Comics and graphic novels

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Drawing comfort: the sketchbooks that got Chris Riddell through 2020
For the Observer’s cartoonist, keeping a daily pictorial record of events was the only way to make sense of last year. A new book was the result

Chris Riddell

28, Feb, 2021 @8:15 AM

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My wife rolls her eyes at a grown man reading comics in bed. But I think it’s sexy | Romesh Ranganathan
I pull out my graphic novel and wait for an inevitable raised eyebrow – she doesn’t realise how cool I’m being

Romesh Ranganathan

26, Feb, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Why do video games matter? 20 books every player should read
Why do we play? How do games work? From games philosophy to sci-fi, here are 20 delightful and essential reads for gamers

Keith Stuart

18, Feb, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Bill Titcombe obituary
Other Lives: Cartoonist who drew scores of characters for magazines, including Scooby Doo and Tom and Jerry

Olly Day

12, Feb, 2021 @5:57 PM

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Marvel removes antisemitic trope from Immortal Hulk comic
Panel showing character visiting ‘Jewery’ shop was an ‘honest but terrible mistake’, says artist Joe Bennett but the publisher has withdrawn the illustration

Alison Flood

09, Feb, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Bring me a dream: why I'm excited about The Sandman coming to Netflix
A thoughtful list of actors is an early sign that this adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s DC Comics series is in good hands

Alex Hern

02, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The Grande Odalisque by Jérôme Mulot, Florent Ruppert and Bastien Vivès review – escapist fun
A ‘Houellebecquian manifesto on art’ will transport you across the world in the company of three sassy female criminals

Rachel Cooke

01, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Tintin cover art sells for record-breaking €3.2m
Hergé’s original artwork for Le Lotus Bleu was rejected as too expensive to reproduce in 1936 and given to editor’s son, who kept it in a drawer for decades

Sian Cain

15, Jan, 2021 @12:22 AM

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Captain America creator’s son hits out at Capitol mob's use of superhero imagery
Neal Kirby says he was appalled to see symbols of the patriotic action man among the crowds as ‘Captain America is the antithesis of Donald Trump’

Sian Cain

14, Jan, 2021 @10:37 AM

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Paul at Home by Michel Rabagliati review – sweet sorrows
In this latest instalment of the melancholy Paul series, our nerdish hero is lonely and adrift – as well as bleakly funny

Rachel Cooke

05, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Dylan Dog: the hit London-set Italian horror comic unknown in the UK
The Italian detective’s horror comic book adventures have sold 60m copies worldwide. So why is he not well-known in his fictional home?

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

28, Dec, 2020 @5:00 AM

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New Batman will be black, DC Comics announces
Character named Tim Fox will take up the cowl in new comic series written by 12 Years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley

Alison Flood

11, Dec, 2020 @2:51 PM

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