Sequential State – the comics criticism archive of Alex Hoffman

Tag: new york review comics

  • Review: Letter to Survivors by GÉBÉ

    Review: Letter to Survivors by GÉBÉ

    Given recent political maneuverings and dire climate catastrophe, it feels like the dim haze of the apocalypse is just around the corner. GÉBÉ’s 1982 comic Lettre aux survivants has been recently translated and published in English as Letter to Survivors by New York Review Comics, and this book was originally published at a time when […]

  • Review: Piero by Edmond Baudoin

    Review: Piero by Edmond Baudoin

    New York Review Comics has quietly become one of my favorite comics publishers over the last two years. At the end of 2018, they published a slim volume of comics by Edmond Baudoin titled Piero. Baudoin is celebrated as a master cartoonist in Europe, but this book is one of the first of his comics […]

  • Review: Father and Son by E.O. Plauen

    Review: Father and Son by E.O. Plauen

    In today’s review, I’m taking a look at Father and Son, a collection of reprinted work. I’ve been thinking a lot about reprints ever since RJ Casey’s piece on The Comics Journal garnered so much attention. Earlier this fall, RJ Casey wrote a long article about Yoe Books and made an impassioned argument against sloppy, […]