Starting the new year right

January 1, 2007

Just when I thought I couldn’t be any fonder of Vertical, I learn from ChunHyang’s blog that they’re giving away some galley copies of To Terra.

Still more best

January 1, 2007

Time Magazine‘s Andrew Arnold has listed his choices for the ten best comics of 2006:

1. La Perdida by Jessica Abel (Pantheon)
2. The Push Man and Other Stories and Abandon the Old in Tokyo by Yoshihiro Tatsumi (Drawn & Quarterly)
3. An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons & True Stories, edited by Ivan Brunetti (Yale University Press)
4. Popeye by E.C. Segar (Fantagraphics)
5. Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel (Houghton Mifflin)
6. Cancer Vixen by Marissa Acocella Marchetto (Knopf)
7. Curses by Kevin Huizenga (Drawn & Quarterly)
8. American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang (First Second)
9. Kings in Disguise by James Vance and Dan Burr (W. W. Norton)
10. Absolute Sandman by Neil Gaiman and various (DC/Vertigo)

Posters at The Comics Journal Message Board are offering their choices as well.

And at recent blogroll addition TZG2.0, Myk has listed his choices for Best Manga/Manhwa of 2006 and Best Comics 2006.