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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: November 2017

Each month brings another smörgåsbord of sequential art, their creators all hoping to find an appreciative audience and build their reputations. My considered gleanings for November have turned up trumps with some first-rate works worthy of your attention. More...

RECENT ARTICLES

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


Orijit Sen:
His River of Stories

His plea for environmental sanity is recognised as India’s first non-fiction graphic novel. More...
Posted: August 16, 2017


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


RANDOM ARTICLES

PG Tips No. 19:
For Adults Only

In a PG Tips special, Paul reviews X-rated comics suitable for adults only. More...
Posted: June 29, 2008


PG Tips No. 21:
Paul Gravett's Recommended Reading

Reviewing Twelve Hour Shift, Rumble Strip, Skim, With The Light, That Salty Air, Britten & Brülightly, The Trial. More...
Posted: July 27, 2008


Make Mine Manhwa!:
Exporting Korean Comics

Can manhwa compete in an English-language market dominated by Japanese manga? More...
Posted: September 27, 2009


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


39th Angoulême International Comics Festival:
A Short Report

The French festival provides a four-day tour de force at the cutting edge of comics. More...
Posted: March 4, 2012


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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