Readings lists HARK!, SCENES FROM AN IMPENDING MARRIAGE among best of 2011

“Blog: The Best Graphic Novels of 2011” / Readings / Fiona Hardy and Andrew McDonald / November 28, 2011

Hark! A Vagrant
Kate Beaton
One of the internet’s best webcomics comes to print form: Kate Beaton’s illustrations, seen in publications like The New Yorker, are casual, loose sketches done to perfection. From Nancy Drew mysteries (based off the covers alone) to historical figures behaving badly to reality-based Mystery Solving Teens (they do a lot of smoking), you’ll laugh, you’ll learn, you’ll be glad you bought it. – Fiona Hardy, Readings Carlton.

Scenes from an Impending Marriage
Adrian Tomine
The sheer act of planning a wedding can be overwhelming for anyone on the outside, and now we have Adrian Tomine and his clean drawing style to lead us through the quirks and pitfalls (and name-censored conversations about who to invite) that come with getting hitched. Small, snappy and great fun. – Fiona Hardy, Readings Carlton.

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