Graphic Novel Friday: A Trifecta of Minor-Key Coolness

Three really cool comics/graphic novels came in recently: The Raven and Other Poems by Poe as illustrated by Gahan Wilson, Lewis Trondheim and Fabrice Parme's Tiny Tyrant (vol. 1), and Sturm, Arnold, and Frederick-Frost's Adventures in Cartooning. No one really saves the world in these books, although there is one pretty entertaining quest. There are no superheroes taking on super-villains. No, instead there's a lot of talent, humor, and imagination on display. All three made me smile, and I think sometimes that's more important than being blown away. Here's a peek at all three, with a sample page from each...


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