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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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Hostage by Guy Delisle

Hostage was fifteen years in the making, while Delisle struggled to find the right tone and focus to chronicle the endurance of a kidnap victim in solitary confinement. More...

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Hostage:
How Do You Survive When All Hope Is Lost?

Guy Delisle chronicles the endurance of a kidnap victim in solitary confinement. More...
Posted: August 12, 2017


Top 37 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
October 2017

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


Top 26 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
September 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: July 10, 2017


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


RANDOM ARTICLES

PG Previews:
September 2012

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: July 22, 2012


Neil Gaiman:
Stardust

Paul Gravett talks with Neil Gaiman at the first UK public preview of the movie adaptation of Stardust. More...
Posted: August 12, 2007


PG Previews:
July 2012

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: May 20, 2012


Books To Read: Best Graphic Novels:
PG Previews May 2014

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: March 2, 2014


Anne Opotowsky:
The Walled City Trilogy

The award-winning writer turns her fascination with the Walled City of Kowloon into a remarkable graphic novel trilogy. More...
Posted: June 15, 2014


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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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