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December 10, 2013


Your Whitney Matheson Best Of Comics/Graphic Novels 2013

The longtime USA Today pop culture columnist Whitney Matheson has named her top comics list for 2013, stressing that she can only read so many comics so that this is a list that grows out of her regular consumption of the medium as opposed to a systematic exploration. Her choices:

image11. Burning Building Comix, Jeff Zwirek (Top Shelf)
10. A Matter of Life, Jeffrey Brown (Top Shelf)
9. Bad Houses, Sara Ryan And Carla Speed McNeil (Dark Horse)
8. Trillium, Jeff Lemire (Vertigo)
7. Pippi Fixes Everything, Astrid Lindgren And Ingrid Vang Nyman (D+Q)
6. The Private Eye, Brian K. Vaughan And Marcos Martin (Self-Published)
5. Red Handed: The Fine Art of Strange Crimes, Matt Kindt (First Second)
4. My Dirty Dumb Eyes, Lisa Hanawalt (D+Q)
3. Calling Dr. Laura, Nicole J. Georges (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
2. Relish, Lucy Knisley (First Second)
1. March (Book One), John Lewis And Andrew Aydin And Nate Powell (Top Shelf)

Matheson also selected Saga Vol. 2, Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life, Iron Bound, Fairy Tale Comics and Echo Island as honorable mentions.
 
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