Daily Books: Graphic Novels
David Wheeler of Dragon’s Lair Has Been Selling Comics In Austin for 30 Years
Like many things in this world – wars, businesses, families, feuds, civilizations, relentless amounts of Rey/Finn/Poe fanfic – it started because of romance.

12:01PM Wed. Sep. 14, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Who … Is … Couri Vine?
Girl. Nerd. Superhero. That’s Couri Vine, the young protagonist of the new graphic novel series by Leah Lovise and Vanessa Shealy.

9:30AM Wed. Jul. 27, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Ben Snakepit Releases His Manor Threat
Ben Snakepit – who draws an autobiographical comic strip every single day of his life – who’s been doing so, without missing a day, since January First of 2001 – has a new book of the things coming out from Portland’s Microcosm Publishing.

12:05PM Wed. Jun. 8, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Time for Another Graphic Novadose of That Kramer’s Ergot
You’ve done drugs, right? Not just alcohol, c’mon, alcohol only makes you stupid. I mean, you’ve at least smoked weed, right? Maybe done ecstasy or ‘shrooms or, ah, what was Jim Morrison’s thing? Tarantula venom? And maybe you’ve especially dropped a lot of acid?

2:35PM Wed. May 25, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

On Second Thought, Never Mind that Whole Virgin/Whore Dichotomy
If the cartoonist Chester Brown had lived a few hundred years ago, they’d have called him, among other things, a heresiarch.

3:05PM Wed. Apr. 20, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Lit-urday: The Realist
It's been a long week, and now you deserve to have one day when you can curl up with a good book – let's call it Lit-urday. How about something that's got visuals even more striking than the powerful textual and subtextual parts of its compelling whole?

5:30PM Sat. Nov. 7, 2015, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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Tomine & Beaton & Drawn & Quarterly: Yes, This
When Adrian Tomine's new collection – Killing and Dying – arrived in the mail from Drawn & Quarterly a while ago, I was knocked out by the beauty of the object itself.

1:40PM Sat. Sep. 19, 2015, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

How Many Fables in the Naked City?
Because there’s fables, and then there’s fables.

10:30AM Thu. Aug. 13, 2015, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

How Many Fables in the Naked City?
New Graphic Novel The Divine from Asaf & Tomer Hanuka
If we weren’t going to give the Hanuka BrothersThe Divine the description it deserves, we’d go all media shorthand and say it’s a mash-up of parts of Apocalypse Now and Princess Mononoke and that Rian Johnson sci-fi thing called Looper.

11:00AM Wed. Jul. 15, 2015, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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Two Austin Musicians Killed in Wreck Chris Porter and Mitchell Vandenburg taken in tragic tour crash
Chris Cubas: King for a Month How comedian Chris Cubas talked his way into being one of the wealthiest people in Austin – temporarily
First Look: Eberly Victorian and mid-century modern meet in contemporary space