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”

Review: Saga Vol. 4

Title: Saga Vol. 4 Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Illustrator: Fiona Staples Publisher: Image Comics Publication Date: December 2014 ISBN: 9781632150776 Synopsis from Goodreads: Visit new planets, meet new adversaries and explore a very new direction, as Hazel becomes a toddler while her family struggles to stay on their feet. ——— This volume  collects SAGA issues #19-24.Continue reading “Review: Saga Vol. 4”

For the love of graphic novels!

  Title: Y: The Last Man Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artists: Pia Guerra, Jose Marzan Jr., Gordon Parlov Publisher: Vertigo Publication Dates: 2008 & 2009   ISBNs: 9781401219215 & 9781401222352 I know I’ve talked about this series before, but I’ve really jumped into it with both feet. My library has the complied deluxe editions and whoever thoughtContinue reading “For the love of graphic novels!”

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: Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Title: Seconds Author: Bryan Lee O’Malley Publisher: Random House of Canada Publication Date: July 2014 ISBN: 9780345529374 Synopsis from Goodreads: Katie’s got it pretty good. She’s a talented young chef, she runs a successful restaurant, and she has big plans to open an even better one. Then, all at once, progress on the new location bogs down,Continue reading “Review: Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley”

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”