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Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge, Leo Malet, Jacques Tardi, Translated by Kim Thompson, Fantagraphics I absolutely love the work of Jacques Tardi, from his hard-boiled crime tales (see here and here) to fantastical Jules Verne-esque yarns like...

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Reviews: If You Steal

December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

If You Steal, Jason, Fantagraphics Norwegian comicker Jason has carved an impressive reputation among lovers of Indy comics over recent years, and deservedly so, consistently offering up some truly wonderful comics with lovely, (deceptively simple)...

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Upcoming: Dinomania

October 13, 2015 | 3 Comments

Ulrich Merkl’s Dinomania – subtitled The Secret Origins of King Kong, and the Urge to Destroy New York – is one of the releases coming up from the fine folks at Fantagraphics this winter, and...

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Run Like Crazy Run Like Hell Hardcover, Jean-Patrick Manchette, Jacques Tardi, Fantagraphics Jean-Patrick Manchette was one of France’s powerhouse crime fiction writers of the 1970s and 80s, often hailed as one of the writers who...

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Cannon, Wally Wood Fantagraphics books This is a visually stunning book; mostly black and white, with only a few colour pages, this book presents the work Wood did in the 1970s contributing to the quarterly...

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Bumf Volume 1 : “I Buggered The Kaiser”, Joe Sacco, Jonathan Cape (UK), Fantagraphics (US) Joe Sacco is, quite rightly, lauded for his series of powerful works like Palestine and Safe Area Gorazde, not just...

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Review: Age Of License

November 19, 2014 | 1 Comments

An Age Of License By Lucy Knisley Fantagraphics “2011 was a year of travel! Through coincidence, work, and luck, I was offered opportunities to take trips. I took as many as possible. Recovering from heartbreak,...

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Extraordinary Adventures Of Adele Blanc-Sec Volume 1, Jacques Tardi, Fantagraphics French creator Jacques Tardi has to be one of the most respected writer-artists working in comics, European or world-wide, and he is also a huge...

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Fantagraphics have announced they are to publish the second graphic novel from Noah Van Sciver, with Saint Cole due to hit the presses in the spring of 2015. From the publisher’s description: “Saint Cole depicts...

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Lucy Knisley‘s work is fab, it really is. Whether it’s the online stuff (such as this honest and heartwarming  piece from last year), her brilliant 24-hour comic day comics, her webcomic Stop Paying Attention, or...

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