Category Archives: comic books

“Nimona” is a Fiesty Whirlwild of Adventure, Romance and Humor in a Medieval Sci-Fi Setting.

Author and Illustrator Noelle Stevenson has succeeded at the complex feat of creating a story that is at once familiar and completely original. Her writing is comfortable but unexpected. The characters resemble tropes but then far supersede them. There is

“Nimona” is a Fiesty Whirlwild of Adventure, Romance and Humor in a Medieval Sci-Fi Setting.

Author and Illustrator Noelle Stevenson has succeeded at the complex feat of creating a story that is at once familiar and completely original. Her writing is comfortable but unexpected. The characters resemble tropes but then far supersede them. There is

“The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans” is a Glorious, Gory, True Crime, Horror, Graphic Novel

Unbeknownst to me, Author and Illustrator Rick Geary has been producing a series of glorious true crime graphic novels since the 1980's. His first series, A Treasury of Victorian Murders included volumes on Jack the Ripper, Lizzie Borden, H.H. Holmes

“The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans” is a Glorious, Gory, True Crime, Horror, Graphic Novel

Unbeknownst to me, Author and Illustrator Rick Geary has been producing a series of glorious true crime graphic novels since the 1980's. His first series, A Treasury of Victorian Murders included volumes on Jack the Ripper, Lizzie Borden, H.H. Holmes

“The Big Bad Fox” is Pure Delight

From Aesop’s Fables to the Fantastic Mr. Fox, stories of the complicated relationships between chickens and foxes have been told and imagined throughout history. The Big Bad Fox manages to find a new tale to tell with slapstick bravado. Author,

“The Big Bad Fox” is Pure Delight

From Aesop’s Fables to the Fantastic Mr. Fox, stories of the complicated relationships between chickens and foxes have been told and imagined throughout history. The Big Bad Fox manages to find a new tale to tell with slapstick bravado. Author,

“I’m Sunny” is Worlds of Wonderful

Straightening the library today I came upon a board book which was made by the powerhouse graphic novel duo, Jennifer and Matthew Holm. It’s called I’m Sunny! and is a pure delight. More than just an intro to comic books,

“I’m Sunny” is Worlds of Wonderful

Straightening the library today I came upon a board book which was made by the powerhouse graphic novel duo, Jennifer and Matthew Holm. It’s called I’m Sunny! and is a pure delight. More than just an intro to comic books,

Scott Westerfeld’s “Spill Zone” is Graphic Novel Gold

Addison’s world has been obliterated. An unexplained “spill” disaster has destroyed Poughkeepsie and any living creatures who were exposed to the spill are now frozen in a meat puppet state. The area is quarantined and named, the Spill Zone. Knowing

Scott Westerfeld’s “Spill Zone” is Graphic Novel Gold

Addison’s world has been obliterated. An unexplained “spill” disaster has destroyed Poughkeepsie and any living creatures who were exposed to the spill are now frozen in a meat puppet state. The area is quarantined and named, the Spill Zone. Knowing

“Decelerate Blue” is a Striking Futuristic Graphic Novel

In a world where brevity, speed and conformity are celebrated, Angela is disillusioned by life. She feels disconnected from her family and is questioning the value of the ruling government, the Guarantee Committee. She receives a secret “antique version” (which

“Decelerate Blue” is a Striking Futuristic Graphic Novel

In a world where brevity, speed and conformity are celebrated, Angela is disillusioned by life. She feels disconnected from her family and is questioning the value of the ruling government, the Guarantee Committee. She receives a secret “antique version” (which

Girl Power to the Max! “Lumberjanes” Delivers Adventure and Laughs with Great Female Characters

When Lumberjanes was released in 2015 there was a lot of buzz in the graphic novel and YA communities. Sad to say that it is still relatively rare for a predominately female comic to hit the market. It’s even more

Girl Power to the Max! “Lumberjanes” Delivers Adventure and Laughs with Great Female Characters

When Lumberjanes was released in 2015 there was a lot of buzz in the graphic novel and YA communities. Sad to say that it is still relatively rare for a predominately female comic to hit the market. It’s even more