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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 18 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga: March 2019

What's coming out in March? Torn from today's headlines, documentary-style comics like Guantánamo Kid and A Fire Story can get us closer to the individuals affected by the turbulent present More...

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Top 18 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
March 2019

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: January 6, 2019


Top 22 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
February 2019

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: December 3, 2018


Top 18 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
January 2019

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: November 11, 2018


Top 18 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
December 2018

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: September 28, 2018


Top 32 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
November 2018

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: September 1, 2018


RANDOM ARTICLES

Max:
Comics Art in Spain

Vapor, his latest graphic novel, purifies and condenses his cartooning and thinking still further. More...
Posted: November 14, 2014


Osamu Tezuka:
The God Of Manga

Would Japan's mammoth manga and anime industries exist today without the innovations of Osamu Tezuka? More...
Posted: October 30, 2005


Comics and the Critics:
A Freakish Kind of Writing

Comics have always had their critics but what lies behind their peculiar resistance to the blending of prose & pictures? More...
Posted: May 18, 2014


Robert Crumb:
Interview

On the eve of his first major museum retrospective in Paris, Crumb looks back and looks ahead. More...
Posted: April 8, 2012


Top 22 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
February 2019

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: December 3, 2018


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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