Category Archives: Graphic Novels

But wait, there’s more! Author contributor book pictorial.

Thank you to all the contributors for this inaugural Advent Book Blog project. What a tremendous and pleasant surprise this has turned out to be. We hope you’ve enjoyed sharing your favourite reads from the past year, and that you’ve … Continue reading

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Stripmalling by Jon Paul Fiorentino w/ Evan Munday on the pencils. Recommended by Elizabeth Bachinsky.

Stripmalling by Jon Paul Fiorentino w/ Evan Munday on the pencils Published April Fool’s Day 2009 by ECW Press ISBN: 978-1550228595 The Recommend: The best little genre-busting kinda graphic novel of 2009. This book, set in the heart of Canada, … Continue reading

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Bone #9: Crown of Horns by Jeff Smith. Recommended by John Maxwell

Bone #9: Crown of Horns by Jeff Smith Published January 2009 by Scholastic ISBN: 978-0439706322 The Recommend: This is the 9th and final installment of the Bone graphic novels (not counting the ‘prequel,’ Rose, which also appeared this year but … Continue reading

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The Hunter, The First Parker Novel, Written by Donald Westlake as Richard Stark. Recommended by Mark Bertils

The Hunter, The First Parker Novel, Written by Donald Westlake as Richard Stark Published: August 2009 by IDW ISBN: 9781600104930 Download the first chapter of The Hunter graphic novel. The Recommend: Adapted before as Point Blank with Lee Marvin and … Continue reading

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Wet Moon 5: Where All Stars Fail To Burn by Ross Campbell. Recommended by Mariko Tamaki.

Wet Moon 5: Where All Stars Fail To Burn by Ross Campbell Published: June 2009, Oni Press (@OniPress) ISBN: 978-1-934964-25-5 The Recommend: I know a lot of lesbians were super upset when The L Word finally caved in on itself … Continue reading

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George Sprott by Seth. Recommended by Hal Wake.

George Sprott by Seth. Published May 2009 by Drawn and Quarterly ISBN: 978-1897299517 The Recommend: The cartoonist/book designer/writer/genius Seth, calls his book George Sprott a “picture novella”. Whatever it should be called, it is a slightly mysterious and moving story, … Continue reading

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Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli. Recommended by Dan Wagstaff.

Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli Published: Pantheon Books, July 2009 ISBN: 9780307377326 The Recommend: The Austerish graphic novel Asterios Polyp is my book of the year. Back in my bookselling days, I’d have hand-sold the shit out of it. * … Continue reading

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