Alex Carr
Omnivoracious Editor
In third grade, Alex Carr’s homeroom teacher wrote “See me, please” in red ink on his fiction writing assignment and held him after class to discuss his story involving an evil ice cream flavor with its own appetite—for flesh! On that day, Alex joined the not-so-secret society of readers, writers, and artists who are unafraid of what their third grade teachers think. (No offense intended, Mrs. Thornton. )

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Hellboy.in.hell

Graphic Novel Friday: The Best Comics of October

Chris Ware, Roz Chast, and Katie Green are among the creators of our favorite new comics this month.

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Botm.image

Graphic Novel Friday: The Best Comics of September

This month, it's a super-friends team-up! Editor Adrian Liang and I combine forces to bring you the best of the month, covering the comics spectrum across literary and blockbuster reads. Shop on Amazon Print Book | Kindle Book Ready to feel old? Bat-nemesis Harley Quinn just celebrated her 25th birthday!...

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Botm

Graphic Novel Wednesday: The Best Comics of August

This month, we explore the concept of returning, be it revisiting new work with fresh eyes or exploring new concepts in a familiar setting...

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Wendy.project

Graphic Novel Friday: Best Graphic Novels of July

The long days and extended sunshine (unless you are in London or Seattle) create a seasonal magic that obscures everyday humdrum with the possibility of the fantastic...

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GNF500

Graphic Novel Friday: Best Graphic Novels of June

Happy Friday and welcome to the best comics that June has to offer (according to us)! The below six books feature laughs, action, surprises, and... sure, quite a bit of the bizarre. Shop on Amazon Print Book | Kindle Book One More Year by Simon Hanselmann (Fantagraphics): Writer/artist/enabler Simon Hanselmann...

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Cage

Graphic Novel Friday: Best Graphic Novels of May

Discover the best comics and graphic novels published in May.

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IWOT_interior

Graphic Novel Friday: Best Graphic Novels of April

Our picks for the best graphic novels of April.

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TandCTGN

Graphic Novel Friday: Best Graphic Novels of March

It's the last Friday of March, and that means it's time to celebrate great comics!

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MonsterCover_FINAL

Graphic Novel Friday: Best Comics of February

Welcome to our picks for Best Comics of February 2017, a month featuring graphic novels with mystery, science fiction, and war-torn heartbreak. Please see below for our Fave Five: My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris (Fantagraphics): Next big thing alert! This fictional diary (complete with lined paper and...

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Love.is.Love_cover

Graphic Novel Friday: Best Comics of January(ish)

The best comics and graphic novels of January, plus one that published at the tail end of December.

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