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Why You Really Should Read Graphic Novels

I mostly read graphic novels nowadays. My mom once asked me accusingly, “Does that mean you read books about sex and porn?!”

Sorry to disappoint, but the graphic novels I read have pictures of talking mice, angry spouses, and manic reiterations of Van Gogh’s… 986 more words

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Habibi-Eustace-Persepolis-Wilson-Building Stories

When I read my first graphic novel, I was astonished at how impressive I found the piece of work before me. The artwork and imagination that had gone into portraying a simple story truly blew me away. 1,587 more words


Don't Judge a Book by its Many Covers

A Review of Building Stories by Chris Ware

I wanted to get my hands on this book ever since I first heard about it. House of Leaves was the first book that piqued my interest in stories with innovative design and structure and I would say this “graphic novel” definitely falls into that category. 841 more words


Chris Ware - Quadrinhos não-convencionais

Ao analisar o potencial dos quadrinhos e comparar ao que é lançado, pouco é explorado. Mas vez ou outra aparecem autores como Chris Ware que nos brinda com ótimos exemplos do que pode ser feito tanto nos quadrinhos quanto no design em geral. 279 more words


Building Stories

Author/artist: Chris Ware

Type: Fiction, comic

Published: 2012

I read it: December 2014

Building Stories sits on the shelf like a board game. 466 more words


Building Stories (and a Wrap from Dan and Brendan)

Here is the last of the sessions on Books for Breakfast (CFRU 93.3FM) with Dan Evans. This time two pre-recorded sessions about Chris Ware’s book, Building Stories. 90 more words