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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 27 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga: February 2018

A Mexican photographer's biography, a lifelong lesbian love-story between two black women, a meditation on the role of art and the artist, and a suite of graphic impressions of jazz and its legends. Just some of the individualistic, involving comics on the menu for your perusal and pleasure this coming February. Explore and enjoy... More...

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Top 27 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
February 2018

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


Top 12 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
January 2018

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


Top 20 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
December 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: October 18, 2017


Best Comics of 2016: An International Perspective:
Year in Review

International Correspondents from Brazil, Denmark, Finland, New Zealand, Serbia & Singapore pick their favourites. More...
Posted: September 23, 2017


Top 26 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
November 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: September 15, 2017


RANDOM ARTICLES

Coco Wang:
Wild China

Explore the world of contemporary Chinese comics with writer/artist Coco Wang More...
Posted: March 2, 2008


Winsor McCay:
Going Insane Every Night

McCay's Dream Of The Rarebit Fiend was more the stuff of nightmares. More...
Posted: November 18, 2007


PG Tips - Best of 2013:
An International Perspective Part 2

More of the best comics from around our Comics Planet, from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, India & Sweden. More...
Posted: February 22, 2014


PG Previews:
April 2011

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: February 27, 2011


PG Tips Special:
The Graphic Novelist's Progress

To know where we are going to, we need to know where we've come from. More...
Posted: December 20, 2009


WHERE'S PAUL?

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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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