Review: Invincible Volumes 7-9

It’s getting more and more tempting to binge-read the whole series (and my husband is actively supporting this plan, which is NO HELP). But I’m holding steady to a trade paperback at a time to really appreciate the intricate story line and excellent artwork.

Review: Invincible Volumes 1-3

  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 andContinue reading “Review: Invincible Volumes 1-3″

Review: ApocalyptiGirl: An Aria for the End Times by Andrew MacLean

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”

Review: Shattered Empire (Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens) by Greg Rucka

One of my biggest pet peeves about most war movies is how the characters celebrate at the end of a big battle as if everything is going to be easy from there on out. This graphic novel shows how the opposite is the case and does an excellent job of leading into how the remnantsContinue reading “Review: Shattered Empire (Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens) by Greg Rucka”

Review: NO NORMAL (Ms. Marvel Vol. 1) by G. Wilson & Adrian Alphona

My husband has been on a kick for graphic novels written by women, and I’ve been on a kick for diversity representation in speculative fiction, so this was a delightful find for both of us.