Our favorite comics from this year spanned a host of narratives, from metafictional explorations of loss and belonging to ominous supernatural tales of terrifying forces at work. Some are formally inventive, while others make use of a lean storytelling approach to convey the narratives at their center. All of them opened our eyes to the tales being told, regardless of their nature.
Afternoon Bites: Lesley Nneka Arimah Interviewed, A Tribe Called Quest, Becky Cloonan’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Lesley Nneka Arimah and Tracy O’Neill, a review of a new graphic novel by Becky Cloonan, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Amber Sparks, Octavia E. Butler’s Journals, Garth Greenwell, Deafheaven Comics, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Amber Sparks’s new collection, a review of Garth Greenwell’s new novel, ranking Lifetime’s albums, and more.