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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 16 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga - February 2017

My first Top PG Tip for February 2017 is the jubilant return of that baroquely decadent marvel Starstruck, in an expanded and expansive reworking from creators Elaine Lee and Michael Kaluta. It's wonderful to plunge into more pages of one of true zeniths of recent science-fiction comics. More...

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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


Top 16 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
January 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: November 19, 2016


Top Ten Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
December 2016

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: October 30, 2016


Top 20 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
November 2016

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: September 25, 2016


Gaijin Mangaka:
A Constant Light

A generational shift has come from the realisation that there are many alternative approaches to manga. More...
Posted: September 18, 2016


RANDOM ARTICLES

The Secret History of Wonder Woman:
An Interview With Jill Lepore

The Harvard historian digs deep into the story behind our favourite Amazon’s unconventional creator. More...
Posted: January 10, 2016


Art Out Of Time:
Unknown Comics Visionaries

Dan Nadel is convinced that the comics work of 29 lesser-known, unsung, creators deserve reappraisal. More...
Posted: September 3, 2006


Kapow! Comic Con:
Multi-Media Crossover Appeal

This new London convention drew over 5,100 visitors with a canny mix of TV, film and games related celebrities. More...
Posted: June 5, 2011


Napoli Comicon:
Diabolik, Moebius, Moore & More

The 14th Comicon in Naples made some bold changes which heralded significant growth for the years ahead. More...
Posted: May 6, 2012


PG Previews:
July 2011

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: May 29, 2011


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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