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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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Best Comics of 2016: An International Perspective

Once again, I've approached my international correspondents and connoisseurs to select their most favourite home-grown comics publications of last year and offer their considered opinions. More...

RECENT ARTICLES

Top 12 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
January 2018

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: November 8, 2017


Top 20 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
December 2017

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: October 18, 2017


Best Comics of 2016: An International Perspective:
Year in Review

International Correspondents from Brazil, Denmark, Finland, New Zealand, Serbia & Singapore pick their favourites. More...
Posted: September 23, 2017


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


RANDOM ARTICLES

Cult Fiction:
Intimate & Strange Situations

A cross-pollination has taken place between the worlds of comics and art over the years. More...
Posted: March 30, 2008


British Comics:
A Cultural History

British comics is a vast landscape which any single volume would struggle to map out fully. More...
Posted: February 5, 2012


Arvon Foundation:
Graphic Novel Courses

Katie Greene and Paula Knight reveal how attending these intensive courses has enriched their comics. More...
Posted: March 11, 2012


Masters Of American Comics:
Comic Art Comes In From The Cold

Is the art world's latest attempt to understand comics another fleeting flirtation? More...
Posted: August 27, 2006


PG Previews:
March 2011

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: January 16, 2011


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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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