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As The Man At The Crossroads, I have been involved in comic publishing and promotion since 1981. I hope you will join me and enjoy exploring the worlds of comics, graphic novels and manga through my blog, web-articles, creator profiles, books, exhibitions and things to do listings. Paul Gravett

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Article: Oscar Zarate - A Lifelong Passion
Article: PG Previews June 2014
Bryan Talbot Documentary Premieres at British Library!
Marek Eben’s 25-minute Interview on Czech TV!
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RECENT ARTICLES

Oscar Zarate:
A Lifelong Passion

Comics have shaped his life & fuelled collaborations with Alan Moore & Alexei Sayle and now his first solo graphic novel. More...
Posted: April 8, 2014

PG Previews:
June 2014

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: April 1, 2014

Knut Larsson:
Mysteries of Life

The Swedish artist's speechless, soundless 'crocotopia' brims over with eerie elegance and eloquence. More...
Posted: March 23, 2014

Comics Unmasked:
Art and Anarchy in the UK

The British Library hosts the UK's biggest comics exhibition to date on class, sexuality, violence, politics, heroes & drugs. More...
Posted: March 14, 2014

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

RANDOM ARTICLES

Art Spiegelman:
MetaMaus

A guided tour through the layers of thinking, practice, references and emotions behind his enigmatic mask. More...
Posted: November 27, 2011

Alice:
Loves Little Lesions

Disturbing evocations of disturbed childhoods overrun Simon Henwood's experimental 1990's UK anthology. More...
Posted: August 5, 2012

PG Tips No. 28:
The Best Of 2009: An International Perspective Part 2

More friends from around the world select their choices of the very best local comics of 2009. More...
Posted: January 17, 2010

PG Tips No. 25:
Anticipated Graphic Novels Of 2009

A look ahead to some of the exciting, eagerly awaited graphic novels to be published in 2009. More...
Posted: January 18, 2009

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

WHERE'S PAUL?

Comics Unmasked: Art & Anarchy in the UK
Exhibition on the medium's full potential, creative process & issues of gender, violence, sex, class, drugs & politics. More...
Where: PACCAR Gallery, British Library, 96 Euston Rd, NW1 2DB
When: May 2 to August 19, 2014


European Literature Night - The Graphic Novelists
Line Hoven, Lucie Lomova, Max & Judith Vanistendael talk with Paul Gravett, plus reception & free entry to exhibition. More...
Where: British Library, 96 Euston Rd, NW1 2DB
When: May 14, 2014 6.30-8.30pm


Comics Unmasked: Myriad First Graphic Novel Award
Judges Meg Rosoff & Woodrow Phoenix announce the winner of this competition for unpublished cartoonists. More...
Where: Conference Centre, British Library, 96 Euston Rd, NW1
When: May 23, 2014 6.30-8pm


Tank Girl & the Aftermath: Jamie Hewlett & Alan Martin
Tank Girl's creators Hewlett, artist & co-founder of virtual band Gorillaz, & writer Alan Martin talk with Paul Gravett. More...
Where: Conference Centre, British Library, 96 Euston Rd, NW1
When: June 27, 2014 6.30-8.30pm


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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