Graphic Novels to Look Forward To: 2014 Edition

20 books coming out in 2014 that look promising: First, two GNs published by Jonathan Cape: (publisher of Bryan Talbot, Daniel Clowes, Charles Burns, Alison Bechdel), Polina by Bastien Vives and Just So Happens by Fumio Obata

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Two continuing series books, Locke and Key volume 6: Alpha by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez and Hilda and the Black Hound by Luke Pearson. Locke and Key Volumes 1-5 are available at the library*&query=&page=0&searchid=1 as well as the first 2 volumes of Hilda.

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Weapons of Mass Diplomacy by Christophe Blain (Gus and His Gang, Dungeon) and Abel Lanzac. How To Be Happy by Eleanor Davis, a relative newcomer to the comics scene, she’s been published in Mome and Best American Comics of 2013.


This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki (Skim and Emiko Superstar). Andre the Giant by Box Brown. Stay tuned for the second half of the year…