Etelka Lehoczky

Etelka Lehoczky appears in the following:

'Two Brothers' Tells A Passionate Tale Of Brazil In Black And White

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Artists Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá — themselves twins — have turned Brazilian author Milton Hatoum's family drama The Brothers into a deftly-shaded graphic novel, full of compelling imagery.


Rage And Humor Alternate In 'Arab Of The Future'

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Cartoonist Riad Sattouf uses a loose-limbed comic style to tell the story of his harsh early childhood in Libya, Syria and France — but the cartoony look belies the book's anger and icy cynicism.


A 'Story' Of Much More Than Cancer

Friday, October 16, 2015

Jennifer Hayden's graphic novel is, on the surface, the story of losing her breasts to cancer. But she sets that narrative within a host of other life experiences, making room for joy, hope and humor.


Sloths Against Humanity in 'Memetic'

Thursday, October 15, 2015

James Tynion's zombie horror comic has an inspired idea at its core: The infection comes from an Internet meme, a cartoon of a cute sloth that turns all who see it into brainless, ravenous beasts.


Robot Birds Teach Kids To Program In 'Secret Coders'

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

The first installment in Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes' new graphic novel series uses goofy art — and four-eyed robotic birds — to get kids excited about learning to code.


The Mysteries Of Family, Captured In 'Invisible Ink'

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Cartoonist Bill Griffith discovered as an adult that his mother had had a 16-year affair with another man, also a cartoonist. In Invisible Ink, he digs into the secrets surrounding his family.


In 'Intro To Alien Invasion' College Students Transform Into Insectoids

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier's new comic is a B-movie type portrait of college life interrupted by the arrival of alien beetles who feed on the shallowest kids.


'Not Funny' Proves Potent On A Tough Subject

Friday, September 11, 2015

Leah Hayes' new graphic novel presents, in simple terms and unassuming pinkish illustrations, the story of two women who decide to get abortions, the choices they make and the steps they go through.


Lighter Than Air: An End-Of-Summer Comics Collection

Sunday, September 06, 2015

Just in time for the long Labor Day weekend, we've got the perfect selection of comics to help you wring the last bits of sunlight out of summer: plenty of heroism and romance, but nothing too heavy.


Superpowers Meet The Supernatural In 'Wayward'

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will get a kick out of a graphic novel series that takes the magical-teens-battling-evil-monsters trope and transplants it to a lovingly rendered Tokyo.


Love Lines: A Summer Sampler Of Romantic Manga

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Our Summer of Love rolls on with a roundup of romance manga. Japanese comic books can be a daunting field to enter — but we've picked three of the sweetest for your summer reading pleasure.


Peace, Love And Realness In A Hip-Hop History

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cartoonist Ed Piskor has just put out the new book in his award-winning Hip Hop Family Tree series. It's an exhaustive, good-natured look at the birth of hip-hop that avoids the pitfall of voyeurism.


Women's Comics Are Surfing The Crowd

Sunday, July 26, 2015

It's no secret that women are getting more prominent in the world of comics. But some women are tired of waiting for mainstream attention: They're turning to crowdfunding to get their projects done.


A Striking Image Becomes A Gory Graphic Novel In 'Divine'

Friday, July 17, 2015

A famous photo of a child soldier brazenly smoking was the inspiration for this new graphic novel. But critic Etelka Lehoczky says the book lacks dimensional characters.


Get A 'Grip' On This Goofy Noir Sci-Fi Tale

Thursday, July 02, 2015

This reissue of Gilbert Hernandez's series starts out noir — a young man with amnesia and a mysterious lipstick trace — but quickly gets weird. Critic Etelka Lehoczky says it's full of "goofy joy."


Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron, 'Eightball' Will Knock You Out

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Daniel Clowes is one of the greatest artists in modern comics, and now his seminal '90s work is out in a deluxe box set — not just Ghost World but his fascinatingly autobiographical gripe sessions.


Words Work Miracles (Scary, Scary Miracles) In 'King In Yellow'

Thursday, June 18, 2015

True Detective fans might want to pick up I.N.J. Culbard's lush graphic adaptation of this weird fiction classic — frequently referenced on the show — in which a cursed play drives its readers mad.


Who's That Batgirl? 'Burnside' Charms Despite Stumbles

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Barbara Gordon gets a perky makeover in the new Batgirl Vol. 1. Critic Etelka Lehoczky says the series is a clever exploration of identity in the digital age, but suffers from occasional cluelessness.


The Truth About 'Mike's Place'

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Mike's Place is a real-life beach bar in Tel Aviv that could be Israel's answer to Cheers. But it's no sitcom. A graphic novel recounts the 2003 suicide bombing that left owners and patrons in shock.


'SuperMutant Magic Academy' Is Hogwarts With Nuts (And A Cherry)

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Kurt Vonnegut once famously described book critics as donning armor to battle a hot fudge sundae. Jillian Tamaki takes on Harry Potter in SuperMutant Magic Academy, but she's tossing marshmallows.