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    Murder, Sex, and Talking Animals: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From Low MoonAnthropomorphic animals get into all sorts of trouble with murder, revenge and sexual domination.
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    Read Eight Pages From the ‘Masterpiece’ Graphic Novel Reviewed in This Week’s New YorkAn exclusive excerpt from the graphic novel of the summer, ‘Asterios Polyp.’
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    What’s Under Those Bandages? Exclusive Comics Excerpt From The NobodyA creepy, pulpy story of small-town secrets and scientific experiments gone, natch, horribly awry.
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    More Thrizzling Than Usual: This Week’s Comic Features 4-Playo, the Amazing Foreplay RobotPlus: Uncle Jimmy’s Bitter, Drunken Guide to the Animal Kingdom!
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    Swamp Creatures and Jim Crow: Comics Excerpt From BayouA fable full of dirty magic, like an Angela Carter story transplanted to the Deep South.
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    Exclusive Excerpt: The Muppet Show Returns, in Comic-book FormThe most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational comics excerpt we’ve ever run.
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    Nautical Adventure and Extreme Drunkenness: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From Far ArdenPirates! Sea battles! Polar bears! Sword fights! Alluring damsels! Annoying undergrads! And a mysterious tropical island hidden in the farthest north!
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    Love, Family, and the Stinky Poo Tree: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From The Color of EarthA widow and her young daughter look for love in early-twentieth-century Korea.
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    Making Out With the Smart Boys: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From A Mess of EverythingBoring teachers. Bullshit poseurs. Anorexic best friends. Surely you remember the joys of high school as if they were yesterday!
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    New York’s Awesome Apocalypse: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From Bob Fingerman’s From the AshesFive pages from a gloriously misanthropic new comics series.
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    Brief Encounters With Beautiful People: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From Second ThoughtsJohn is a photographer running away. Jess is a novelist without a novel.
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    Love and Art in New York City: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From Gabrielle Bell’s Cecil and JordanIf a world-famous painter asked you to give drawing lessons to his 12-year-old son, what would YOU do?
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    Two Acclaimed Comics Creators Team Up: Exclusive Excerpt From The Eternal SmileSo, you’ve gotten an e-mail from Prince Henry of Nigeria asking for a loan to help save the royal family. What if your life was so boring that you gave it to him?
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    Love and Loss As Seen by a 5-Year-Old: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From My Mommy Is in America …Eight pages from the winner of the Essentials Prize at the 2008 Angoulême Comics Festival.
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    A Private Eye and His Tea-bag Partner Take the Case: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From Britten and BrülightlyPrivate eye Fernandez Britten and his … er … unconventional partner take the case of a lifetime.
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    Mascara, Tongue-Kissing, and Top Gun: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From UnlovableEven if you never wore leg warmers with high heels, you’ll still recognize your teenage self in Tammy Pierce’s 1988 diary.
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    Bugs, Drugs, and Talking Wizards: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From Prize-Nominated Swallow Me WholeNate Powell’s book is the first graphic novel nominated for the L.A. ‘Times’ Book Prize since ‘Maus’.
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    Sad Songs, Disfigurement, and Lunch Meat: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From BaloneyFollow the heartbreakingly ridiculous story of small-town butcher Baloney and his blind, one-legged, one-armed daughter.
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    Exclusive Comics Excerpt: Oscar-Nominated Waltz With Bashir in Graphic-novel FormThis hallucinatory graphic novel was created by Ari Folman and David Polonsky simultaneously with the making of the film.
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    Exclusive Comics Excerpt: the Heartbreaking Why I Killed PeterAn excerpt from a graphic memoir that travels well-trod territory with wit, style, and relentless honesty.
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    Comics Exclusive: Check Out the New Scott Pilgrim Book!See six pages from the indie-rock comics cult hit that’s the basis for Michael Cera’s new movie.
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    Literature, Self-Doubt, and Bad SexA complete (dirty!) story from the award-winning Israeli cartoonist’s new collection.
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    Comics Excerpt: The Arrival Author Shaun Tan Tells Tales From Outer SuburbiaThe solemn silence of ‘The Arrival’ didn’t prepare us for the wordy whimsy of Tan’s new book.
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    Giraffes, Human Shadows, and Severed Heads: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From David B.’s Nocturnal ConspiraciesSeven pages from the new graphic novel by the author of the acclaimed ‘Epileptic.’
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    Exclusive Preview From the Only Comic Book Worth $125, Kramers Ergot 7Our four-page excerpt is, sadly, a little smaller than the nearly two-foot-tall originals.
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    Blood, Guts and Vikings: Exclusive Excerpt From Brian Wood’s Comic ‘Northlanders’As addictive as HBO’s ‘Rome,’ if a good deal more chilly.
