Best graphic novels of 2011
The best comics of Graphic novels & art comicsFor more information on any of the following titles, the links take you to my reviews. Here are some additional books, listed in alphabetical order, that were also recommended by me this year, and I wanted to remind you of them. I also considered The Influencing Machine , but while the material was great, as a comic, it was too much illustrated lecture. Your email address will not be published. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.
Our Ten Favorite Graphic Novels of 2011
Even more than most list-making endeavors, rounding up the best comics of the year is complicated. Does a single page issue of an ongoing series belong on the same list as a page novel? What about books that were published years ago in Japan or Europe but are just now making it Stateside? And where should archival collections go? Some of the work Seth describes is real, but most of it comes straight from his own head, and it reads like a wish list of comics he wishes he could read—or that he wishes he had time to draw. Where is that long-running series about the Eskimo astronaut?
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. The Star's graphic novel and comic book expert, Jonathan P. Kuehlein, chooses the best of , including a couple of Canadian favourites. Filled with lavish art and set against the backdrop of poverty and slavery in a fictional Arabian land, Habibi is quite simply a masterpiece. At times sweet and heartfelt, other times melancholy and moody, but always engrossing and thoroughly enjoyable. The idea of trading cash for sex is still a shocking subject in any medium and leave it to Toronto cartooning icon Chester Brown to take the notion to the next level in graphic form.
The Goodreads Choice Awards have three rounds of voting open to all registered Goodreads members. Winners will be announced December 07, Voting opens to 15 official nominees, and write-in votes can be placed for any eligible book see eligibility below. The top five write-in votes in each of the categories become official nominees. Additional write-ins no longer accepted. The field narrows to the top 10 books in each category, and members have one last chance to vote!
Over the last several weeks, ComicsAlliance assembled its annual list of the best comics and graphic novels of the year with the help of our editors, writers, and readers.
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