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Justin Kramon

Justin Kramon is the author of the novels FINNY (Random House, 2010) and THE PRESERVATIONIST (Pegasus, 2013). A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, he has published stories in Glimmer TrainStory QuarterlyBoulevardFenceTriQuarterlyAlaska Quarterly Review, and others. He has received honors from the Michener-Copernicus Society of America, BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES, the Hawthornden International Writers' Fellowship, and the Bogliasco Foundation.

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.

Ed Cress

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Ed Cress is a Long Island based Renaissance Nerd with a  a bachelors degree from SUNY Purchase in Drama studies. In addition to four and a half years studying the French language and a semester of studying the Italian language, he also extensively studied the performing arts. For the past five years Ed has been working as a theatre teacher, consultant and performer in various schools on Long Island and Brooklyn. Currently he is a major contributor, editor, podcast personality and blogger for www.ragnerdrok.com.

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Jeff Ayers

The words “Charles Burns” are synonymous with hard work and consistent quality in the comics industry. A product of the 1970s counterculture and budding punk rock scene, Burns famously toiled for RAW Magazine, Heavy Metal and other publications for years, and fittingly drew the album art for Iggy Pop’s Brick by Brick. Read More

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The long, strange trip that began in X'ED OUT and continued in THE HIVE reaches its mind-bending, heartbreaking end, but not before Doug is forced to deal with the lie he's been telling himself since the beginning. In this concluding volume, nightmarish dreams evolve into an even more dreadful reality....

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The long, strange trip that began in X'ED OUT and continued in THE HIVE reaches its mind-bending, heartbreaking end, but not before Doug is forced to deal with the lie he's been telling himself since the beginning. In this concluding volume, nightmarish dreams evolve into an even more dreadful reality....

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The long, strange trip that began in X'ED OUT and continued in THE HIVE reaches its mind-bending, heartbreaking end, but not before Doug is forced to deal with the lie he's been telling himself since the beginning. In this concluding volume, nightmarish dreams evolve into an even more dreadful reality....
by Charles Burns - Fiction, Graphic Novel
The long, strange trip that began in X'ED OUT and continued in THE HIVE reaches its mind-bending, heartbreaking end, but not before Doug is forced to deal with the lie he's been telling himself since the beginning. In this concluding volume, nightmarish dreams evolve into an even more dreadful reality....

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GNR Picks for Fall (GNR)

Vive la France!

When we think about France, the first thing that comes to mind --- maybe after berets and fries and the Eiffel Tower --- is really stunning literature. Let’s face it, the French have a certain je ne sais quoi that seems to have eluded the rest of us. Et voilà, in célébration of all things français, we’ve put together a bookshelf of some of our favorite French works. The top shelf is a culinary concoction, because no roundup would be complete without le food.

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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.