Category Archives: graphic novel

Taproot by Keezy Young

Taproot is a gentle, inviting, and nicely told urban fantasy of a young man in love with gardening and the ghost in love with him. It draws you in immediately and it is a story you want to follow as … Continue reading

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Monstress Volume 2 by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

Where Monstress Volume 1 felt more of a cypher than a full tale, Volume 2 solidifies the story while never giving away too much of the lore. The art work, as always, is breathtaking; more than a pretty face, the … Continue reading

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Horizon Volume 1 by Brandon Thomas,

What Horizon Volume 1 wanted to be was a high stakes, high octane sci fi actioner. But something was lost in the application – a concept that was never fleshed out enough to be anything more than nebulous and disenfranchising. … Continue reading

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Water Memory by Mathieu Reyn├Ęs

Water Memory feels like a title in search of a good story. We have a girl whose age isn’t stated, in a sea town that isn’t identified, with folklore that isn’t culture-oriented, and a lot of clues/mystery that never seem … Continue reading

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Generations by Flavia Biondi

Some books are just pitch perfect – a harmonious blend of nuanced characters and evocative storytelling coupled with emotive graphics. With Generations, Flavia Biondi has created a thoughtful story full of pathos and heart – a perfect ode that seamlessly … Continue reading

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Snowfall by Joe Harris and Martin Morazzo

Snowfall feels like an homage to The Watchmen; not because it is an ensemble piece (it isn’t) but because we are given a cast of characters who are all very flawed and very unlikable. And like the Watchmen and its … Continue reading

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Alexander Hamilton, The Graphic Novel by Jonathan Hennessey, Justin Greenwood

While I love both history books and graphic novels, I also want a purpose when putting the two together. How will the images help the text – and how will the text fill in the blanks between the images? With … Continue reading

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