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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 26 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga: September 2017

My goodness me - don't you think we live in astonishing times for this medium we all love? Look below and I think you'll find that we're blessed to be able to enjoy so many great works of graphic literature, old and new. More...

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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


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


RANDOM ARTICLES

Alan Moore:
Lost Girls

Alan Moore reveals the story behind his controversial new graphic novel, Lost Girls. More...
Posted: April 1, 2007


Kapow! 2012:
A Report

The key to Kapow!'s success is pulling in punters who may not be avid comic readers already. More...
Posted: June 17, 2012


In Search Of The Atom Style:
Part 2

There is no risk of the Atom Style going out of style as international artists continue to use its playfulness. More...
Posted: June 8, 2009


Gareth Brookes:
The Black Project

Dark, funny & sad, Brookes' debut anatomises a boy's secret crafting of artificial girlfriends from found objects. More...
Posted: August 11, 2013


Dupuy & Berberian:
A Double-Barrelled Partnership

The collaboration between Dupuy and Berberian has become a third person, with the sum greater than the parts. More...
Posted: April 16, 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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