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    Exclusive Manga Excerpt: Take a Weird Ride With Yuichi Yokoyama’s ‘Travel’A book of great beauty and mystery, and the closest you’re probably going to come to an acid trip all day.
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    Veterans Day Special: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From WWII Memoir ‘Alan’s War’A funny and thoughtful graphic memoir of World War II, told through G.I. Alan Cope’s warm voice and Emmanuel Guibert’s beautiful artwork.
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    Hot Lava and Cool Artwork: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From Don Wood’s ‘Into the Volcano’Caldecott winner Don Wood’s first graphic novel is a gripping, gorgeously drawn adventure story.
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    Happy Halloween! Read an Excerpt From This Year’s Scariest Graphic Novel, ‘Strange Embrace’Don’t be surprised if David Hine’s disturbing images invade your dreams for weeks to come.
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    The Ghostbusters Finally Return — in Manga Form!At least someone’s reading our increasingly giddy ‘Ghostbusters 3’ coverage!
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    The Joker Returns in Our Exclusive Excerpt From Brian Azzarello’s New Graphic NovelThe fine folks at DC Comics are no fools: They’ve brought grease-painted madman the Joker back to Gotham.
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    Joe Sacco Visits Chechnya in Exclusive Comics Excerpt From Mia Kirshner’s ‘I Live Here’A new comic from the master of graphic journalism, from a new collection of stories about the world’s displaced peoples.
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    Booze, Brawls, and Lost Love: Read a Complete Story by Neo-Noir Graphic Novelist Tim LaneRough-edged characters, noir-ish stories, and desperate circumstances collide in Jim Lane’s first collection of comics stories.
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    Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Aya of Yop City’ Explores Vibrant African Township LifePart soap opera, part comedy of manners, ‘Aya of Yop City’ presents a side of Africa that Americans rarely see.
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    Look Inside the Dreams of Cartoonist David Heatley: Exclusive Excerpt From ‘My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down’David Heatley’s graphic memoir fractures his ordinary life into five extraordinarily detailed sections.
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    Wedding Dresses and Suicide Bombers: Read a Complete Comics Story by Rutu Modan, the Author of ‘Exit Wounds’Rutu Modan’s new graphic novel ‘Jamilti’ continues her exploration of the intersection of the personal and political in Israel.
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    Tornados and Illegals: Read an Exclusive Excerpt From Danica Novgorodoff’s ‘Slow Storm’Danica Novgorodoff’s graphic novel ‘Slow Storm’ is eerily relevant — and just plain eerie.
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    The Lonely Toilet-Cleaner Dreams of a Better Life in Raymond Briggs’s Comic ‘Gentleman Jim’First released in 1980, ‘Gentleman Jim’ is one of the first graphic novels ever published in English.
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    Sneak a Peek Inside the Secret World of Burma With Guy Delisle’s New ComicA cartoonist tries to visit Aung San Suu Kyi in this exclusive comics excerpt.
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    Park Slope Roommate Drama: Read an Exclusive Excerpt From Brian Wood’s ‘Local’Vagabond Megan McKeenan lands in Park Slope in this story by the writer of graphic-novel favorite ‘DMZ.’
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    Read Exclusive Pages From Michel Gondry’s New Comic BookThe peripatetic French director writes his first comic book.
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    Life As a Valkyrie Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be: Exclusive Graphic-Novel ExcerptSee seven pages from Lauren R. Weinstein’s ‘The Goddess of War.’
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    Acrobats, Edible Elephants, and the Fantastic Four: Exclusive Excerpt From Eddie Campbell’s New Graphic NovelNine pages from ‘The Amazing Remarkable Monsieur Leotard.’
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    Exclusive: See Fifteen Pages of Kyle Baker’s Brilliant Comic ‘Nat Turner’Kyle Baker’s stark history of a notorious slave rebellion has finally been collected.
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    Exclusive: A New Comic by Harvey Pekar and Rick VeitchWhat’s it like to be Harvey Pekar’s next-door neighbor? Not as bad as you’d think.
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    See the New Graphic Novel by My Chemical Romance’s Gerard WayBefore Gerard Way was the lead singer of My Chemical Romance, he was an aspiring animator and comic-book artist working for the Cartoon Network.
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    High School, Emo, and Faeries: Exclusive Comics Excerpt From ‘Suburban Glamour’An exclusive six-page excerpt from Jamie McKelvie’s new graphic novel.
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    Pearl Jam Defy Curfew at Madison Square GardenEddie Vedder likened part of the show to being on mushrooms!
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    RZA on Chess, His New Album, and His Favorite Broccoli RecipesRZA raps to Vulture about inner Wu-Tang relations and the new album from Bobby Digital.
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