Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Pick of the Week 10/10

Here is the book you should be paying attention to, in comic shops tomorrow...

Building Stories HC - Good lord, there are a lot of good releases this week.  It's that time of year when publishers are putting out their high quality material for the holidays, including several books that are certainly contenders for some of the best graphic novel releases of the year, including Theo Ellsworth's The Understanding Monster, Adrian Tomine's New York Drawings, the first volume in the Pippi Longstocking reprint series and the latest edition of the Best American Comics anthology, edited this year by Franoise Mauly.  The most exciting of the new releases, however, would have to be the highly-anticipated masterpiece from Chris Ware, Building Stories, an elaborately designed book that's $50, and worth every penny.  It's been a long time coming, and is sure to be on the top of many lists as the best thing to come from comics this year.

Other Noteworthy Releases
Alien: The Illustrated Story TP
Animal Crackers TP
AVX: Consequences #1
Barack Hussein Obama HC
Batman: Odyssey HC
Beetle Bailey: The Dailies & Sundays: 1966 HC
Best American Comics 2012 HC
Bigfoot Boy (Volume 1): Into the Woods GN
City of Ember GN
The Epic Chronicles of Hagar the Horrible: 1977-1978 HC
Evil Ernie #1
Finder: Talisman HC
The Graphic Canon (Volume 2) TP
Haunted Horror #1
Kane Chronicles (Book 1): The Red Pyramid GN
Legends of the Dark Knight: Alan Davis HC
Moomin: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip (Volume 7) HC
New York Drawings HC
Night of 1000 Wolves TP
Nightwing (Volume 1): Traps and Trapezes TP
Paradise Kiss (Volume 1)
Phantom Stranger #1
Pippi Longstocking (Volume 1): Pippi Moves In HC
Red She-Hulk #58
Roy Crane's Buzz Sawyer (Volume 2): Sultry's Tiger HC
Saga (Volume 1) TP
Stuff of Legend: The Toy Collector #1
Team 7 #1
Transposes HC
A Trip To the Bottom of the World HC
Uncanny Avengers #1
The Understanding Monster GN
The Walking Dead: Michonne Special

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