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Manga Shakespeare: Othello
I read this as like a precursor/reading alongside Othello because I really don't understand Shakespeare and I thought this might give me some idea of ...more
Jul 11, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
So I think one of the reasons I had to read this was to discuss the fact that it won the Caldecott, an award for children's books, when it's not exact ...more
Sep 05, 2009
Sep 05, 2009
Fables, Vol. 4: March of the Wooden Soldiers (Fables, #4)
This might be my favorite volume of the Fables series so far. There just seemed to be a lot more intrigue and mystery than I remember the earlier volu ...more
May 11, 2012
May 06, 2012
Fables, Vol. 3: Storybook Love (Fables, #3)
Third volume of the Eisner award winning comic. Definitely for mature readers, there is nudity, violence, and language. But the stories are good and t ...more
May 08, 2011
May 08, 2011
To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel
This book was interesting and a quick read. I just wish it had gone into a bit more depth with the story. I just wanted to know more and felt that the ...more
Oct 21, 2009
Oct 22, 2009
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 2
I loved this book so much! It wasn't quite as captivating at the first one, but I still really liked it and I liked the part at the end, The New Trave ...more
Jul 10, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1
I loved this book! I liked the art style, I really liked the time period/setting, I liked the characters. It was a quick and satisfying read. I also e ...more
Jul 2009
Jul 01, 2009
Air, Volume 1: Letters from Lost Countries
I grabbed this at the comic book store because it looked interesting. Until the end, it wasn't quite as exciting as the back cover made it seem but th ...more
May 09, 2011
May 14, 2011
V for Vendetta
This was pretty good. It seemed a lot like the movie to me, despite what I had heard, but perhaps I just took more notice of the things I remembered f ...more
Jun 23, 2009
Jun 23, 2009
Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth
Wow. This is everything a book should be in so many ways. It's a creative look at the search for the foundations of mathematics in the late 19th and e ...more
May 29, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
Evelyn Evelyn
Grabbed this at forbidden planet in nyc this morning and read it on the bus to boston. I'm a fan of all things afp, and this book is no exception. It ...more
Jul 19, 2012
Jul 19, 2012
I apparently first read this book February 28, 2009--about 3 years ago. I recently re-read it for my church's book club. It's a really beautiful story ...more
May 02, 2012
Mar 11, 2009
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier
This one is a little bit different from Volumes 1 and 2; I like the "mixed media" idea behind it. It's another opportunity to read something that is o ...more
Jul 13, 2009
Jul 13, 2009
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 1910
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is so good. The biggest problem I had with this volume is that it is so small. It didn't take long to read, but ...more
Jan 09, 2010
Jan 09, 2010
The Complete Maus (Maus, #1-2)
So, finally got around to reading this one and it is definitely as good as its reputation. I was glad that it had a lot of words. Yes, I know it's a g ...more
Dec 31, 2011
Dec 31, 2011
The Stand: Captain Trips
The Stand is one of my favorite Stephen King books, so I had to check out the comic version of it. The first volume contains my favorite part of the b ...more
Jun 07, 2012
Jun 07, 2012
House of Mystery, Vol. 1: Room and Boredom
I grabbed this from the discount trades sale at FCBD just because it looked cool. It was really, really good. I love a frame tale, and one of the real ...more
May 05, 2012
May 06, 2012
Castle Waiting, Vol. 1 (Castle Waiting Omnibus Collection, #1)
Castle Waiting is a cute graphic novel that mish-mashes the stories of several different fairy tales. I believe this book only collects the firsts par ...more
Aug 17, 2009
Aug 16, 2009
I really liked the story that Small told here, but the reason I can't give it five stars is that I just kind of wanted more. The art is really beautif ...more
Dec 30, 2011
Dec 30, 2011
The Arrival
Usually I have a problem with reading books that are all pictures but this book was so amazing. I was almost in tears from just the first few pages. T ...more
Feb 10, 2010
Feb 10, 2010
The Sandman, Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes (The Sandman, #1)
I've heard people say that the first Sandman storylines aren't the best, and that is yet to be seen since this is the first I've read, however if this ...more
Nov 25, 2011
Nov 27, 2011
I didn't like this quite as much as Logicomix, but I liked it much better than Quantum Man. The author provides a good overview of Feynman's life, spr ...more
Dec 30, 2011
Dec 29, 2011
To Be or Not To Be: A Chooseable-Path Adventure
So this is the kickstarted choose your own adventure Hamlet. I haven't played through EVERY possibility--the book is like 700 pages long--but I have g ...more
Mar 29, 2014
Mar 29, 2014
What happens in Wonderland when Alice is away? Tommy Kovac explores that question in this graphic novel whose protagonist Mary Ann, the White Rabbit’s ...more
Sep 17, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
In Real Life
In his earlier novel, For the Win,, Doctorow explored the culture of "gold-farming" (playing video games for money) from the perspective of the farmer ...more
Aug 21, 2014
Aug 07, 2014
DarqStarz Rising
Crimson Hawthorne and Scarlett Ravencraft (their names say it all!) never thought that the cute new boy in school, Pepper, would choose hanging out wi ...more
Oct 10, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
Green River Killer
I'm not sure how many people my age (mid-20s) are familiar with the Green River Killer, since we obviously weren't alive to remember when he was "acti ...more
Mar 20, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
Marvel 1602
This was a great comic. I really liked the historical setting, and the art style. Even though the comic was kind of dark, the art had really bright, b ...more
Jul 23, 2009
Jul 22, 2009
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