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Bechdel looks at her mom, Abrams packages the Garbage Pail Kids, and Corman’s new graphic novel, Unterzakhn

For years, I faithfully followed Alison Bechdel's comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For , an ongoing lesbian soap opera with a huge cast of characters, all of them vivid and realized.
Serious funnies
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  March 30, 2012
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Review: Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos

The Fullmetal Alchemist series has expanded impressively, from the 2001 graphic novel, to the 2003 anime series and film to the 2009 reboot of the anime, and now Kazuya Murata's film, which picks up from the middle of the second anime reboot.
Animated alchemical battles
By MADDY MYERS  |  January 20, 2012
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In his new graphic novel, Craig Thompson wins an argument with God

This book is a gorgeous object; to make it, Thompson apparently covered himself in honey and rolled around in a thousand years of Arabic calligraphy and Islamic art, and the result is breathtaking — the amount of ink expended on one resplendent panel aft
Illuminated manuscript
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  September 02, 2011

From there to Hereville

Hereville , one of the most charming graphic novels published this year, began when alternative-comics artist Barry Deutsch wondered why traditional heroic fantasy stories never featured Jews.
Barry Deutsch's troll-fighting Orthodox Jewish heroine
By MICHAEL A. BURSTEIN  |  November 05, 2010

Review: AMC's The Walking Dead

There's quite a lot to like about The Walking Dead . That is, if you can make it past the opening sequence.
No guts, no glory
By RYAN STEWART  |  October 29, 2010

Interview: Daniel Clowes

"If you had told me then that there would be cute girls coming to comic conventions in 15 years, I would’ve told you you were out of your mind."
On going from Enid to Wilson
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 30, 2010

Baseball graphic novel makes exclusive debut on

Baseball graphic novel makes exclusive debut on

In our tribute to the Red Sox this season, we give you Brave Play, a fictional graphic novel set in 1948 about baseball. But this...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  April 02, 2010

This is a great idea!

The old one has vanished
By KARL STEVENS  |  March 12, 2010

Peanut butter on rice cakes

Hope my asshole boss is sick again
By KARL STEVENS  |  February 12, 2010

I Can't Win

C'mon, there was no passion anymore.
By KARL STEVENS  |  January 22, 2010

Who wants to be Tony Millionaire?

Tony Millionaire’s working habits are monastic.
Drunk on cheap beer and india ink, a Gloucester artist’s creatures are ready for their close-up
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 12, 2006