Posts Tagged: First Second

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

Demon Vol. 2 by Jason Shiga is Gruesome, Demented Fun

* This graphic novel is NOT FOR KIDS. It is meant for mature audiences…who like gory stuff.* Having never read Volume 1 of Demon, I was expecting to have a bit of an issue sinking into Volume 2. Instead, I

Demon Vol. 2 by Jason Shiga is Gruesome, Demented Fun

* This graphic novel is NOT FOR KIDS. It is meant for mature audiences…who like gory stuff.* Having never read Volume 1 of Demon, I was expecting to have a bit of an issue sinking into Volume 2. Instead, I

Book Review: “Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling” is a Smashing, Swashbuckling Graphic Novel Success

We open to a scene in Portugal. Mister Selim, Delilah’s companion is creating a fiery distraction for her courageous rescue attempt. Twenty four pages of action, swoops, sword play and fire follow, welcoming readers to the latest adventure of Delilah

Book Review: “Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling” is a Smashing, Swashbuckling Graphic Novel Success

We open to a scene in Portugal. Mister Selim, Delilah’s companion is creating a fiery distraction for her courageous rescue attempt. Twenty four pages of action, swoops, sword play and fire follow, welcoming readers to the latest adventure of Delilah

“The Shadow Hero” by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew Brings the Golden Age Comics Back to Life

The Shadow Hero is a grand undertaking by acclaimed artist and author Gene Luen Yang and illustrator Sonny Liew. In the 1940’s, known as the Golden Age of comics, unknown cartoonist Chu Hing created a World war II superhero named

“The Shadow Hero” by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew Brings the Golden Age Comics Back to Life

The Shadow Hero is a grand undertaking by acclaimed artist and author Gene Luen Yang and illustrator Sonny Liew. In the 1940’s, known as the Golden Age of comics, unknown cartoonist Chu Hing created a World war II superhero named

‘Sleep Tight, Anna Banana!’ is a Sweet Traditional Tale About Falling Asleep

Anna does not want to go to sleep. She tries to read to help her body to want to shut down for awhile but instead becomes so engaged in her book that she keeps up her stuffed pals: Zigzag, Fuzzball,

‘Sleep Tight, Anna Banana!’ is a Sweet Traditional Tale About Falling Asleep

Anna does not want to go to sleep. She tries to read to help her body to want to shut down for awhile but instead becomes so engaged in her book that she keeps up her stuffed pals: Zigzag, Fuzzball,

‘This One Summer’ Shines with Joy and Rains with Despair in a Touching Coming of Age Story

Awago Beach is the where Rose and her family spend their summers. Her friend Windy and her non-traditional family also spend every summer at a house on Awago Beach. The beauty of This One Summer is that it, like life,

‘This One Summer’ Shines with Joy and Rains with Despair in a Touching Coming of Age Story

Awago Beach is the where Rose and her family spend their summers. Her friend Windy and her non-traditional family also spend every summer at a house on Awago Beach. The beauty of This One Summer is that it, like life,