first started collecting comics circa 1994. I was mesmerized by the sheer vastness of comics there were, and had no real idea what direction my collecting would take me.
Acclaimed cartoonist and graphic novelist Alison Bechdel was named a fellow by the MacArthur Foundation on Tuesday --- the only graphic novelist of the 21 fellows selected in the 2014 class.
Our friends over at Top Shelf Comix are hosting a massive online sale this week featuring some of their classic titles. For the next two weeks — through Friday, September 26th — Top Shelf is bringing back their $3 sale.
Autism at Face Value, a York, PA-based organization promoting autism awareness, works heroically to advocate for inclusion and acceptance for those on the spectrum --- and, sometimes, superheroically. Face Value Comics, a new series published by the advocacy group, written by Dave Kot and illustrated by Sky Owens, features what the organization believes to be the first autistic superhero.
In a feature story published in today's The New York Times Arts section, Robert Ito profiles The New Yorker art editor Françoise Mouly's Toon Graphics, a new imprint of Mouly's independent publishing house, Raw Junior.
Graphic novels are getting another dose of political greatness in the form of John Lewis’s MARCH: Book 2, scheduled for release in early 2015. For those not up to speed on their politics or history, Lewis is the last surviving member of the “Big Six” leaders of the American Civil Rights Movement --- the most famous, of course, being Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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 the SDCC website's Eisner Awards page. Best Short Story