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December 18, 2009

John Seven Picks His Best Of Decade


Here's a list of best comics from the ten-year-period soon fading from view from John Seven, this one split into adults and kids categories. His choices are:

Older Readers
* Alan's War, Emmanuel Guibert (First Second)
* Alice in Sunderland , Bryan Talbot (Dark Horse)
* The Amazing Remarkable Monsieur Leotard, Eddie Campbell and Dan Best (First Second)
* Asterios Polyp, David Mazzuchelli (Pantheon)
* Black Hole, Charles Burns (Pantheon)
* Cecil and Jordan in New York Stories, Gabrielle Bell (Drawn and Quarterly)
* Dungeon, Joann Sfar and Lewis Trondheim (NBM)
* Essex County Trilogy, Jeff Lemire (Top Shelf)
* Exit Wounds, Rutu Modan (Drawn and Quarterly)
* Fun Home, Alison Bechdel (Mariner Books)
* George Sprott, Seth (Drawn and Quarterly)
* Gus and His Gang, Chris Blain (First Second)
* La Perdida, Jessica Abel (Pantheon)
* Notes for a War Story, Gipi (First Second)
* Paul Has a Summer Job, Paul Moves Out, Paul Goes Fishing, Michel Rabagliati (Drawn and Quarterly)
* Persepolis 1-2, Marjane Sartrapi (Pantheon Books)
* The Photographer, Emmanuel Guibert, Didier Lefevre and Frederic Lemercier (First Second)
* Rabbi's Cat 1-2, Joann Sfar (Pantheon)
* Safe Area Gorazde, Joe Sacco (Fantagraphics)
* Stitches, David Small (Norton)

Younger Readers
* The Aya books, Marguerite Abouet and Clement Oubrerie (Drawn and Quarterly)
* Little Lit: Strange Stories for Strange Kids Folklore and Fairytale Funnies, It Was a Dark and Silly Night, Various (Raw Jr)
* Little Vampire, Joann Sfar (First Second)
* Moomin 1-4, Tove Jannssen (Drawn and Quarterly)
* Plain Janes 1-2, Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg (Minx Books)
* Robot Dreams, Sara Varon (First Second)
* Sandwalk Adventures, Jay Hosler (Active Synapse)
* Storm in the Barn, Matt Phelan (Candlewick Press)
* Syncopated: An Anthology of Non Fiction Picto Essays, Various (Villard)
* Toon Books (Raw Jr)

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