In GLEEM, Freddy Carasco’s latest graphic novel, the itchy energy of youth is ready to burst forth, right off the page.
Here are our favorite books of 2019, brought to you by the writers and editors of Hyperallergic.
In her graphic novel The Hard Tomorrow, Eleanor Davis explores how different people react to living in a pressure cooker of rising fascism amidst dire inequality and a collapsing ecosystem.
I Know What I Am: The Life and Times of Artemisia Gentileschi weaves together known facts of Gentileschi’s life with the politics of art patronage.
Even before her daughter was born, artist Tyler Cohen was determined to raise a feminist.
Erased from history books, the stories and roles of women in slave revolts will now be told in vivid form by Rebecca Hall.
Herman by Trade reads just like a storyboard for a film — perfectly fitting for a tale of a humble street cleaner caught up in the frustrating process of open auditions for a movie.
With a nod to Heinz Edelmann and Milton Glaser, Néjib illustrates a couple of formative years in the life of David Bowie.
Recent research on the use of graphic narratives in the ancient world has revealed their value to everyday people in the ancient Mediterranean — similar to modern audiences’ appreciation for such work.
Julia Jacquette’s Playground of My Mind is a graphic memoir of growing up with the modernist playgrounds of Manhattan, and how their concrete geometries influenced her later art.
Thi Bui was three years old when her parents and siblings stowed away in a rickety fishing boat bound for coastal Malaysia in 1978.
In Tom Gauld’s new graphic novel, Mooncop — published by Drawn & Quarterly — the age of the moon has waxed and waned.