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Challenge Your Shelf || January 2017

Day 18: Book Recommendations 

All of these graphic novels were awesome! If you are new to the genre, I especially suggest the Explorer series by Kazu Kibuishi, because they are an anthology with work from various authors. So, they are a great way to find what art styles, stories and authors you enjoy the most.

What are your favorite graphic novels? Do you have any recs? 

“Our idea of debt is really scary.”

On Episode 6, Lauren talks about turning 30 before speaking with superstar illustrator Jillian Tamaki (This One Summer, SuperMutant Magic Academy) about the curse of absolute freedom, Toronto vs. New York, and not relying on your parents for advice.

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If you dug Strange Tales, check out some of today’s top indie talents taking on the Marvel U in Strange Tales Vol. 2, with comics by Kate Beaton @harkavagrantfeed, Dash Shaw @dashshaw, Jillian Tamaki @jilliantamaki, Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez, Farel Dalrymple @popgunwar, Tony Millionaire, Jim Campbell @officialangryjim, Benjamin Marra @traditionalcomics and Michael DeForge.  Get two Marvel comics for the price of one with the checkout code MARVEL now through 9/5!

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THERE ARE DOZENS OF GREAT NEW COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS DEBUTING AT TCAF!

Whatever your interest in the medium, you’ll find a wonderful new work to enjoy at The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2014, May 10th and 11th, at Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street.

A full run-down of all of the debuting books, including these excellent new releases and many more, can be found on our Debut Books Page! http://torontocomics.com/books/

Our thanks to the authors and publishers who choose to debut their new graphic novels with us!