Detail from Sabrina, which was the first graphic novel to be shortlisted for the Man Booker prize
The best graphic novels of 2018
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  • December 24, 2018, 04:00

“God blesses your soul with grace. Batman punches people in the face.” If there were a single statement that summed up the variety of comics in 2018 –(...)

Power for the people: Classic Marvel Comics titles from the 1960s and 1970s. Screengrab via Pinterest

One day, Stan Lee looked out of his window and had an idea. “I want ensure that the nephews of the future are a bit violent, particularly Patrick’s n(...)

You don’t often see the streets of 1990s Limerick in a publication from Image Comics, publisher of Spawn and The Walking Dead, but they’re everywhere (...)

DC’s Legend of Wonder Woman:  empowerment in every sense

Perhaps no field of entertainment has undergone as much change in the last decade as comics. While it’s true that the combined wealth and name recogni(...)

Daniel Clowes’s graphic novel Patience,  a  time-travelling rumination on love, bereavement and obsession.

What were your cultural highlights for the year gone by? Daniel Clowes’s new comic, Patience, is a brilliant time-travelling rumination on love, berea(...)