WELCOMEExplore 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
Here are my suggestions for your comics reading this coming November as the pre-Christmas release schedule reaches its climax. More...
RECENT ARTICLESTop 20 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: September 25, 2016
A Constant Light
A generational shift has come from the realisation that there are many alternative approaches to manga. More...
Posted: September 18, 2016
This French virtuoso brings to life Jodorowsky's Westerns, Charyn's mysteries & his own delirious fantasies. More...
Posted: September 5, 2016
In his graphic biography Ruijters takes great pleasure in debunking myths about Bosch. More...
Posted: August 27, 2016
Top 22 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, graphic novels & manga from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: August 19, 2016
RANDOM ARTICLESComica Festival 2012:
Putting Comics First!
Aline & Robert Crumb top the bill at this year's 9th & most ambitious London International Comics Festival yet. More...
Posted: October 28, 2012
Books To Read: Best Graphic Novels:
Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings.l More...
Posted: July 5, 2015
The International BD Festival
This modest city in southwest France is synonymous with comics, like Hay-on-Wye for books. More...
Posted: February 8, 2009
PG Tips No. 13:
Paul Gravett's Recommended Reading
Reviews of books by Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba, Terry Moore, Antony Mazzotta, Harvey Pekar and others. More...
Posted: August 26, 2007
How To Draw Manga
The dizzying variety of 'How To' manuals can make the choice overwhelming, and even discouraging. More...
Posted: July 22, 2007
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
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
What are graphic novels? The term has become distorted with prejudices and preconceptions. More...
Posted: June 6, 2009
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:
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