Publisher: Image Comics

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
Review: Pretty Deadly Vol. 1 by Kelly Sue DeConnick

Review: Pretty Deadly Vol. 1 by Kelly Sue DeConnick

There’s a special kind of chaos that went into the creation of PRETTY DEADLY. The installments begin from the POV of a bunny and a butterfly, told fable-style, but as the main characters are human, there’s a significance to our animal narrators that isn’t immediately understood. I say “understood” b/c there’s a lot that is […]

— Posted January 25, 2017 by Jessica / 5 Comments
The Wicked + The Divine by Kieron Gillen

The Wicked + The Divine by Kieron Gillen

SO. Every ninety years a bunch of gods take over the bodies of a bunch of teenagers to live as pop stars for two years before they die. Riiiiight. B/c gods have nothing better to do than become Taylor Swift. Fame is everything. Worship. Adulation. Whatever, I’m bored. Know what else is boring? They don’t […]

— Posted January 6, 2017 by Jessica / 4 Comments