Book Review

Teen Titans: Raven – Kami Garcia

Teen Titans: Raven by Kami GarciaMy rating: 4.5 of 5 starsAs I mentioned in my Beast Boy review, I didn't watch too much of the Teen Titans tv show nor did I read many of their comics. I know the characters, but not well enough to be an expert on their backstories and origins, nuances… Continue reading Teen Titans: Raven – Kami Garcia

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Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor, Vol. 1: A New Beginning – Jody Houser

Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor, Vol. 1: A New Beginning by Jody HouserMy rating: 3 of 5 starsI love the show Doctor Who and I wanted to see how this graphic novel was. It is the first featuring the thirteenth doctor, so I thought it would make for a good starting point. Honestly, I was… Continue reading Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor, Vol. 1: A New Beginning – Jody Houser

4 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Teen Titans: Beast Boy – Kami Garcia

Teen Titans: Beast Boy by Kami GarciaMy rating: 4.5 of 5 starsAs much as I love superheroes, I never really read any of the Teen Titans stuff nor did I watch more than a few episodes of the show. I honestly didn't know what to expect and wasn't sure if I would enjoy without any… Continue reading Teen Titans: Beast Boy – Kami Garcia

Book Review

Catwoman, Vol. 1: Copycats – Joelle Jones

Catwoman, Vol. 1: Copycats by JoĆ«lle JonesMy rating: 3 of 5 starsAs much as I enjoy some iterations of Catwoman, I have not followed her storyline particularly closely so I was curious to see how well she would hold up in the first entry in this new series. One of my coworkers wanted to borrow… Continue reading Catwoman, Vol. 1: Copycats – Joelle Jones

Book Review

New Kid – Jerry Craft

New Kid by Jerry CraftMy rating: 4 of 5 starsNew Kid is an incredibly accessible graphic novel that introduces us to seventh-grader Jordan and his life as the new kid in a new school. As a black kid, he experiences daily micro aggressions in his new school. He watches other kids be stereotyped and labeled.… Continue reading New Kid – Jerry Craft

Book Review

Snug – Catana Chetwynd (Mini Review)

Snug: A Collection of Comics about Dating Your Best Friend by Catana ChetwyndMy rating: 3.5 of 5 starsSnug by Catana Chetwynd is a book that compiles the author/illustrator's comics about her life with her boyfriend (and best friend.) It was such a cute premise and I wanted to like it (and I did), but it… Continue reading Snug – Catana Chetwynd (Mini Review)

Book Review

Be Everything At Once: Tales of a Cartoonist Lady Person – Dami Lee

Be Everything at Once: Tales of a Cartoonist Lady Person by Dami LeeMy rating: 4 of 5 starsBe Everything at Once is a graphic novel that collects a number of Dami Lee's webcomics from "As Per Usual" and turns them into a humorous and relatable memoir. Dami Lee has moved between the United States and… Continue reading Be Everything At Once: Tales of a Cartoonist Lady Person – Dami Lee

Book Review

You Brought Me the Ocean – Alex Sanchez

You Brought Me the Ocean by Alex SanchezMy rating: 3 of 5 starsI liked the premise of the book, unfortunately, this was my least favorite of the four graphic novels that DC Ink provided me for review. I felt that the writing and art were weaker than the other three. Each of these stories were… Continue reading You Brought Me the Ocean – Alex Sanchez

4 Star Reads, Book Review, graphic novels

Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed – Laurie Halse Anderson

Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed by Laurie Halse AndersonMy rating: 4 of 5 starsWonder Woman: Tempest Tossed by Laurie Halse Anderson is a great coming of age graphic novel that explores who Diana is before she is truly Wonder Woman. The character and story bring a lot of humanity to a superhero that, while beloved, might… Continue reading Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed – Laurie Halse Anderson

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Superman Smashes the Klan – Gene Luen Yang

Superman Smashes The Klan by Gene Luen YangMy rating: 4 of 5 starsOne reason that I like Gene Luen Yang so much as a writer is that he is both entertaining and informative. It is clear in his writing that he loves history and he can bring it to life in his graphic novels. Another… Continue reading Superman Smashes the Klan – Gene Luen Yang