Tag Archives: Graphic Novels

Review of Moonshine vol. 1 by Brian Azzarello

Moonshine is a new comic about a Prohibition-era gangster sent deep into the dark hills of Virginia to recruit a hillbilly moonshiner to work for the organization. If the copy and the silhouette on the back cover don’t clue you … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: The Autumnlands Vol. 2 by Kurt Busiek

Why should you be reading The Autumnlands?  For one, the art is gorgeous.  I’ve got copies of the new Darth Vader comics, Ms. Marvel, Rat Queens, Saga, The Walking Dead sitting on my bookshelf.  Only Saga has artwork that even … Continue reading

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Review of The Walking Dead, Vol. 27: The Whisperer War by Robert Kirkman

Life After the Zombie Apocalypse is Nasty, Brutish, and Short. You…probably know what is going on in Vol. 27.  I would warn about spoilers, but what is there to spoil that hasn’t already been spoiled by the title and the … Continue reading

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Review of Ms. Marvel vol. 6: Civil War II by G. Willow Wilson

Ms. Marvel is great!  As a character, and as a comic as a whole.  This volume is not.  It has issues, several issues.  The story is as disjointed as we have come to expect the art to be (my kingdom … Continue reading

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Review of Star Wars: Darth Vader vol. 4: End of Games by Kieron Gillen

Volume 4 completes the 25 comic run covering Darth Vader’s adventures between the first and second Star Wars movies (i.e., Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back).  It’s everything you would hope for from a Darth Vader story—it’s visually gorgeous, … Continue reading

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Short Review Roundup – Graphic Novel Edition

The day and a half I spent without power post Hurricane Hermine was an excellent excuse to plow through some graphic novels.  And I did enjoy those I read, but it doesn’t really make sense to write long reviews of … Continue reading

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Review of Saga vols. 4 and 5 by Brian K. Vaughan

I think I am officially over Saga.  What you see has always been what you get with Saga: inventive worldbuilding, always beautiful and often arresting art, and a thoughtful meditation on parenting and family marred by college stoner philosophizing and … Continue reading

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