November 6, 2016
In the weekly Atomic Books Comics Preview, Benn Ray highlights notable new comics, graphic novels, and books.
Atomic Books has been named one of BuzzFeed's Great American Bookstores, as well as one of Flavorwire's 10 greatest comic and graphic novel stores in America.
Aleister And Adolf
by Douglas Rushkoff / Michael Avon Oeming
Finally - a book where Aleister Crowley and Adolf Hitler team up to solve crimes! Okay, not really. These two favorite figures of many Satanists are at odds, and the evil, but less evil than Hitler, Crowley develops a new weapon against the Axis that might must be more dangerous than the Nazis.
by Julia Gfrörer
Gfrörer's new graphic novella is a beautifully lyrical tale of love set in a plague ravaged medieval town. Julia is one of my favorite artists, and after you see Laid Waste, I'm confident she'll be one of yours too.
by Sybille Titeux / Amazing Ameziane
An inspiring biography of The Greatest.
Queer: A Graphic History
by Dr. Meg-John Barker / Julia Scheele
This graphic novel is basically a self-contained and utterly riveting seminar in gender theory, queer thought and LGBTQ+ action. This should be required reading for every student.
Questions, concerns, comments or gripes – e-mail email@example.com. If there’s a comic I should know about, send it my way at Atomic, c/o Atomic Books 3620 Falls Rd., Baltimore, MD 21211.
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