Shining Stars | The Best Graphic Novels of the Year (So Far)

Excellent visual reads.

Brandon-Croft, Barbara. Where I’m Coming From. Drawn & Quarterly. Feb. 2023. 184p. ISBN 9781770465688. $29.95. FICTION

Brubaker, Ed (text) & Sean Phillips (illus.). Night Fever. Image Comics. Jun. 2023. 120p. ISBN 9781534326095. $24.99. MYSTERY

Chast, Roz. I Must Be Dreaming. Bloomsbury. Oct. 2023. 128p. ISBN 9781620403228. $27.99. MEMOIR

de Campi, Alex (text) & Erica Henderson (illus.). Parasocial. Image Comics. Oct. 2023. 128p. ISBN 9781534399372. $18.99. HORROR

Kindt, Matt (text) & Jean-Denis Pendanx (illus.). Mister Mammoth. Flux House: Dark Horse. Apr. 2023. 112p. ISBN 9781506733173. $29.99. MYSTERY

Lemire, Jeff & Matt Kindt (text) & David Rubín (illus.). Cosmic Detective. Image Comics. Sept. 2023. 208p. ISBN 9781534399457. pap. $17.99. FANTASY

Malkasian, Cathy. The Heavy Bright. Fantagraphics. Mar. 2023. 340p. ISBN 9781683966920. $39.99. FANTASY

Mohamed, Deena. Shubeik Lubeik. Pantheon. Jan. 2023. 528p. tr. from Arabic by Deena Mohamed. ISBN 9781524748418. $35. FANTASY

Scioli, Tom. I Am Stan: A Graphic Biography of the Legendary Stan Lee. Ten Speed: Crown. Sept. 2023. 208p. ISBN 9781984862020. $28.99. BIOGRAPHY

Tamaki, Jillian & Mariko Tamaki. Roaming. Drawn & Quarterly. Sept. 2023. 444p. ISBN 9781770464339. pap. $34.95. FICTION

Tsuge, Yoshiharu. Nejishiki. Drawn & Quarterly. Apr. 2023. 284p. tr. from Japanese by Ryan Holmberg. ISBN 9781770465060. $24.95. FICTION

Zdarsky, Chip. Public Domain, Vol. 1: Past Mistakes. Image Comics. Jan. 2023. 120p. ISBN 9781534324572. pap. $16.99. FICTION

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