Tag: Review

Review: The New Deadwardians and Wild’s End, Vol. 1

by Nick Bridwell The New Deadwardians – Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard (DC Comics/Vertigo) Wild’s End, Vol. 1 – Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard (BOOM! Studios) I am going to compare these two books as if they are the only two works I’ve read

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Review: The Classic Comic Colouring Book

by Beth C. The Classic Comic Colouring Book – Various Artists (Michael O’Mara Books, Ltd) The Classic Comic Colouring Book is filled with over 100 vintage comic book covers that span the genres of romance, mystery, action, adventure, sci-fi, horror, and more! Since the comic covers

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Review: Jewish Comix Anthology, Volume 1

by Matt Reingold Jewish Comix Anthology, Volume 1 – edited by Steven M. Bergson (Alternate History Comics, Inc.) Steven Bergson’s Jewish Comix Anthology, Volume 1 was published in 2014 by Alternate History Comics and features work by famous writers and illustrators like

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Review: Deep Dark Fears

by Beth C. Deep Dark Fears – Fran Krause (Ten Speed Press) We all have deep dark fears but we usually keep them a deep dark secret. We don’t even tell our BFFs or significant others about them. Nor do

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Review: Lobster Is the Best Medicine: A Collection of Comics about Friendship

by Beth C. Lobster Is the Best Medicine: A Collection of Comics about Friendship – Liz Climo  (Running Press) I fell hard for Liz Climo from the very first comic in her debut collection of comics, The Little World of Liz

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Review: The Divine

by Pedro Moura The Divine – Asaf Hanuka, Tomer Hanuka, and Boaz Lavie (First Second) We have been witnessing an international trend of titles that present, time and again, well-rounded and beautifully crafted books, with solid writing and artwork and

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Review: The Realist

by Matt Reingold The Realist – Asaf Hanuka (BOOM! Studios/Archaia) Israeli artist Asaf Hanuka’s The Realist is a collection of previously published web-comics gathered together for the first time for an English audience. Within the book, each comic totals one page with the number

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Review: WuMo: Something Is Wrong

by Beth C. WuMo: Something Is Wrong – Michael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler  (Andrews McMeel Publishing) The story of how the creators of the WuMo comic strip got their lucky break begins with an impromptu creative session. In 2001, Michael Wulff and Anders

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Review: The Wild Piano: A Philemon Adventure

by Beth C. The Wild Piano: A Philemon Adventure – Fred  (TOON Books) Last fall, Cast Away on the Letter A: A Philemon Adventure, written and illustrated by Frédéric Othon Aristid — better known as Fred — received so much advance praise and was so

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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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