Category Archives: graphic novel

Meta: Tidebreaker by Danielle Paige

There is a really sad and mistaken belief in women’s fiction (especially YA) that in order for a woman to be taken seriously, she has to go out and do stupid things, pointless things, and then be taught a lesson … Continue reading

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Captain Ginger Volume 1 by Stuart Moore, June Brigman

I really wanted to like this – something different and perhaps fun and interesting. I had hoped for different stories: perhaps a space opera, a quirky and humorous play on the love of cats, or just a fun yarn. But … Continue reading

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The Witcher Volume 4: Of Flesh and Flame by Aleksandra Motyka, Marianna Strychoska

I have been a fan of the books and the game and enjoyed the comics. As far as this one goes, it stays true to the game Witcher (perhaps a bit too much, if I’m honest) and includes Dandelion, which … Continue reading

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Lady Mechanika Volume 5: La Belle Dame Sans Merci

In many ways, the creative team here is tightening up and improving quite a bit: the story is less wordy, the illustration and coloring more consistent and (dare I say?) fleshed out, and the story this time felt much more … Continue reading

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The Magic order by Mark Millar and Olivier Coipel

I really enjoyed this very adult urban fantasy that clearly has its inspiration from Harry Potter. As a bit of escapism, it definitely kept my attention through to the end. The art was very well done and captured the emotions … Continue reading

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Avatar The Last Airbender Imbalance 2

One thing I can definitely say about all these Avatar books (for both Korra’s and Aang’s stories) is that they are very high quality, true to the Avatar world, and with brilliant illustration work. They are a great way to … Continue reading

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The Legend of Korra Turf Wars

Turf Wars nicely continues right where the series left off – starting with Korra and Asami enjoying their time in the Spirit World. It is a seamless transition that allows us to follow Korra’s story without feeling too much was … Continue reading

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