The 101 Best Graphic Novels

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NBM, 2005 - Art - 60 pages
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An ultimate guide to the best of what's out there and available now. It includes introduction by Neil Gaiman, and is edited by Keith DeCandido. This concise guide to the best that's out there and available now is updated considerably with half of the listings all new and a significant representation of the best in manga.

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User Review  - Bodagirl - LibraryThing

Overall, a good intro to the genre, but it is more of a catalog than anything else. The short synopsis are nice, but just showing the covers of the works isn't enough to convey the aesthetics of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - stephmo - LibraryThing

While an excellent introduction into the world of graphic novels, it's really nothing more than a glorified list. I give it 4 stars for the diversity of the list and Weiner's own notations (he even ... Read full review

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Page xiv - The graphic novel, a literary comic book form with a beginning, middle, and end, was popularized by Will Eisner's 1978 book, A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories, four stories about the disenfranchised set in the Bronx during the Great Depression.

About the author (2005)

Steve Weiner was born in Wisconsin, studies writing at the University of California and went on to study film animation. His first novel was published in eight countries to wide acclaim and shortlisted for Canada's prestigious Giller Prize. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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