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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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Mangasia Exhibition: Video Tour (1 of 6)

To whet your appetite to see MANGASIA: WONDERLANDS OF ASIAN COMICS, watch the first of six short videos I've made on YouTube. More...

RECENT ARTICLES

Steve Ditko: Ditko Unleashed:
A Major Retrospective Exhibition

The first major retrospective of the co-creator of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. More...
Posted: July 7, 2018


Top 25 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
September 2018

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: July 6, 2018


Top 21 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
August 2018

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: June 1, 2018


Chris Reynolds Interview:
Mysterious Stories about Times and Places

Unique auteur Chris Reynolds is overdue for (re-)discovery with The New World. More...
Posted: May 9, 2018


Best Comics of 2017: An International Perspective Part 2:
Year in Review

By Correspondents from Denmark, Finland, Flanders, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain & The Netherlands. More...
Posted: May 6, 2018


RANDOM ARTICLES

Escape Magazine:
The Great Escape Twenty Years On

Paul Gravett re-assesses the legacy of Escape, the 1980s comics anthology magazine. More...
Posted: May 7, 2006


Books To Read: Best Graphic Novels:
October 2014

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: July 29, 2014


British Comics:
New Brits On The Block - Part 2

Six recent Brit books prove that the UK still has a vibrant comics scene. More...
Posted: April 2, 2006


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


Howard Hardiman:
The Lengths

The Lengths takes us inside the hearts, minds & bodies of the world’s oldest profession. More...
Posted: November 25, 2013


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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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