The Year's Best Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga
Byron Preiss, Howard Zimmerman
Macmillan, Dec 13, 2005 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 272 pages
Called "maybe the most interesting fiction in America today," by the New York Times, graphic novels, comics and manga have recently been soaring in popularity. The medium maintains one of the most diverse readerships and more significantly, graphic novels and manga have garnered critical acclaim from every major national publication for such works as Maus, Persepolis and Akira.
Now, for the first time ever,The Year's Best Comics and Manga will feature the best of this genre published between June, 2003-December, 2004. With selections and excerpts from leading works by commercial and independent publishers of graphic novels, comics and manga, The Year's Best Comics and Manga will provide insight and entertainment to the casual and passionate comics reader alike.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Bodagirl - LibraryThing
I like that the major entries have portions of the original comics, but I wish that there was a brief synopsis or blurb about the plot as well. Read full review
YEAR'S BEST GRAPHIC NOVELS, COMICS, AND MANGA: From Blankets to Demo To BlacksadUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
This grab-bag, scattershot selection might appeal to fans of contemporary comics but won't win converts or satisfy the curious.With all the attention graphic narratives have generated, an annual "best ... Read full review