Quill and Quire

Graphica

By Jillian Tamaki

The opening and closing spreads in Jillian Tamaki’s new collection of graphic short stories feature characters spilling off the edges of the page. The opener, “World-Class City,” is bookended by figures placed in directional opposition ... Read More »

May 8, 2017 | Filed under: Graphica, Reviews

By Jeff Lemire

In 1997, Doctors Without Borders administrator Christophe André was kidnapped while working in the town of Nazran, located in Ingushetia, a small Russian republic west of Chechnya. André was held captive for 111 days before ... Read More »

May 8, 2017 | Filed under: Graphica, Reviews

By Bart Beaty

Archie comics have never been considered high art. They are most commonly found not in galleries, but on the backseats of station wagons, in bathrooms, or where Calgary-based scholar Bart Beaty first encountered them – ... Read More »

May 21, 2015 | Filed under: Graphica

By Julie Maroh

French graphic novelist Julie Maroh’s first book, Blue is the Warmest Color, was a poignant take on young lesbian love that inspired the Palme d’Or–winning film. Maroh breaks out the full palette in her follow-up, ... Read More »

November 19, 2014 | Filed under: Graphica