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Review: Guy Delisle – Shenzhen: A Travelogue from China (2003)

3/5 If there is one thing that changed for China over the past few decades, then it is their immense and rapid urbanisation. There are whole cities with millions if not tens of millions of people that many Westerners have … Continue reading

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Review: Guy Delisle – Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea (2004)

I’ve read this graphic novel many times. It’s quite short – you can read the whole thing in three hours – and it is such a tragicomic travel story that it never fails to entertain me.  Guy Delisle, a Canadian … Continue reading

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Review: Maus (1991) by Art Spiegelman

It is not easy to pin down Art Spiegelman’s Maus (1980-91) in a neat category. It is a comic book or graphic novel, but it is also nonfiction – and can be categorised as biography or memoir too. What it … Continue reading

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Review: The World of Edena (1983), by Moebius

The World of Edena (Le Monde d’Edena) is one of French artist Jean “Moebius” Giraud’s most essential works. Along with The Incal and Arzach and the Blueberry comic series, the Edena Cycle and all its supplementary material that Moebius created … Continue reading

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Review: Before the Incal, by Jodorowsky & Janjetov

8.5/10 Before the Incal (1988-’95) is a prequel to Jodorowsky & Moebius’s famous and stunning graphic novel The Incal, and as always the case with prequels, they are made with the expectation that you already know what happened in the … Continue reading

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Review: Bone, by Jeff Smith

The Complete Cartoon Epic in One Volume Guys, I don’t know much about comics and graphic novels. But I bought this Complete Edition on a whim, good value for money, and it is a 1300+ page brick of a book … Continue reading

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