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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 28 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga: August 2017

An especially rewarding range of titles debut this month including plenty of standouts. Among my PG Tips is Mercy On Me, in which Reinhart Kleist, German graphic biographer of Cash, Castro and others, turns his attention to the formative life stories of Nick Cave. More...

RECENT ARTICLES

Top 28 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
August 2017

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


Zao Dao:
China Rising

The prodigiously gifted Chinese artist & internet phenomenon is being discovered worldwide. More...
Posted: May 14, 2017


Top 18 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
July 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: May 5, 2017


Top 21 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


RANDOM ARTICLES

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


PG Tips No. 11:
A Brit Comics Special

Reviews of comics by UK creators including Dave Gibbons, Eddie Campbell, Ian Edginton and Andrzej Klimowski. More...
Posted: May 27, 2007


From Wonderland With Love:
Danish Comics In The Third Millennium

There is no doubt that this anthology proves the tremendous energy and diversity of Danish cartoonists. More...
Posted: December 27, 2009


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


Trade Paperbacks:
TPB Or Not TPB? That Is The Question!

What is the future of the standard American comic book? Does the stapled pamphlet even have a future? More...
Posted: September 25, 2005


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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