Category Archives: Drawn&Quarterly

FCBD 2016: Something A Little Different

There are so many different kinds of comics, something for every kind of fan.  We’ve all seen super-heroes, they are the external face of the industry.  When someone thinks of comics the first thing that jumps to mind are costumed … Continue reading

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Optic Nerve #13 (Drawn & Quarterly)

Rating: 5/5 – Tomine is a master at observing life and has crafted a unique comic I’ve been reading Optic Nerve for years and the main complaint I have is that Adrian Tomine does not put it out frequently enough.  … Continue reading

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A User’s Guide to Neglectful Parenting (Drawn & Quarterly)

Rating:  4/5 – A humorous look at the everyday interactions between parents and children. Guy Delisle is best known for travel graphic novels, his most recent work Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City recounted the year he spent there with … Continue reading

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FCBD 2013: 29 Kid-Friendly Comics (Part 2 of 3)

I’m continuing my quick look at all 29 of these kid-friendly books with books #11-20 in alphabetic order by title, giving a short “What’s Cool About It” that jumped out at me for each one. I’m not going to give … Continue reading

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FCBD 2013: 29 Kid-Friendly Comics (Part 1 of 3)

Of the 52 comics offered up in this year’s Free Comic Book Day on May 4th there were 29 that were kid friendly.  Some were targeted squarely at kids, like Sesame Street/Strawberry Shortcake (Ape) & the Smurfs (Papercutz).   Some were … Continue reading

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