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Powers, Vol. 4: Supergroup
4.17
I liked this one better than the others in the series so far. Probably because Deena plays a more minor and less annoying role than usual and because ...more
Feb 10, 2009
Feb 11, 2009
 
You are There
3.65
So excited that this has finally been republished and translated. Thanks, Fanta!
not set
Nov 23, 2009
 
Kaspar
3.52
A short and charming comic about the strange but true events in the life of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who became a sensation in early 19th-century Ge ...more
Jun 19, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
 
The Nobody
3.69
A graphic retelling of Wells' "Invisible Man" set in a small rural town. Lemire's sketchy, blue-wash drawings do a wonderful job at recreating the moo ...more
Aug 09, 2009
Aug 24, 2009
 
Courtney Crumrin and the Night Things (Courtney Crumrin, #1)
4.07
Good stuff. I was first introduced to Ted Naifeh through his work on Tristan Crane's "How Loathsome," one of the few comix to portray trans characters ...more
Mar 24, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
 
Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute (Lunch Lady, #1)
3.92
Lunch Lady is not your average cafeteria worker. In addition to serving hot lunch, she has a secret identity -- crime fighter! This comic is hilarious ...more
Sep 20, 2009
Sep 27, 2009
 
Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour (Scott Pilgrim, #6)
4.41
2.5 stars. I was VERY disappointed by the final volume of Scott Pilgrim. Way too much crap about the redemptive power of love and understanding and no ...more
Jul 27, 2010
Jul 22, 2010
 
Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean
3.63
A beautifully drawn comic that focuses on one short episode in Earhart's life (the obstacles she experienced in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland before her ...more
Nov 17, 2010
Dec 02, 2010
 
Wet Moon Volume 4: Drowned in Evil (Wet Moon #4)
4.31
This series has really started to grow on me, I'm so glad SPL picked them up. Cleo and her friends are starting to develop in interesting ways as char ...more
Sep 14, 2010
Sep 17, 2010
 
Mercury
3.52
Further proof of Larson's development as a cartoonist -- I liked her earlier offering for younger readers, Chiggers, and enjoyed this one as well. A l ...more
Apr 17, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
The Playboy
3.72
Long before Joe Matt cornered the market on confessional autobio comics about obsessing over porn, Chester Brown drew and illustrated this candid, aff ...more
Jul 25, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
 
Janes in Love (Janes, #2)
3.72
A decent follow-up to the first one, which I still think is probably the best Minx title so far. This one starts off a month or two after the events o ...more
Jun 05, 2008
Jun 06, 2008
 
Fluffy
4.02
A whimsical, bizarre, and, at times, laugh-out-loud funny father-son story that is unlike any you've probably ever read. For the father, Michael, is a ...more
Sep 21, 2008
Sep 19, 2008
 
Chiggers
3.42
Too bad this one has such a TERRIBLE title, it was actually quite sweet. Abby is a slightly geeky, somewhat naive tween who is having some difficulty ...more
Aug 2008
Aug 05, 2008
 
Token
3.40
2.5 stars. By Minx standards, this one wasn't too bad. Then again, it's Minx, so the bar is pretty low. Set in Miami Beach in 1987, the story revolves ...more
Mar 29, 2009
Mar 30, 2009
 
Skim
3.76
A great teen coming-of-age/crush story graphic novel written & illustrated by 2 cousins, Marikio & Jillian Tamaki. Skim (Kimberly Keiko Camero ...more
Apr 15, 2008
Apr 15, 2008
 
Exit Wounds
3.58
The design of this book is really gorgeous -- Modan uses panel size & layout in really interesting and effective ways that complement the story, w ...more
Mar 18, 2008
Jan 15, 2008
 
Breakfast After Noon
3.31
When Rob and Louisa, a young British couple engaged to be married, both lose their jobs, the strength of their bonds is sorely tested. I liked Andi Wa ...more
Sep 22, 2010
Sep 25, 2010
 
Joey Fly, Private Eye in Creepy Crawly Crime
3.79
"Life in the bug city. It ain't easy. Crime sticks to this city like a one-winged fly on a fifty-cent swatter." Cute and charming kid's comic take on ...more
Oct 23, 2009
Oct 29, 2009
 
The Impostor's Daughter: A True Memoir
3.51
The backstory of this candid graphic memoir captivated my interest immediately -- the author is a celebrity journalist who discovers that almost every ...more
Nov 07, 2009
Nov 23, 2009
 
Wet Moon Volume 5: Where All Stars Fail to Burn
4.39
3.5 stars really, because cliffhangers are evil. And it is a whopper of a cliffhanger. Plus the fact that it was over way too fast. I guess this is wh ...more
Sep 20, 2010
Sep 17, 2010
 
You Have Killed Me
3.43
A hard-boiled detective story in comics format. Beautiful design, and solid pencil work but so the story was so thoroughly ridden with cliches (the fe ...more
Jun 14, 2010
Jun 14, 2010
 
The Arrival
4.32
Stunning. I could look at this book for hours. I especially loved how Tan drew all the people like they came from the pages of a history book about El ...more
Sep 07, 2009
Sep 08, 2009
 
Things Undone
2.95
A story about a video game designer who has just moved back to Seattle for a new job and discovers that his life -- and his body -- is literally falli ...more
Jul 11, 2010
Jul 22, 2010
 
Lost Girl
3.14
A dream-like tale of a young, sheltered teen girl on summer holiday with her family who encounters and becomes fascinated with an older, wilder teen g ...more
Jun 18, 2010
Jun 24, 2010
 
Britten and Brülightly
3.65
British noir comic that is quite beautiful to behold with all its gloomy grey washes and two page-spreads of pencil shaded city landscapes. Britten an ...more
Jun 24, 2009
Jun 22, 2009
 
Castle Waiting, Vol. 1 (Castle Waiting Omnibus Collection, #1)
3.98
Linda Medley is the headliner at this year's Comixtravaganza, which is the main reason why I picked this one up. Updating old fairy tales with modern ...more
Jan 10, 2009
Jan 19, 2009
 
Cat Burglar Black
3.32
Why have I never read Richard Sala before? I love his fluid, slightly retro drawing style & the bold use of color in this book. I especially love ...more
Jan 15, 2010
Jan 17, 2010
 
Curses
3.84
A great collection of short stories told in comics format with a shared central character, the middle-class suburban-dwelling everyman Glenn Ganges. H ...more
Aug 08, 2010
Mar 27, 2009
 
Second Thoughts
3.15
This was ok, a quick read and nice to look at but it didn't blow me away. The art is pretty but the pomo metanarrative twist felt really cliche to me ...more
Jun 2009
Jun 05, 2009
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