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Graphic Novels

Brace Yourself For 'Fight Club 2'

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.23.2014 | Books

Brace yourself. In under a year Fight Club 2 is slated to hit bookstore shelves around the country. On Tuesday, bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk...

The Walking Dead: An Emmy-worthy Drama

Darryl Woodard | Posted 04.29.2014 | TV
Darryl Woodard

Mad Men currently is a winner of 15 Emmy Awards, with three for writing. Breaking Bad is a winner of 10 Emmy Awards with six for acting. Both are praiseworthy, but The Walking Dead is equal parts high-caliber acting and high-caliber writing.

Max Brooks Goes To Hell In "Shadow Walk" Comic Book

Aaron Sagers | Posted 02.03.2014 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

"Shadow Walk" follows a team of soldiers, a priest and a scientist into a mysterious portal where the characters must confront their fears -- and establish whether they've stumbled onto a gateway to hell.

JFK and the Unspeakable as a 'Comic' Book -- A Good Thing?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 01.26.2014 | Books
Jerry Ashton

One man in particular feels that what has been missing to this point has been a rendering of a major book in graphic novel. That person is Seth Reuben Jacobson, co-author along with the illustrator, Oliver Hine.

It Wasn't Escapism. I Was Rescued.

Dean Trippe | Posted 01.25.2014 | Books
Dean Trippe

I was in the darkness. The story of Batman helped me realize I could wrap it around my arms like a security blanket. Or a cape. The yellow symbol on my chest was my light defended by a black creature more powerful than anything crime could throw at me.

Dan Clowes On The Importance Of Mistakes

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.17.2013 | Arts

There was a time when comic book pages were occupied by superheroes and masked avengers, but now many are filled by the trials and tribulations of mis...

How Comics Helped My Kid Love Reading

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.08.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Without graphic novels, I'm sure my son would still be reading, but I'm not sure he'd be enjoying the process quite as much.

Black, Female and Super Powered: An Interview With Grace Gipson on Black Comic Book Super Heroines

Yolo Akili | Posted 04.16.2013 | Black Voices
Yolo Akili

This difficulty to write white female superheroines has fallen down even more so on black female superheroines, who not only become victims to the white male sexist imagination, but, among other things, it's racist stereotypes.

Graphic Novelist Marjane Satrapi Will Debut Her Paintings in Paris This Month

ARTINFO | Posted 03.25.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Next week the acclaimed, Iranian-born graphic novelist Marjane Satrapi -- whose celebrated 2000 graphic novel "Persepolis" was turned into an Oscar-nominated feature film that she co-directed -- will show her paintings for the first time when 21 of them go on view in her solo exhibition at Paris's Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont.

The Walking Dead and Other Brainy (So to Speak) Graphic Novels I'm Gifting

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 02.03.2013 | Books
Nick Kolakowski

The following graphic novels all helped the medium gain that elusive respect, by offering narratives that qualify as fine literature, combined with artwork that's frame-worthy. And yes, some do feature superheroes in spandex.

An Interview With Comics Legend Walt Simonson and His Adaptation of Alien

Bryan Young | Posted 01.12.2013 | Books
Bryan Young

For its part, the illustrated story of Alien is unlike any movie adaptation I've read. It manages to capture the essence of the film, the pacing, the terror, and the lived in feel better than any film-to-comic I've ever encountered.

The Quirkiest Wedding Movie Yet?

The Huffington Post | Heather Robertson | Posted 11.09.2012 | Weddings

Lizzy Caplan and Alison Brie seem to be just as obsessed with weddings as we are. Both actresses are starring in their second wedding movies of 201...

Let’s Get Graphic: 6 Awesome Apps For Graphic Novels

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.29.2012 | Technology

Forget streaming and multi-touch. I say the iPad is best used to appreciate the scratches of a pen. Graphic novels, a sub-genre of comics with a more ...

This Halloween Season, Read Comics!

Dave Scheidt | Posted 10.17.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

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11 Must-Read Graphic Novels (PHOTOS)

www.thedailybeast.com | Posted 10.11.2012 | Teen

It’s already being hailed as a classic, and it was released only Tuesday. ...

New Batman Revealed

Bryan Young | Posted 12.08.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

Batman #13 propels Joker into the spotlight once again. And it's lethal, scary, and unsettling.

Classic Children's Book Turned Into Graphic Novel

Hope Larson | Posted 11.21.2012 | Books
Hope Larson

All that time living inside Ms. L'Engle's story has changed my work, and changed me, in ways I don't fully understand. My universe is bigger now, more layered, deeper-and yet, the far places are not so far away.

An Exclusive preview of Wonder Woman #0

Bryan Young | Posted 11.18.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

Wonder Woman #0 comes out tomorrow, but you can get a sneak peek of it now.

Alan Spencer's Bullet In The Face on IFC Is TV at Its Most Inventive

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Bullet In The Face stars Eddie Izzard and Eric Roberts as two hilariously vicious rival business owners/crime lords happy to annihilate anyone in their way. And who stands in their way? Everyone.

Interview With Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, Author of Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb

Teddy Wayne | Posted 10.10.2012 | Books
Teddy Wayne

In his debut book Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb, author and illustrator Jonathan Fetter-Vorm tackles the immense history of the Manhattan Project, the top-secret government effort to build an atomic bomb.

PHOTOS: 'The Art Of War' Graphic Novel

Kelly Roman | Posted 10.10.2012 | Books
Kelly Roman

By 2007, I had spent a year writing full time for the first time in my life, struggling to identify the best approach to adapting Sun Tzu's The Art of War into a graphic novel.

Somehow I Survived San Diego Comic Con

Dave Scheidt | Posted 09.23.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Somehow I survived the madness that was San Diego Comic Con 2012. While the focus on comics has indeed diminished, this year us comic guys weren't going out without a fight.

Did You Know These Films Were Graphic Novels First?

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.20.2012 | Home

Graphic novels are an interesting medium -- wedged between a standard novel and a comic book, they don’t quite fit in either category, but meld the ...

I Read a Comic About Cat Poop and Laughed

Rachael Berkey | Posted 09.17.2012 | Books
Rachael Berkey

Gene Ambaum collaborates with writer Sophie Goldstein on two family-friendly, pet-friendly graphic books about messy pets. And yes, the book is about exactly what you think it's about: cat poop.

Headed To San Diego Comic Con This Week? Here's Something You Can't Miss

Dave Scheidt | Posted 09.09.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

San Diego Comic Con starts this week. It's a show that started way back in 1970 and throughout the years rose in popularity.