Author Spotlight: Shaun Tan

Picture Books For Adults: The Whimsical Art of Shaun Tan

Tales from Outer Suburbia

Arthur A. Levine Books, Hardcover, 96 pp.
February 1, 2009

Today’s graphic novels are striving to prove to literati that they aren’t just kids’ stuff. By tackling adult themes and employing sophisticated art styles, writers and artists like Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean have shown us what lies beyond the superhero weekly; in doing so they have changed our perception of what graphic novels can be. Continue reading