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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 35 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga: May 2017

In all these monthly Previews I've compiled over the years, I honestly cannot recall one month offering so many varied and thrilling new comics, graphic novels and manga as this month, May 2017. More...

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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


Top 17 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
April 2017

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


Top 21 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
March 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: January 8, 2017


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


RANDOM ARTICLES

Dr. Chris Murray:
Comics Studies In The UK

From festivals to the first MLitt, Dundee is at the heart of the progress of comics within the UK educational field. More...
Posted: October 23, 2011


Discovering Manga:
PG Rated Manga

The official PG rated recommended manga reading list - all translated into English and available now. More...
Posted: October 26, 2008


A Graphic Cosmogony:
In The Beginning...

Two-dozen cartoonist-shamans devise their own creation myths to explain how we all got here. More...
Posted: November 21, 2010


Free Comic Book Day:
Every Day

Nearly all publishers offer unique free issues during Free Comic Book Day - all intended to hook more readers. More...
Posted: April 29, 2007


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


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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