Graphic Novel Review: The Amazing Spider-Man: Coming Home

By J. Michael Straczynski (Writer)Publisher: Hachette Partworks LtdRelease Date: 2012Genre: Sci-Fi – SuperheroesGoodreads Rating: 4/5 Stars Review Something I really like about many of this Marvel graphic novels is you only really need a basic understanding of the character to pick up what’s happening. There might be stuff more long-term readers will appreciate, but asContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Amazing Spider-Man: Coming Home”

Blogtober Day 29: Halloween Graphic Novels

I love graphic novels, and there are some great ones that fit in nicely around this time of year, as the nights get longer and colder, the wind picks up, and we enter that most spookiest time of the year. Here are my top three choices for graphic novels to read for Halloween. Deadpool: Dracula’sContinue reading “Blogtober Day 29: Halloween Graphic Novels”

Blogtober Day 24, Graphic Novel Review: Fables, Vol. 3: Storybook Love

By Bill Willingham (Writer), Mark Buckingham (Artist), Steve Leialoha (Artist), Lan Medina (Artist), Bryan Talbot (Artist), Linda Medley (Artist), James Jean (Cover Artist)Publisher: VertigoRelease Date: May 1st, 2004Genre: Urban FantasyGoodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars First things first: I love when any type of series starts with a summary of previous events. Very useful, very much appreciated.Continue reading “Blogtober Day 24, Graphic Novel Review: Fables, Vol. 3: Storybook Love”

Blogtober Day 10, Graphic Novel Review: The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 2: Fandemonium

By Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie (Illustrator), Matt Wilson (Colorist), Clayton CowlesPublisher: Image ComicsRelease Date: July 1st, 2015Genre: Urban FantasyGoodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars This has very quickly become a must-read series for me, and with Volume 2 I am completely and utterly hooked. Drawn back into the worlds of gods, Laura searches for the truth behindContinue reading “Blogtober Day 10, Graphic Novel Review: The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 2: Fandemonium”

Graphic Novel Review: The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 2: Dallas

By Gerard Way (Writer), Gabriel Bá (Artist), Dave Stewart (Colourist), Nate Piekos (Letterer)Publisher: Dark Horse ComicsRelease Date: November 1st, 2009Genre: Sci-FiGoodreads Rating: 4/5 Stars Review Okay, Dallas takes The Umbrella Academy in a more batshit direction that volume 1, and I am totally here for it. Do not go into this expecting the Netflix series; there are a coupleContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 2: Dallas”

Graphic Novel Review: Hawkeye, Volume 1: My Life as a Weapon

By Matt Fraction, Artists David Aja, Javier PulidoPublisher: MarvelRelease Date: March 19th, 2013Genre: SFF – SuperheroesGoodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars Related Reviews Other Marvel Reviews: The Ultimates, Volume 1 / Volume 2 / Secret Invasion / Deadpool: Dracula’s Gauntlet Review There’s just something wonderfully delightfully about Hawkeye, but especially once you go outside the MCU. ReadingContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Hawkeye, Volume 1: My Life as a Weapon”

Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who – The Cruel Sea

By Robert Shearman, Gareth Roberts, Scott Gray, Mike Collins, Clayton Hickman, Steven Moffat, John Ross, Martin GeraghtyPublisher: Panini Release Date: September 2nd, 2014Genre: Sci-Fi/Media Tie-InGoodreads Rating: 2/5 Stars Related Reviews Other Doctor Who Comic Collection Reviews: The Iron Legion / The Tides of Time / Voyager / The Flood / The Widow’s CurseOther Doctor Who Graphic NovelContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who – The Cruel Sea”

Book Tag: My Life In Books

I saw this fun tag over at Tales from Absurdia – definitely a great blog and one well worth checking out! 1. Find a Book For Each of Your Initials E – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman L – Lava Red Feather Blue by Molly Ringle – ReviewL – (The) Lost ApothecaryContinue reading “Book Tag: My Life In Books”

Graphic Novel Review: The Sandman, Vol. 4: Season of Mists

by Neil Gaiman, Malcom Jones III, Kelley Jones (Illustrator), Mike Dringenberg (Illustrator)Publisher: Titan BooksFormat: PaperbackGenre: Urban Fantasy/Horror/MythologyRelease Date: September 1st, 1992 Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars Oh, Sandman, how many times and in how many ways can I say I love you? Seriously, I know people rave about it all the time but I can reallyContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Sandman, Vol. 4: Season of Mists”

Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates 2, Volume 1: Gods and Monsters

by Mark Millar, Bryan Hitch (Artist)Publisher: MarvelFormat: PaperbackGenre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy/SuperheroesRelease Date: September 20th, 2006Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Stars And so we continue with the story of The Ultimates, in which Marvel give us a more ‘gritty’ and ‘realistic’ version of The Avengers. The Ultimates is kind of a reminder that, okay, some interesting stuff came out ofContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates 2, Volume 1: Gods and Monsters”