Review: Killing and Dying by Adrian Tomine

Title: Killing and Dying Author: Adrian Tomine Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly Publication Date: October 6, 2015 ISBN: 9781770462090 Synopsis from Goodreads: Killing and Dying is a stunning showcase of the possibilities of the graphic novel medium and a wry exploration of loss, creative ambition, identity, and family dynamics. With this work, Adrian Tomine (Shortcomings, Scenes fromContinue reading “Review: Killing and Dying by Adrian Tomine”

Y: The Last Man

  Title: Y: The Last Man | Author: Brian K. Vaughan | Publisher: Vertigo Synopsis from Goodreads: In this third volume, Yorick’s unbalanced sister Hero tracks him to San Francisco, only to find him seemingly succumbing to the male-killing plague after losing his still-unused engagement ring to agents of the Setauket Ring. Plus, Yorick, Agent 355 andContinue reading “Y: The Last Man”

Funky Cover Friday

I recently read Neil Gaiman’s Black Orchid and while I’m a huge fan of the artwork, the story itself didn’t hold my attention whatsoever. I wanted to share the artwork of the hardcover with you regardless of my opinions of the book because it’s beautiful. The entire book looks very much like this cover. The ominous,Continue reading “Funky Cover Friday”

Book Club No. 3

Title: Gast Author: Carol Swain Publisher: Fantographic Books Publication Date: July 2014 ISBN: 9781606997550   Synopsis from Goodreads: Helen is an amateur bird watcher and naturalist who lives in a rural community in Wales. When a local farmer Bill tells Helen that a rare bird named Emrys killed himself at Cuddig farm, she decides to investigate.Continue reading “Book Club No. 3”

Review: East of West

Title: East of West Creators: Jonathan Hickman and Nick Dragotta Publisher: Image Comics Publication Date: March 2013 ISBN: 9781607067702 Synopsis from Goodreads: This is the world. It is not the one we wanted, but it is the one we deserved. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse roam the Earth, signaling the End Times for humanity, andContinue reading “Review: East of West”

Review: Doomboy by Tony Sandoval

*I received this book on NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Doomboy Author: Tony Sandoval Publisher: Magnetic Press Publication Date: October 2014 ISBN: 9782888904380 Synopsis from NetGalley: A lonely, metal-obsessed teen sends a heartfelt song to his missing beloved, only to find out that his music has traveled to the beyond, and re-broadcast toContinue reading “Review: Doomboy by Tony Sandoval”

Review: Deogratias by Jean-Philippe Stassen

Title: Deogratias, A Tale of Rwanda Author: Jean-Philippe Stassen Publisher: First Second Publication Date: 2006 ISBN: 9781596431034 Synopsis from Goodreads: The 2000 winner of the Goscinny Prize for outstanding graphic novel script, this is the harrowing tale of the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, as seen through the eyes of a boy named Deogratias. He is anContinue reading “Review: Deogratias by Jean-Philippe Stassen”

Funky Cover Friday

        Here by Richard McGuire is a comic that shows the history of one space, from the age of the dinosaurs, through the present, and into the future. But it’s always the same space. I love this cover of a nondescript window. It could be any window, but each window will haveContinue reading “Funky Cover Friday”

Funky Cover Friday

Happy Funky Cover Friday! What covers are you jonesing for this week? My favourite cover of the week is on Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon’s Daytripper. This is such an attention grabbing image. The use of whitespace in contrast to the colour is a genius design. It suggests a vibrancy that exists within memory and imaginationContinue reading “Funky Cover Friday”

Review: Alex + Ada by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn

 Title: Alex + Ada Creators: Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn Publisher: Image Comics Publication Date: July 29, 2014 ISBN: 9781632150066 Synopsis from Goodreads: The last thing in the world Alex wanted was an X5, the latest in realistic androids. But when Ada is dropped into his life, he discovers she is more than just aContinue reading “Review: Alex + Ada by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn”