May 6, 2021 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Elizabeth Haidle's composite biography Before They Were Artists: Famous Illustrators As Kids tells the life stories of six preeminent artists, from Wanda Gág to Hayao Miyzaki.
July 30, 2018 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked The World Writer/artist: Pénélope Bagieu First Second; $24.99 Last year, Pénélope Bagieu released California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot Before The Mamas & The Papas, a comics biography of the young woman who would grow up to become the famed singer and entertainer. This year Bagieu follows it with not one, not […]
May 23, 2018 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
The Dangerous Journey Writer/artist: Tove Jansson Drawn and Quarterly; $16.95 The latest of Tove Jansson’s works to be republished in North America by Drawn and Quarterly is also the beloved artist’s last. Originally published in 1977, Jansson’s final picture book The Dangerous Journey is a particularly interesting last work, as it can now be read—whether […]
June 22, 2016 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Moominmamma’s Maid Writer/artist: Tove Jansson Drawn and Quarterly; $9.95 The late Finnish writer, artist, and cartoonist Tove Jansson’s Moomin characters have delighted readers of all ages in several very distinct corners of the globe for generations now. In our corner of the globe, Canadian publisher Drawn and Quarterly has been re-packaging and republishing Jansson’s comic […]
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