Monthly Archives: December 2011

Graphic Novels to Buy with those Gift Cards

In the aftermath of the holidays, we’re all working off all those tasty treats and looking forward to 2012. Snowball fights and knitting circles, or barbeques and suntanning for those in warmer climates. More than likely, you or one of … Continue reading

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Max de Radiguès for Angoulême!

Every year, one town is taken over in France for the sake of comics. This town is Angoulême with a population over 40,000 people. The International Festival of Bande Dessinee (often just called Angoulême by Americans) is huge and draws … Continue reading

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New Books Galore

An inaction shot of our trusty– and duly labeled– “new arrivals” cart One of the hazards of being both a comics enthusiast and a comics librarian is that your reading list soon becomes taller than you are. Check out some … Continue reading

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