Posts Tagged: graphic novels

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

“Ballad” is Strange and Satisfying Work of Art Disguised as a Children’s Book

Ballad is a pleasure to hold. Measuring 1.2 x 5.5 x 7 inches, the book is both tiny and thick. The hardcover binding immediately gives a tactile pleasure to the reader with its textured surface. The pleasures continue with print-block

“Ballad” is Strange and Satisfying Work of Art Disguised as a Children’s Book

Ballad is a pleasure to hold. Measuring 1.2 x 5.5 x 7 inches, the book is both tiny and thick. The hardcover binding immediately gives a tactile pleasure to the reader with its textured surface. The pleasures continue with print-block

Teen Book Con: Houston YA Fans Can Meet Over 20 Authors FREE!

TeenBookCon is one of the largest book events in Houston each year and it is completely free to attend! Each year the convention is held with the sole intent of exposing kids to author and their books, and authors to

Teen Book Con: Houston YA Fans Can Meet Over 20 Authors FREE!

TeenBookCon is one of the largest book events in Houston each year and it is completely free to attend! Each year the convention is held with the sole intent of exposing kids to author and their books, and authors to

Ben Hatke’s “Little Robot” is an Almost Wordless GN Filled with Humor and Heart

Ben Hatke describes his book Little Robot as, “My little love letter to summer and friendship and robots and makers.” Three years ago Hatke began a web comic with the robot and what it has become is a beautifully rendered,

Ben Hatke’s “Little Robot” is an Almost Wordless GN Filled with Humor and Heart

Ben Hatke describes his book Little Robot as, “My little love letter to summer and friendship and robots and makers.” Three years ago Hatke began a web comic with the robot and what it has become is a beautifully rendered,

5 Stars for the Multi-Layered Graphic Novel, “First Man: Reimaging Matthew Henson”

If I had an endless supply of money, I would buy a copy of this book for every school library in the United States. The book succeeds on countless levels and leaves the reader with the desire to dig through

5 Stars for the Multi-Layered Graphic Novel, “First Man: Reimaging Matthew Henson”

If I had an endless supply of money, I would buy a copy of this book for every school library in the United States. The book succeeds on countless levels and leaves the reader with the desire to dig through

The Graphic Novel “Lowriders in Space” is an Answer to the Cry For Diverse Books

From the first frame which shouts, “GOOD MORNING,” in old-timey neon letters readers can’t help but get sucked in to Lowriders in Space. This fantastical tale of three friends who team up to make their dream of owning their own

The Graphic Novel “Lowriders in Space” is an Answer to the Cry For Diverse Books

From the first frame which shouts, “GOOD MORNING,” in old-timey neon letters readers can’t help but get sucked in to Lowriders in Space. This fantastical tale of three friends who team up to make their dream of owning their own

Daniel Clowe’s Classic Graphic Novel “Ice Haven” was a Banned Book

In 2008 a high-school teacher in Connecticut was forced to quit his job after a parent complained to the principal and filed a complaint with the police department because a student in his class choose a book off of his

Daniel Clowe’s Classic Graphic Novel “Ice Haven” was a Banned Book

In 2008 a high-school teacher in Connecticut was forced to quit his job after a parent complained to the principal and filed a complaint with the police department because a student in his class choose a book off of his