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Horror in a Broken Circle

Junji Ito's manga series "Uzumaki" is a bizarre take on terror.

The Weird, Wonderful World of Manga (part 2)

Katsuhiro Otomo's comics masterpiece, Akira, serves up not just one apocalypse, but two.

The Weird, Wonderful World of Manga

Manga is to comics as Red Bull is to Diet Coke.

The Dystopia I Think Is Better Than “1984”

"V for Vendetta" has become scarily relevant to our times.

The Problem of Brau 1589: Urasawa’s “Pluto”

Nothing comes from hatred, but hatred makes us human.

Neil Gaiman’s “Sandman”: What Dreams Are Made Of

Groundbreaking series, now a classic, represents a turning point in the evolution of comics.

Entertation Index May 6-17: Taylor Swift Gaining Power

Teen mom takes alternate route to fame, Katy Perry is of the Devil!, and more!

A Secret Identity Is the Last Thing You Need

Thanks, comics, for creating generations of people with a tendency toward multiple identity disorder.

“It’s All About Visual Culture,” Says Columbia’s Comics Librarian

Medieval manuscripts and comics are all sequential narratives, says Karen Green.

Will Eisner, You Did So Much for Us

Heralded as the grandfather of comics, his legacy still defines them.

“Timeless Picture Stories”: Historical and Religious Comics of India

Amar Chitra Katha brings trimmed down versions of epics and fables to kids.

All the Hullabaloo About Chris Ware

Spoiler: it's well deserved.

Around the World in 34 Comics: the Adventures of Asterix

This classic has been around the world, but always comes back to a little Gaulish village.

Ancient Empires, Schoolgirl Angst: Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis

A coming of age story all the more extraordinary because it takes place during the Iranian revolution.

Sewers, Foxes, and Roses: Amruta Patil’s Kari

Trailblazing comics artist marks a series of firsts with India's first "gay graphic novel."

Fine Arts, Meet Pop Culture: the Art of José Villarrubia

Accomplished comics artist's work spans decades, genres, sensibilities. A class act, all the way.

Graphic Gore: Three Vidal Books That Should Be Graphic Novels (Part...

Kalki may be Vidal's least-known work, but, in my view, one of his best.

Bleeding History: Art Spiegelman’s Maus

If you've never read a graphic novel, start with the first one to win a Pulitzer (and rightly so).

Graphic Gore: Three Vidal Books That Should Be Graphic Novels (Part...

Creation isn't Vidal's best-known book, but it holds a promise of visual splendor.
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