Posts Tagged "Top Shelf"

04.Jan.2012 My Year in Graphic Novels: 2011

Much like last year, as opposed to a “Best of” list, I’ve compiled a list of what books I read in 2011. The books are listed chronologically based on when I finished them. Notable reads are marked in italics. The novels I read were work related, but otherwise, this doesn’t include stuff I read specifically […]

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28.Jul.2011 San Diego Comic-Con 2011: The Booty

I didn’t spend much money, but here’s my haul from this year’s Comic-Con International…

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07.Jun.2011 Forever as ewoks

The Troll King by Kolbeinn Karlsson is a remarkably bizarre comic. It’s mesmerizing, too. If you’re a fan of off-kilter… well, anything… you’ll love it! Plus, it has references to ewoks! Good stuff.

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20.Feb.2011 Kochalka!

I have an affinity for cartoonists who draw in a style so simplistic it, at first, appears you could draw equally well if you just put a smidgen of effort into it. Of course, when you actually put pen to paper, you begin to realize that drawing really “basic” cartoons is just as hard or […]

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11.Jan.2011 My Year in Graphic Novels

I envy the comics readers, critics and bloggers who confidently feel they have surveyed enough of the year’s comics work to make a list explaining which books were the best. I always feel like I’m playing catch up, reading comics from recent and long passed history more often than current and groundbreaking graphic novel work. […]