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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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Chris Reynolds Interview: Mysterious Stories about Times and Places

Born in Wales in 1960, unique auteur Chris Reynolds is long overdue for (re-) discovery and wider acclaim More...

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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

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


Top 22 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
July 2018

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: April 29, 2018


Best Comics of 2017: An International Perspective Part 1:
Year in Review

Chosen by Correspondents from Argentina, Germany, Indonesia, New Zealand, Serbia, Singapore & South Korea. More...
Posted: April 14, 2018


Top 26 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga:
June 2018

Paul Gravett selects the most interesting comics, manga and graphic novels from the publisher advance listings. More...
Posted: March 29, 2018


RANDOM ARTICLES

Glyn Dillon:
The Nao of Brown

First review, interview & exclusive extra strip about this remarkable debut graphic novel. More...
Posted: August 30, 2012


Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy In The UK:
A Co-Curator's Top Ten Best In Show

Ten outstanding items on display at the British Library's biggest ever exhibition of UK comics in this country. More...
Posted: July 13, 2014


PG Tips No. 18:
The Doug Wright Awards 2007

A look at the winners of the 2007 Doug Wright Awards and other books by Canadian comic creators. More...
Posted: April 27, 2008


On Eagle’s Wings:
The British Comics Boom 1950-1969

When Britain was a world powerhouse of comics publishing, commissioning national & international illustrators. More...
Posted: July 16, 2012


VV Brown & David Allain:
The City Of Abacus

Comics meet music in a dark, futuristic tale of corruption and rebellion in the city of Abacus. More...
Posted: May 16, 2010


WHERE'S PAUL?

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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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