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Etelka Lehoczky

Etelka Lehoczky appears in the following:

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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A City Full Of Contradictions, And A Trilogy To Match In 'Nocturne'

Sunday, April 26, 2015

The second volume of Anne Opotowsky's lavish trilogy about the Kowloon Walled City is like the city itself — vibrant and contradictory, its skilled atmospherics sometimes marred by sloppy art.

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'Lovelace And Babbage' Is A Thrilling Adventure

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Sydney Padua's rollicking graphic novel about computing pioneers Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace transforms punch cards and little brass cogs into the stuff of legend, says critic Etelka Lehoczky.

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'Lulu Anew' Is No Lifetime Movie

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Étienne Davodeau's new graphic novel sounds like it could be laden with chick-flick schmaltz, but critic Etelka Lehoczky says this tale of female self-discovery is fresh, funny and unexpected.

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The 1970s, Warts (And More Warts) In 'Inner City Romance'

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Underground cartoonist Guy Colwell's dyspeptic chronicle of the 1970s captures a decade when idealism was out of style. Reviewer Etelka Lehoczky says Colwell's style is uneven but at times beautiful.

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'Displacement' Floats Too Close To The Surface

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Lucy Knisley's new Displacement is a buoyant memoir of a cruise with her elderly grandparents. Reviewer Etelka Lehoczky says the book is engaging and lovely, but snorkels when it should dive deep.

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Low-Key, Real-Life Heroism In 'March: Book Two'

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Rep. John Lewis continues his graphic memoir series about the civil rights movement in March: Book Two. He isn't afraid to humble the famous and focus on those whom history often overlooks.

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A Cool, Painstaking Account Of A Difficult Past In 'Fatherland'

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Nina Bunjevac tackles two troublesome subjects in Fatherland: Her Serbian nationalist father, and the occasionally violent, extremist history of his country — all in a controlled, icy-cool style.

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Millennia Of History, Beautifully Illustrated 'Here' In One Room

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Richard McGuire's Here started small — as an underground magazine cartoon 25 years ago. But it's grown to an epoch-spanning narrative that captures all the bits of history happening in one room.

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Purple Spirit Ninjas And Mohawked Foxes: 'Shutter' Is A New Adventure

Saturday, November 29, 2014

The first six issues of Shutter have been released as a trade paperback, and critic Etelka Lehoczky praises the comic's decidedly pointed take on classic exploration and adventure narratives.

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