semi-annual new & noteworthy graphic novel roundup! Here at abcreads we love to read graphic novels and comics, from Asterix & Tintin to graphic biographies to X-Men, and everything in-between. This year we're featuring a couple graphic memoirs (including one with recipes!), the latest entries in some series, the newest by Love & Rockets co-collaborator Gilbert Hernandez, even a graphic retelling of the U.S. constitution and a comic parody of Downton Abbey.
Our question this year for fans of this format: do you prefer to call them graphic novels or comics? The website wiseGEEK differentiates between comic books and graphic novels, primarily due to "completeness" and "length". Author Chris Ware has also weighed in on the topic for Wisconsin Public Radio. What's your take?
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir by Nicole J. Georges
Julio's Day by Gilbert Hernandez
Red Handed: The Fine Art of Strange Crimes written & illustrated by Matt Kindt
Heck by Zander Cannon
Genius by Steven Seagle
The Unwritten: Vol. 7, The Wound by Mike Carey, Peter Gross
An Enchantment: The Louvre Collection by Christian Durieux
The United States Constitution written by Thomas Jefferson ... [et al.] ; adapted by Nadja Baer
Everything Together: Collected Stories by Sammy Harkham
Heads or Tails by Lilli Carré
Hitman: For Tomorrow by Garth Ennis, et al.
A Bride's Story 4 by Kaoru Mori
Invincible: Vol. 17, What's Happening by Robert Kirkman, et al.
Mumbai New York Scranton by Tamara Shopsin
A Chinese Life by Philippe Ôtié and Li Kunwu
Agent Gates and the Secret Adventures of Devonton Abbey: (A Parody) by Camaren Subhiyah
The Massive: Volume 1, Black Pacific by Brian Wood, et al.