Category Archives: graphic novels

Comic Book Review: Afterlife with Archie, vol. 1: Escape from Riverdale by Roberto Auirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francovilla

Afterlife with Archie volume 1: Escape from Riverdale by Roberto Auirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francovilla Archie Comics, 2014 ISBN: 9781619889088 Available: New, used & digital Oh, Riverdale. The iconic small town USA, perpetually stuck in the 1950s, where a boy struggles with such … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pretty Deadly

Pretty Deadly, Volume 1: The Shrike by Kelly Sue Deconnick, art by Emma Rios Image Comics, 2014 ISBN: 9781607069621 Available: Paperback, Kindle & comixology ebook The story begins with the skeletal Bunny and Butterfly introducing us to an unusual little girl … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughn, art by Cliff Chiang

Paper Girls, Volume 1 (Issues #1-5) by Brian K. Vaughn, art by Cliff Chiang Image Comics, 2015 ISBN: 9781632156747 Available: Library binding, paperback, Kindle edition and comiXology ebook Paper Girls begins with a strange dream that Erin, the new papergirl, is having, … Continue reading

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Hexed: The Harlot and the Thief volume 2 by Michael Alan Nelson

Lucifer is settling into the changes in her career (she steals magical items for humanity’s safety), like the fact that she accidentally turned her adoptive mother’s intern into a necromancer and now has to teach her about the underworlds. As … Continue reading

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Gotham Academy volume 2: Calamity by Becky Cloonan and Brenden Fletcher

There is a lot going on at Gotham Academy. We already know that it is linked by tunnels to the ruins of Arkham Asylum. We know Killer Croc was haunting its tunnels. We know Headmaster Hammer knows something. And we … Continue reading

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Review: Teen Titans volume 2: Family Lost by Geoff Johns

With the Titans newly reformed despite the adult heroes’ disapproval the team begins to act less as punishers of evil and more like a support system for a bunch of kids abandoned—or worse—by their parents. If they even have them. … Continue reading

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Review: Arrow Season 2.5

by Marc Guggenheim, Keto Shimizu, Brian Ford Sullivan and Joe Bennett Personally I always find tv and movies more fun when you can tell the creators, actors, and crew are having a lot of fun with it. One of the … Continue reading

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Review: Hexed: The Harlot and the the Thief volume 1 by Michael Nelson and Dan Mora

Lucifer’s quest to steal and secure the dangerous magical artifacts of the world continues. While stealing a painting with an enchanted frame, she crosses a team employed by the mysterious and powerful Madam Cymbaline. She also tries to save a … Continue reading

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Book Review: She-Hulk, Volume 1: Single Green Female

Apparently She Hulk is way to much of a rock star for anyone to handle. Her success, invulnerability and Tony Stark-like fame has made her a very difficult to tolerate Avenger. So difficult that she is fired from her day … Continue reading

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Review: Angel: Old Friends

It’s not terribly clear whether Old Friends is an alternate to After the Fall or not. In the latter we see L.A. materialized in hell and some major changes to our cast. In Old Friends it’s clear the Wolfram & … Continue reading

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