High Moon

A former Pinkerton detective, MacGregor, searches for a known criminal in a Western town infected with evil. Set in 1890, the villainous gangs in this graphic novel are extremely original paranormal creatures. Their originality is the best part of this book. The other characters are western movie stereotypes like theContinue Reading

Streak of Chalk

With beautiful artwork and a plot that can be interpreted many ways, this is a perfect book club read. Streak of Chalk tells the story of two strangers on a mysterious island where the only residents are the proprietor of an inn/general store and her silent adult son. There isContinue Reading

Nightmare Before Christmas

The only thing manga in this graphic novel is reading right to left. Disappointing manga adaptation of the Tim Burton movie, The Nightmare Before Christmas. I love the movie and I love manga. I thought this would be a perfect fit for me. However, this is an exact retelling ofContinue Reading

A charming history of Video Games. The Comic Book Story of Video Games is a graphic novel depicting their entire history from Alan Turing’s WWII mainframe Chess game to Pokemon Go. Turing’s logic in the Chess game was used to break the German’s supposedly enigma code. There are many fascinatingContinue Reading

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Just a marvelously heartwarming story about life through a park bench’s eyes.  Park Bench opens with a young boy carving I heart U in a park bench. Throughout the seasons, people pass by the park bench.  Some sit for a while. Others sleep while avoiding the park’s police.  No wordsContinue Reading

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Comic quest without many surprises. Allen, Son of Hellcock is the story of two sons trying to live up to their legendary fathers. Hellcock is legendary for his exploits but has recently been killed in battle.  In Hellcock’s absence, his rival, Lord Krong, has taken control of the region. Hellcock’sContinue Reading

Beautiful illustrations and a intriguing twist on Little Red Riding Hood makes The Little Red Wolf a witty choice for older children. The Little Red Wolf is given a dead rabbit by his mother to take to his grandmother’s house. His mother warns him not to go near the evilContinue Reading

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Propels the plot forward significantly plus fantastic ending! The Walking Dead graphic novels must be read in order and to summarize any part of this plot will be SPOILERS for the previous volumes. So reader beware! Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown… Rick decided, after consulting with Negan,Continue Reading

Heathen is a coming out story interwoven with Norse mythology. Heathen tells the story of Aydis, a Viking young woman who can fight as well as any male warrior. After kissing a girl (and liking it), her father is forced by the tribe’s elders to punish her. Aydis must marryContinue Reading