Alex Carr
Omnivoracious Editor
In third grade, Alex Carr’s homeroom teacher wrote “See me, please” in red ink on his fiction writing assignment and held him after class to discuss his story involving an evil ice cream flavor with its own appetite—for flesh! On that day, Alex joined the not-so-secret society of readers, writers, and artists who are unafraid of what their third grade teachers think. (No offense intended, Mrs. Thornton. )

Recent posts by Alex

Graphic Novel Friday: Best Comics of May

This May, we feature seven graphic novels involving the dark web, self-image, household pets-turned-sleuths, family secrets, and superhero dating.

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Comics of April

From "Head Lopper" to "Giant Days," these new graphic novels will add a spark to your April.

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Comics of March

March brings an impressive slate of graphic novels, and these seven selections appeal to both the highbrow and the furrowed brow.

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Best Books of the Month: Comics and Graphic Novels

As February ends, we spotlight 10--count 'em, 10!--graphic novels that showcase the wide spectrum the medium has to offer, from art books to rare reprints, geeky anthologies to highbrow hipsters, and superheroes to the super-strange.

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best of January

Welcome to 2018, where we begin with five excellent graphic novels that feature love, politics, and depressed superheroes.

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Comics of December

Three new graphic novels that pair well with fireworks.

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Graphic Novel Friday: The Best Comics of 2017

Our picks for the best comics and graphic novels of the year spotlight wildly eclectic subjects told by super-talented creators. Here are highlights from the Top 20.

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Graphic Novel Friday: The Best Comics of October

Chris Ware, Roz Chast, and Katie Green are among the creators of our favorite new comics this month.

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Graphic Novel Friday: The Best Comics of September

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Graphic Novel Wednesday: The Best Comics of August

This month, we explore the concept of returning, be it revisiting new work with fresh eyes or exploring new concepts in a familiar setting...

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Graphic Novels of July

The long days and extended sunshine (unless you are in London or Seattle) create a seasonal magic that obscures everyday humdrum with the possibility of the fantastic...

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Graphic Novels of June

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Graphic Novels of May

Discover the best comics and graphic novels published in May.

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Graphic Novels of April

Our picks for the best graphic novels of April.

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Graphic Novels of March

It's the last Friday of March, and that means it's time to celebrate great comics!

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