Category: Andy Wolverton

Review: Last of the Sandwalkers

by Andy Wolverton Last of the Sandwalkers – Jay Hosler (First Second) I’m always in favor of more graphic novels that have anything to do with science. Part of that comes from being a science idiot and wanting to learn more through

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Review: Last Man, Vol. 1: The Stranger

by Andy Wolverton Last Man, Volume I: The Stranger – Balak, Michaël Sanlauille, and Bastien Vivès (First Second) A 12-year-old boy named Adrian can’t wait to compete in the upcoming fighting tournament, an annual event in his medieval-looking village. Adrian’s slight, but he’s

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Review: The Dead Rider: Crown of Souls

by Andy Wolverton The Dead Rider: Crown of Souls – Kev Ferrara (Dark Horse) I have strong childhood memories of raiding my older brother’s stashes of Creepy and Eerie when he wasn’t around. Even though those magazines contained black-and-white stories (as

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Review: Criminal, Vol. 1: Coward

by Andy Wolverton Criminal, Vol. 1: Coward – Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, Val Staples (Image Comics) You’ll find more depth in the first four pages of Criminal, Vol. 1: Coward than in most other 32-page comics, and once the hook

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Commentary: The Complete Peanuts – An Appreciation

by Andy Wolverton “Well! Here comes ol’ Charlie Brown! Good ol’ Charlie Brown… yes, sir! Good ol’ Charlie Brown… How I hate him!” Longtime fans of the newspaper strip Peanuts (which ran from October 1950 to February 2000) may not

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Review: Beware… Volume One: Citizen Science

by Andy Wolverton Beware… Volume One: Citizen Science – Will Perkins and Mike D. Perkins (215 Ink) Four of the five stories in Beware… Volume One: Citizen Science take place in the town of Haven Hallows, where weird occurrences are cropping up

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Review: Kinski

by Andy Wolverton Kinski – Gabriel Hardman (Image Comics) Just look at that face. Who can resist the cute little guy on the cover of Gabriel Hardman’s new graphic novel Kinski? Certainly not Joe, a traveling salesman who meets the

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Review: The Collector

by Andy Wolverton The Collector – Sergio Toppi. Translated by Edward Gauvin (BOOM! Studios-Archaia) “I always get what I want.” – The Collector A man fishes off the bank of a quiet creek in a remote area of northwestern Missouri in 1880. He’s a

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Review: Cat Dad, King of the Goblins

by Andy Wolverton Cat Dad, King of the Goblins – Britt Wilson (Koyama Press) Things are a little crazy at Miri and Luey’s house. Their mom turned their dad into a cat, which didn’t seem like such a bad idea until

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Review: The Warren Commission Report: A Graphic Investigation into the Kennedy Assassination

by Andy Wolverton The Warren Commission Report: A Graphic Investigation into the Kennedy Assassination – Dan Mishkin, Ernie Colón, and Jerzy Drozd (Abrams ComicArts) According to WorldCat, over 2,500 books have been written about the assassination of John F. Kennedy in the past

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Review: Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor

by Andy Wolverton Syllabus – Lynda Barry (Drawn & Quarterly) I’m always intrigued by the creative process, and having been a former teacher, I never tire of learning how creators go about instructing others. Since most of us will probably never

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Review: The Complete Silencers

by Andy Wolverton The Complete Silencers – Fred Van Lente and Steve Ellis (Dark Horse) Let’s hope this won’t happen for a long, long time, but someone should really start petitioning science to preserve and study Fred Van Lente’s brain.

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