Category Archives: graphic novel

Skyward by Joe Henderson, Lee Garbett, Antonio Fabela

I greatly enjoyed Skyward. It is clear author Henderson had a fun time with the concept and characters and that made for an engaging read. The art is bright, clean, and inspired – matching the story perfectly. Of course, don’t … Continue reading

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Last Pick Volume 1 by Jason Walz

Last Pick is an easy-to-follow sci fi story about alien invasion. The plot focuses on twins – one autistic and one who learns to stand up for her unusual brother, and their somewhat dysfunctional relationship. There is a huge cliffhanger … Continue reading

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The Wormwood Saga Volume 2: The Shelter of Hope by Daniel Lieske

With book two, we get a better understanding of the plot of the series though unfortunately it does fall into the typical ‘chosen one questing through strange fantasy world’ that we have seen so often. New cities are introduced and … Continue reading

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Ghostbusters: Who Yah Gonna Call

I am really enjoying these Ghostbusters comics. Rarely have I seen anyone really capture the essence of the characters so well – the witty dialogue, the personality quirks, and the cartoon’s brightly animated color schemes. But the downside is that … Continue reading

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The Once and Future Queen by Adam P. Knave, D.J. Kirkbride

Perhaps because I am of the generation who was blown away by Camelot 3000, I didn’t enjoy The Once and Future Queen as much as I wanted. This is by no means a terrible series and a lot of the … Continue reading

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Lady Mechanika 4 by Joe Benítez, M M Chen

I have read all the Lady Mechanika graphic novels and by this fourth volume, still consider them a guilty pleasure. The art is breathtaking and each page background is so beautifully embellished that it almost makes up for a good … Continue reading

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Barbarella by Mike Carey

I really did not enjoy this title. What I had hoped for was some campy fun with a bit of fan service thrown in. The original comics and movie were deliciously counter-culture at the time – making them shocking in … Continue reading

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