July 27, 2021 by Johanna
A review of Constitution Illustrated, a comic version of the US Constitution, with each page using a different popular comic character.
July 15, 2021 by Johanna
The Bug Club feels like a scrapbook by a fascinated fan with tons of bug facts and friendly cartoon images guaranteed to interest readers.
January 16, 2020 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
A new edition of John Stanley's Little Lulu comics presents a new opportunity for kids to meet one of comics' greatest kid characters...regardless of who the particular presentation might be targeted towards.
October 25, 2017 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Poppies of Iraq Writers: Brigitte Findakly and Lewis Trondheim Artist: Lewis Trondheim Drawn and Quarterly; $21.95 By virtue of the circumstances of her birth, Brigitte Findakly had quite an interesting and important story to tell. By virtue of her profession and that of her husband, she had the perfect way to tell it. The result […]
June 7, 2017 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
If Found Please Return to Elise Gravel Writer/artist: Elise Gravel Drawn & Quarterly; $17.95 Montreal artist and author Elise Gravel has created over 30 books, many of them focused on simply and charmingly drawn monsters and animals that all seem to emanate a cuddly charisma and all-around cuteness…no small feat considering that many of those […]
February 25, 2016 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Anna & Froga: Fore! Writer/artist: Anouk Ricard Drawn & Quarterly; $14.95 Let’s see, if we start with 2012’s Wanna Gumball?, this is the fourth collection of Anouk Ricard’s Anna & Froga comics that Drawn & Quarterly have published on their Enfant imprint, which makes the sub-title–”Fore!”–all the more appropriate. That title, and the cover illustration […]
December 30, 2014 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Pippi Won’t Grow Up Written by Astrid Lindgren Drawn by Ingrid Vang Nyman Translated by Tiina Nunnally Drawn & Quarterly, $14.95 Writer Astrid Lindgren’s Pippi Longstocking returns to comics in another new volume from publisher Draw & Quarterly, containing Tiina Nunnally’s translation of Lindgren and artist Ingrid Vang Nymann’s original 1950s comics starring the world’s […]
December 18, 2014 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Anna & Froga: Thrills, Spills, And Gooseberries By Anouk Ricard Drawn & Quarterly, $15 For the third consecutive year, Drawn & Quarterly presents a beautiful, hardcover collection of comics strips and stories by French animator Anouk Ricard, featuring her small group of colorful characters. These are, of course, the title characters Anna, a little girl […]
March 13, 2014 by Lori Henderson
Yokai are the traditional monsters of Japan. They are the things that go bump in the night; the footsteps you hear behind you even though no one is there, or the creaking around the house late at night. They can take on any shape, be it human or animal, and even inanimate objects can come […]
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