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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


Top 20 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga: November 2016

Here are my suggestions for your comics reading this coming November as the pre-Christmas release schedule reaches its climax. More...


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

François Boucq:
Twisted Tales

This French virtuoso brings to life Jodorowsky's Westerns, Charyn's mysteries & his own delirious fantasies. More...
Posted: September 5, 2016

Marcel Ruijters:
Hieronymus Bosch

In his graphic biography Ruijters takes great pleasure in debunking myths about Bosch. More...
Posted: August 27, 2016

Top 22 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
October 2016

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


Comica 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:
September 2015

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings.l More...
Posted: July 5, 2015

Angoulême 2009:
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



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

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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Comics Unmasked by Paul Gravett and John Harris Dunning from The British Library


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