Amelia Reviewed in The NY Times


Here’s a pleasant surprise from last week: Amelia Earhart – This Broad Ocean was reviewed in the Sunday (3/14) New York Times books section–certainly the highest profile review any project I’ve worked on has received.

It’s very well written, even captivating at times, and Ben Towle’s black, white and blue art suggests the feeling of flight when it moves from panel-packed spreads to more open and expansive ones as the story, along with Amelia’s plane, takes off. The presentation — a sort of graphic-novel-style biography — is a breath of fresh air. ( read… )

The image above was included in the print edition as well.


  1. Robin says:

    Hey Ben, a NYT review? Wow! Congratulations!

  2. Jordan says:

    You’re big time now!

  3. Ben says:

    Do I have to start reading Paul Auster novels and going to musicals now?

  4. Emily says:

    Wow Ben – that is great! Congratulations…

  5. Andrea says:

    Awesome news Ben!! Congrats!

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