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Saga, Locke & Key, Sugar Skull, Julio’s Day, Building Stories And You’re All Just Jealous Of My Jetpack All Make The Angoulême Official Selection For 2015

The Angoulême Official Selection 2015 lists are out, collecting what the body who put on the world’s largest comic book art festival consider to be the best comic book works published this year. In French. Notable listed items originally published in English on the Official Selection include Saga by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples, Building […]

Amazon Glitchwatch: Chris Ware’s Building Stories Is Now £4.99

It’s one of the greatest comic books of the decade. Building Stories by Chris Ware. Currently this massive comics about buildings and the way humans live in and around them, that breaks the comic book format into creating separate items that all link together, in one big box is now £4.99 on Amazon.co.uk. Instead of […]


Chris Ware – Telling And Retelling Stories About Ourselves

Ramon Vitral recently interviewed Chris Ware for the Brazilian magazine Galileu. Bleeding Cool is happy to exclusively run the original English version. Building Stories comprises 14 publications and you haven’t set a reading sequence. Based on analytic combinatorics, I’ve found that there are 87 billions, 178 million, 291 thousand and 200 different possibilities of reading it. […]

Gigantic Beard Beats Building Stories At 9th Art Awards

Gary Gray, our Senior Scottish Correspondent, writes; As part of the Stripped strand at the Edinburgh Book Festival Graphic Scotland held an awards ceremony for the inaugural 9th Art Awards  last night, as some of you may know the 9th Art is a French term that describes comics as being the ninth type of art. […]

Aftermath Of The Eisners 2013 – Building Glories

Cameron Hatheway writes; Last Friday the Eisner Awards happened, and quite a few lucky people went home with glory, praise, respect, and most importantly a shiny Eisner award. In the weeks and months leading up to the awards ceremony, I was writing articles and sharing my picks with you all, and now we’re going to […]

Countdown To The Eisners – Best Graphic Album-New

 By Cameron Hatheway If this were the Academy Awards, this may be the grand finale of categories for some fans. It’s certainly a category that people pay attention to, for the winner could be the next big present this holiday season for people to give to friends and family who are trying to get into […]

Wednesday Runaround – Ornamental Powers

DC WOMEN CHRISTMASSING TREES I’m dreaming of a Brown Christmas… THE DISCERNING PIRATE Amazing Spider-Man #700 and Avenging Spider-Man #15.1 have both been torrented. Justice League #15 and Aquaman #15, not so much. GOLDEN AGED Dan DiDio has Facebooked that DC Comics no longer own the rights to Doc Savage, Avenger and The Spirit. But […]

Building Stories All Sold Out From Amazon And Barnes And Noble Before Christmas

Building Stories by Chris Ware is one of those perfect Christmas gifts for comic book readers. A collection of a variety of comics, newspapers, pamphlets that tell one story in many different ways, it is bound to top a number of people’s best-of-year lists. That’s if you can find it. Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk are out. […]

Amazon’s Top Ten Graphic Novels Of 2012

Amazon.com has run its list of the best graphic novels of 2012. Come on guys, there’s still a month and a half to go! Have you even read the new Grandville yet? The No 1 book, Building Stories by Chris Ware, also gets a mention in no 11 in Amazon’s best of all books of […]


Why You Must Destroy Chris Ware’s Latest Print For November

Chris Ware’s Building Stories from Pantheon is a much anticipated, massive comic dedicated to our city dwelling follies. Which is why I now have to also buy the cut-out-and-assemble version. And then do as it instructs. The Multi-Story Buliding Model – Chris Ware Portfolio is signed limited edition thirteen sheet print that encourages you to destroy […]