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What Makes A Good Comic Book Cover?

A detailed look at what makes a comic book cover great...and not so great.

PICTURES THAT TICK: SHORT NARRATIVE [BOOK ONE] by Dave McKean

  A woman I knew in college posted a photo of an interesting looking hardcover comic on Facebook. “I’m getting ...

Comics Recommendation Engine: HANNIBAL

As television’s golden age rolls on, it’s almost insane to pick out any single one of the hugely varied and ...

Read Harder Recommendations: Standalone Graphic Novels

The Panels 2015 Read Harder Challenge consists of 26 challenge categories spanning the breadth and depth of all things that ...

Read Harder Recommendations: Non-Traditional Art

The Panels 2015 Read Harder Challenge consists of 26 challenge categories spanning the breadth and depth of all things that ...

A Love Letter to CAGES by Dave McKean

My first encounter with Cages by Dave McKean was not coming upon it in a bookstore, or being recommended it ...

Neil Gaiman Returns to SANDMAN

A few weeks ago, Vertigo Comics announced six new series for publication this fall. Among them was the much-anticipated The ...

It’s Bookish Heavy Metal Time!

Like mixing chocolate and peanut butter together to produce a delicious new combination (seriously, someone should market it), mixing the ...