Review: Rocket Girl Vol. 1

 Title: Rocket Girl Authors: Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder Publisher: Image Comics Published By: July 22, 2014 ISBN: 9781632150554  Synopsis from Goodreads: A teenage cop from a high-tech future is sent back in time to 1986 New York City. Dayoung Johansson is investigating the Quintum Mechanics megacorporation for crimes against time. As she pieces together theContinue reading “Review: Rocket Girl Vol. 1”

Review of The Homeland Directive, Robert Venditti and Mike Huddleston

Title: The Homeland Directive Author: Robert Venditti Illustrator: Mike Huddleston Published by: Top Shelf Productions Date Published: 2011 ISBN: 9781603090247 Rating 5/5 Synopsis from Goodreads: As head of the National Center for Infectious Diseases, Dr. Laura Regan is one of the world’s foremost authorities on viral and bacteriological study. Having dedicated her career to haltingContinue reading “Review of The Homeland Directive, Robert Venditti and Mike Huddleston”

Review: Pretty Deadly Vol. 1

 Title: Pretty Deadly Vol. 1 Author: Kelly Sue Deconnick Illustrators: Emma Rios, Jordie Bellaire Publisher: Image Comics Published: 2014 ISBN: 978-1-607069-62-1   Synopsis from Goodreads: KELLY SUE DeCONNICK (Avengers Assemble, Captain Marvel) and EMMA RÍOS (Dr. Strange, Osborn) present the collected opening arc of their surprise-hit series that marries the magical realism of Sandman withContinue reading “Review: Pretty Deadly Vol. 1”

Top Ten Tuesday

Welcome to my first Top Ten Tuesday!!!! I’m looking to try something new here. I was told about Top Ten Tuesdays a few weeks ago and I’ve been wanting to give it a try. I’ll post my top ten for the week and I’d like to hear back from you about what you think. ThisContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday”

Beautiful Artwork in Isabel Greenberg’s “The Encyclopedia of Early Earth”

The best thing about Isabel Greenberg’s “The Encyclopedia of Early Earth” is the beautiful artwork that fills this graphic novel. Using a mix of ink and watercolour, Greenberg’s artistic touch bring this book alive. It is not filled with vibrant colours, however the watercolours bring life to the vast seas, the bright fires, and theContinue reading “Beautiful Artwork in Isabel Greenberg’s “The Encyclopedia of Early Earth””

Warming up to “Blankets” on a Chilly Day

Craig Thompson’s “Blankets” is one of the best books I’ve picked up in a long time. Thompson’s black and white images are beautiful in their clarity and detail. I love the lack of any colour in the images. I feel as though colour would have taken away from the telling of Thompson’s story. Coloured inkContinue reading “Warming up to “Blankets” on a Chilly Day”