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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 1 (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, #1)
4.05
This adaptation will be jarring to anyone who has seen the Bladerunner film but never read any of Philip K. Dick's writing. The film was very loosely ...more
Dec 14, 2010
Dec 15, 2010
 
Princeless, Book One: Save Yourself
4.34
Princeless is ground-breaking in many ways, and pokes great fun at some of the traditions both of fairy tales and comics. Young Princess Adrienne does ...more
Jul 11, 2014
Jul 11, 2014
 
The Helm, Volume 1
3.47
At first, I thought this was just a typical wish-fulfillment story, but there was a surprising amount of depth to the story, once it got rolling.
An ap
...more
Dec 26, 2012
Dec 26, 2012
 
Vimanarama
3.29
I get the impression that Grant Morrison once read Roger Zelazny's "Lord of Light" and said to himself, "Hey, I could do that...but as a graphic novel ...more
Apr 20, 2009
Apr 20, 2009
 
The Covenant
3.07
There were a few clever ideas in this story, but the artwork was slightly better than the actual writing's execution, which was inconsistent at best.
W
...more
Jan 19, 2013
Jan 19, 2013
 
Foiled (Foiled, #1)
3.49
Good, but not great. I found the realistic part to be excellent, but the fantasy to be somewhat weak.
I also disliked how the fantasy element inverted
...more
Sep 24, 2010
Sep 24, 2010
 
War Of The Worlds
2.64
**spoiler alert** One of the hazards of adapting a classic into graphic novel form is that the format requires abridgement and alteration.
For some od
...more
Aug 05, 2014
Aug 05, 2014
 
Sybil the Backpack Fairy #1: Nina
3.35
This first volume sets up a large number of plot threads for later stories, but the basic premise is cute and clever. Nina has been assigned a fairy t ...more
Feb 07, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
 
The Many Adventures of Miranda Mercury: Time Runs Out
3.52
I wanted this to be better than it was, and liked parts of it enough that I felt like it deserved three stars, but it kept wandering from two to four ...more
Sep 25, 2012
Sep 25, 2012
 
Judge Dredd: Emerald Isle
3.37
Garth Ennis has proven to be one of the best writers in the field of comics, and this stint on Judge Dredd allowed him to cut loose with some truly bi ...more
Jan 22, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
 
Power Rangers Super Samurai #1: Memory Short
4.00
For years, the Power Rangers franchise has been entertaining kids with a blend of superhero and Japanese monster movie cliches. This new series picks ...more
Nov 13, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
 
The Dark-Hunters, Vol. 1 (Dark-Hunter Manga, #1)
4.21
This graphic novel, arranged manga-style both in format and in its right-to-left reading, was good but with flaws. At times, its almost perky art styl ...more
Jul 05, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
 
The Stuff of Legend, Book 1: The Dark
4.02
This is a wonderful fantasy graphic novel for teens or adults. Yes, it has childish motifs, but I really wouldn't give this to a young child to read, ...more
Jun 25, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
 
Girl Genius, Vol. 5: Agatha Heterodyne and the Clockwork Princess (Girl Genius #5)
4.45
This graphic novel series, suitable for teens or adults, is the best steampunk comedy in the world.
The series is the ongoing saga of a young woman, ra
...more
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 17, 2013
 
Grimm Fairy Tales Vol. 9 (Zenescope)
3.83
Once again, the absence of punctuation rears its ugly head.
"I had a baby, Morrigan," is probably what the writer meant, when the character who had a
...more
Mar 18, 2013
Mar 18, 2013
 
The Moon Moth (Graphic Novel)
3.60
The Moon Moth is a brilliant story that involves a mystery as well as a lot of odd cultural interactions. It had its flaws, though, and this graphic v ...more
Jun 19, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
 
The City of Ember: The Graphic Novel
3.78
This was a good adaptation of the book, but mildly disappointing in the same way that the movie version was mildly disappointing. The real quality in ...more
Oct 25, 2012
Oct 25, 2012
 
Mythology Of The Heavens Book 1: God Of War (Mythology of the Heavens)
3.75
I have no idea if the author really based this series on Korean creation mythologies, but it was certainly interesting, and suggested that there was a ...more
Apr 08, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
 
In the Small
2.66
I am normally a big fan of Michael Hague's art, but in this book, the artwork is very odd. Animals are drawn well, but the people seem stiff and awkwa ...more
Dec 30, 2009
Dec 30, 2009
 
Star Trek: The Manga, Volume 3: Uchu (Star Trek)
3.57
I freely admit that it took me a long time to build up the nerve to read this manga-style graphic novel. I thought that Star Trek, manga style was a b ...more
Mar 21, 2012
Mar 21, 2012
 
Casanova, Vol. 1: Luxuria
3.85
Casanova Quinn is an arch-criminal. His father is the world's top cop, running an organization that makes U.N.C.L.E. look puny, and his sister is the ...more
Sep 12, 2011
Sep 12, 2011
 
Daniel X: Alien Hunter (Daniel X, #1.5)
3.89
The biggest problem with this graphic novel is the art, which is wildly inconsistent in quality, to the point of being distracting. It's never great, ...more
Jul 31, 2013
Jul 31, 2013
 
Tower of Treasure (Three Thieves, #1)
3.85
Good, but a little confusing, as this graphic novel introduces a vast array of subplots without actually resolving any of them. I sincerely hope these ...more
Jul 21, 2010
Jul 22, 2010
 
Gear School
3.14
The story was enjoyable, although it felt like he had watched too many episodes of Evangelion in a row before writing it. The basic concept, that mank ...more
Sep 27, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
 
Neil Young's Greendale
3.31
While centered in a mostly realistic setting, the story has enough elements of fantasy to put it in that category. This graphic novel, based on the al ...more
May 18, 2010
May 18, 2010
 
Vampire Boy
3.33
While this was the most unusual take on the vampire concept I've seen in quite a while, there were numerous plot holes, mostly having to do with the r ...more
Nov 25, 2010
Nov 29, 2010
 
Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity
3.78
This grapic novel is made up of a wide range of short vignettes, most of which are very goofy. Once in a while, something serious sneaks in. Really, t ...more
Sep 28, 2011
Sep 28, 2011
 
Starship Troopers   Blaze Of Glory Book 2: Dead Man's Hand
3.86
A continuation of a story, and beginning to wander a little off-center. The story began to feel like it was about crooked cops in an urban setting, ra ...more
Feb 15, 2011
Feb 15, 2011
 
The Sign of the Black Rock (Three Thieves, #2)
3.84
This sequel to The Tower of Treasure continues the story of three characters on the run from a traditional evil overlord.
Dessa, while searching for he
...more
Oct 04, 2011
Oct 04, 2011
 
How Mirka Got Her Sword (Hereville #1)
3.73
Now that the sequel will be coming out, I wanted to go back and read this graphic novel, the first of a planned series. I had kept putting it aside, a ...more
Jul 02, 2012
Jul 02, 2012
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