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Nimona
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June 1, 2018
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June 30, 2018
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Voted on by the group to be June's Book of the Month

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What Members Thought

Shannon Appelcline
I was quite disappointed to find that this very well-received web comic was kind of meh. The problem is really in the first half. It tries to twist the standard heroic narrative with a villain that's not very villainous and a sidekick that's much more evil herself. Unfortunately, it fell flat for me due to the very shallow plot and these trop-ic characters that really stretched my disbelief. The weird setting of modern-fantasy and the scratchy artwork didn't help.

The ending is much better, and g
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Kait
Jul 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-comics
I didn't know where this book was going at first but boy did it pick up.

The character relationships are complex and interesting. The backstories of the characters filled out with great pacing and intrigue. I love this author.
Phillip
I'm really glad I took a chance on reading this book. I wasn't terribly impressed with the creator's other work that I read, Lumberjanes, and I'm not a big webcomic reader. Even in collected editions like this, I feel like they don't flow quite as nicely as other graphic novels.

This story follows Nimona, a young woman that is also a shapeshifter, as she becomes the apprentice to the villain, