Looking for my Starbase Indy convention report? I'm still traveling (in Houston now, where at least it's not freezing), so that post is getting delayed to Friday. In the meantime, after a long (too long) hiatus, I'm ready to finish this epic series! Invincible Vol. 22: Reboot?Robert Kirkman (writer)Ryan Ottley (penciler, inker)Cliff Rathburn (inker)Jean-Francois Beauliue … Continue reading Review: Invincible Volumes 22-23
The adventure continues! I'm at the mid-way point of the series now, and I'm certainly not bored yet. Invincible Vol. 13: Growing Pains Robert Kirkman (writer) Cory Walker (penciler, inker) Ryan Ottley (penciler) Cliff Rathburn (inker) Dave McCaig (colorist) FCO Plascencia (colorist) Rus Wooton (letterer) Forget this Mark guy. Can I just keep reading about … Continue reading Review: Invincible Volumes 13-15
Now that the full run of the Invincible comic series is over, it's time to start reading the collection of trade paperbacks my husband has acquired over the years! I actually read the first few books years ago, but considering the depth of my to-be-read pile, I soon turned my attention to other series and … Continue reading Review: Invincible Volumes 1-3
A post-apocalyptic story starring a strong female character and her adorable pet cat? This should have been right up my alley. But despite the art being streamlined and stunning, the story never quite grabbed me. Though the internal narration conceit was very cool, it seems the author erred on the side of "less is more" … Continue reading Review: ApocalyptiGirl: An Aria for the End Times by Andrew MacLean
This was another book picked up by my husband in his quest for graphic novels about women heroes by women authors. I'm a huge fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), but I didn't grow up on comic books, so I've been going into all the movies blind. I figured this would be a great … Continue reading Review: CAPTAIN MARVEL Vol. 1: Higher, Further, Faster, More by Kelly Sue Deconnick
Every Wednesday night, or at least as many as I can manage, I meet with three friends for what we call "Writing Group." Most of the time, we meet at an independent coffee shop in Historic Ellicott City, Maryland. The funniest part about it is that sometimes we don't get much writing done (we went … Continue reading “Writing Group”
My best friend Julia (the Kane to my Toria, as it were) regularly makes goofy comics of our friend group using ridiculous stick figures of us. Today, in honor of the release of Steel Magic, she made fan art for me! I'm sure it is the beginning of much more to come, and I will … Continue reading Steel Empires Fan Art!