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THE rise of the comic book hero in the cinema has seen an increase in people wanting to read graphic novels.
There are myriad fantastic adventures to be enjoyed – here’s just a few you should consider...
Is This How You See Me?
THIS award-winning graphic novel collects Jaime Hernandez’s Love and Rockets: New
Stories in one unsentimental edition.
Maggie and Hopey take a road trip to go to a punk scene reunion in their old neighbourhood.
Threaded throughout are flashbacks to 1979, during the formative stages of their lifelong relationship, as the perceived invincibility of youth is juxtaposed against lives actually lived.
Playing out in beautifully stark monochrome, it leaves an open end to the question, can you ever really go home again?
£17.99 from amazon.co.uk
THIS year saw Alan
Moore conclude both his League of Extraordinary Gentlemen saga and his career.
The Tempest is the fourth and final volume of the adventure, which has spanned 20 years. With a cast-list that includes iconic figures such as Mina Murray from Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Virginia Woolf’s Orlando and The Avengers’ Emma Peel, they must battle Jimmy Bond and crack a supernatural conspiracy.
The original six-series run is collected in a hard-back volume.
£17.24 from forbiddenplanet. com
FROM the pen of Canadian cartoonist
Seth, this is a heart-achingly beautiful tale of optimism and the passing of time.
Two mismatched brothers find themselves running the family store after their father’s death. While one tries to keep things afloat, the other retreats and the business begins to crumble along with the siblings’ relationship.
Intimate storytelling combines with stunning artwork in this novel that really stays with you.
£24.29 from amazon.co.uk