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Explore the worlds of comics, graphic novels and manga through my blog, reviews & articles, creator profiles, books, exhibitions and things to do listings. As The Man At The Crossroads, I have been involved in comic publishing and promotion since 1981. Paul Gravett


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Top 20 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga: June 2017

Music and comics come together this month in two intriguing graphic novel debuts, Masters Of The Sun from Will.i.am of Black Eyed Peas, and Murder Ballads (above) involving Dan Auerbach from The Black Keys. More...

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Top 20 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
June 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: April 15, 2017


Top 35 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
May 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: March 11, 2017


Top 17 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
April 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: February 4, 2017


Top 21 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
March 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: January 8, 2017


Top 16 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
February 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: December 4, 2016


RANDOM ARTICLES

ComiXmas:
The Bigger Picture

Explore an exhibition of fantastic images from contemporary comics, manga and graphic novels. More...
Posted: December 6, 2009


Great British Comics Now:
Part 2

Explore today's homegrown, hand-crafted, human-scale, heartfelt comics 'Made in Britain'. More...
Posted: November 2, 2010


PG Tips No. 25:
Anticipated Graphic Novels Of 2009

A look ahead to some of the exciting, eagerly awaited graphic novels to be published in 2009. More...
Posted: January 18, 2009


Sonny Liew:
The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Liew's comics of recovery & discovery can connect us to pasts that may be forgotten or never remembered. More...
Posted: April 24, 2015


The Scottish Manga:
Festive Moods From EIBF 2008

Graphic novels and manga invade the 2008 Edinburgh International Book Festival. More...
Posted: August 18, 2008


WHERE'S PAUL?

NEW TO COMICS?

Comics Art:
The 21st Century Medium

Paul Gravett introduces previews from & reviews of his new book from Tate Publishing & Yale University Press. More...
Posted: November 4, 2013


1001 Comics:
You Must Read Before You Die

Paul Gravett explains the motivation behind his gigantic new 960-page guide to comics. More...
Posted: October 1, 2011


Graphic Novels:
An Introduction

What are graphic novels? The term has become distorted with prejudices and preconceptions. More...
Posted: June 6, 2009


Manga:
An Introduction

The flood of translated manga is only the tiniest toenail clipping of the big, scary Godzilla that is manga. More...
Posted: April 23, 2006


Great British Comics:
An Introduction

Contrary to some claims that British comics are dead, in fact they continue to this day and are thriving. More...
Posted: July 30, 2006


Best Crime Comics:
Every Shade Of Noir

Fasten your seat belt, you're in for a foot-to-the-floor ride through a compendium of the cream of crime comics. More...
Posted: August 24, 2008


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