Category: Graphic Novel

Review: Locke & Key, Vol. 1 by Joe Hill

Review: Locke & Key, Vol. 1 by Joe Hill

LOCKE & KEY is super popular as far as graphic novels go—it’s near the top of every Goodreads best-graphic-novels-in-the-history-of-ever list—so I snagged it despite my usual avoidance of all things horror . . . I really shouldn’t have. Not b/c horror, although it was pretty horrific at times, but b/c it was pure chaos. The […]

— Posted July 28, 2017 by Jessica / 3 Comments
Review: Monstress, Vol 2 by Marjorie Liu

Review: Monstress, Vol 2 by Marjorie Liu

The second collection of MONSTRESS is centered around Maika Halfwolf retracing her mother’s steps in an attempt to discover how to rid herself of the monster that lives inside of her. Like that’s going to be possible. *rolls eyes* The journey is interesting despite its pointlessness. We learn much about Maika’s family and meet her […]

— Posted July 14, 2017 by Jessica / 1 Comment
Review: Saga, Vol. 7 by Brian K. Vaughan

Review: Saga, Vol. 7 by Brian K. Vaughan

2016 was the year of the graphic novel for me—between Fables and Monstress, I was well and truly hooked, but it was Brian K. Vaughan’s SAGA that blew my mind and showed me that, similar to (good) poetry, graphic novels could pack all the insights and feelings of a first person POV full-length novel into […]

— Posted April 5, 2017 by Jessica / 4 Comments
Review: Lazarus, Vol. 1 by Greg Rucka

Review: Lazarus, Vol. 1 by Greg Rucka

With a title like LAZARUS, it should be obvious that this graphic novel has something to do with someone coming back from the dead . . . But I didn’t really think about that (tangentially related to my reluctance to read blurbs, I think), or the implications, and I had a momentary panic attack during […]

— Posted March 24, 2017 by Jessica / 1 Comment
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