All posts tagged “Graphic Novels

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Sunday Comics

Pages from David Mazzuchelli’s novel Asterios Polyp (Pantheon, 2009). I reviewed the novel in October of 2009. Here is that review in full: Let’s get a few things straight from the get-go: David Mazzuchelli’s graphic novel Asterios Polyp is a masterpiece, an unequivocal advancement of its… Read More

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Two graphic novels about Paris reviewed: 750 Years in Paris and The Spectators

Two new(ish) graphic novels from Nobrow, Vincent Mahé’s 750 Years in Paris and Victor Hussenot’s The Spectators, showcase Paris as an enduring site of progression, turbulence, and renewal, both in culture and consciousness. Mahé’s 750 Years in Paris is a time-machine, putting its viewer in a stationary position to observe the dramatic changes in one building—and French… Read More