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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 16 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga - February 2017

My first Top PG Tip for February 2017 is the jubilant return of that baroquely decadent marvel Starstruck, in an expanded and expansive reworking from creators Elaine Lee and Michael Kaluta. It's wonderful to plunge into more pages of one of true zeniths of recent science-fiction comics. More...

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Top 16 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
February 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: December 4, 2016


Top 16 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
January 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: November 19, 2016


Top Ten Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
December 2016

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: October 30, 2016


Top 20 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:
November 2016

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: September 25, 2016


Gaijin Mangaka:
A Constant Light

A generational shift has come from the realisation that there are many alternative approaches to manga. More...
Posted: September 18, 2016


RANDOM ARTICLES

PG Tips No. 27:
The Best Of 2009: An International Perspective Part 1

Paul Gravett asks friends from around the world for their choices of the very best local comics of 2009. More...
Posted: January 10, 2010


Jerry Moriarty:
Memories Of A Father

He remembers his father by reflecting on the everyday incidents in his life. More...
Posted: November 29, 2009


From Wonderland With Love:
Danish Comics In The Third Millennium

There is no doubt that this anthology proves the tremendous energy and diversity of Danish cartoonists. More...
Posted: December 27, 2009


Books To Read: Best Graphic Novels:
PG Preview January 2014

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: November 11, 2013


Books To Read: Best Graphic Novels:
September 2014

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: June 30, 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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