In her supremely good graphic memoir, Bechdel considers her life-in-workouts, offering some surprising nuggets of wisdom on our endless quests for self-transformation.
Seeing Through the Eye of Others
Aminder Dhaliwal’s new graphic novel, “Cyclopedia Exotica,” challenges stereotypes by delivering broader messages on the complexity of race, gender, and identity.
A Year of Struggle in Words and Images
Manjit Thapp’s first full-length graphic novel, Feelings, charts a young woman’s emotional journey through South Asia’s six-season calendar.
How Kuniko Tsurita Broke the Mold for Women Comic Artists in Japan
The Sky Is Blue With a Single Cloud shines a light on Tsurita’s short but innovative career.
History According to the Comic Book
Where indelible images restlessly bond with the ambiguity of words.
Zehra Doğan’s Graphic Novel Details Her Harrowing Experience in Prison
Accused of propaganda for depicting destruction by Turkish military forces, Doğan’s graphic novel about her experience is now on display for the first time.
This Satire of Sports, Activism, and Policing Might Make You Laugh and Cry
Set in the aftermath of a Super Bowl victory, Ben Passmore’s Sports is Hell spotlights human folly, displaying the US at its worst and most ridiculous.
Yayoi Kusama Gets Her First Graphic Novel Biography
In this excerpt of Kusama: The Graphic Novel, illustrator Elisa Macellari time travels to Kusama’s life in 1960s New York City, when the artist became “the high priestess of love and pacifism.”
A Queer, South Asian Utopia Comes to Life in This Graphic Novel
Bishakh Som’s Apsara Engine imagines what happens when femmes, as Donna Haraway writes, “make kin, not babies.”
A Graphic Novel Adapts Octavia Butler’s Science Fiction Classic
The award-winning author-illustrator duo Damian Duffy and John Jennings have teamed up again, but at times, Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation feels unoriginal, even for an adaptation.
Enter Michael DeForge’s World, Where People and Places Alike Get Constant “Updates”
In the futuristic setting of the graphic novel Familiar Face, the alienation induced by rapid technological advancement is accelerated to a fantastical degree.
An Afro-futuristic World Where the Kids Are Alright but Looking for More
In GLEEM, Freddy Carasco’s latest graphic novel, the itchy energy of youth is ready to burst forth, right off the page.