Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Rithmatist by Sanderson

This is a mixed review – my husband gives it 5 stars, I gave it 3 stars.  Hence, 4 starts here. The book is solidly written – I’ve not read any other Sanderson books but obviously this was done by … Continue reading

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Artemis Fowl by Colfer and Rigano

I had read all the original novels and was curious how they would translate as a graphic novel.  I liked the first in the series and this second is even better. Artist Giovanni Rigano does an excellent job of capturing … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice by Edginton, Deas

This is the second graphic novel adapatation of this story I’ve read (and know of 2 other), in addition to the paranormal/parodies) and definitely one of the better.  The artwork is clean and easy to follow and the story a … Continue reading

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VERY One-Note and Unfunny Parody

A parody really has to be intelligent – get the look and feel of the original source material and then skew it but still keep that heart. Otherwise, what you are left with feels like the 10 year old in … Continue reading

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Interesting But Very Short

I had a chance to read both part 1 and part 2 at the same time. Although I’ve never read Harris’ books and only saw a couple of episodes of True Blood, I still greatly enjoyed this adaptation of the … Continue reading

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Great Mid Century Modern Homage

I really enjoyed this title and couldn’t put it down once I started. It pays more than a little homage to mid century modern aesthetics, humor, dialogue, and setting (from the quirky TV Avengers to jingoistic 50s sci fi American … Continue reading

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Saga Volume 2 by Vaughan and Staples

This really is a cut above nearly any graphic novel I have ever read. On the surface, the book is about two star crossed lovers on the lam and hunted by several parties.  The narrator is their newborn daughter and … Continue reading

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