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Graphica

By Hartley Lin

For many, this new graphic novel from Hartley Lin will signal the debut of a talented, thoughtful cartoonist. But connoisseurs of Canadian literary comics have already gotten to know Lin’s work over the past decade, ... Read More »

March 15, 2018 | Filed under: 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