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Arts & Culture
Fri July 25, 2003
Review: Blankets, summer's biggest graphic novel
By Alan Doane
Albany, NY – Graphic novels are different from pamphlet-sized monthly comic books aimed at children and nostalgic adults. The best graphic novels target adult readers looking for sophisticated reading material that can often enlighten and inform in addition to providing hours of entertainment. At this year's San Diego comics convention, Top Shelf Productions made a splash with one of the most anticipated graphic novels of the year, "Blankets" by Craig Thompson. WAMC's Alan Doane looks at "Blankets."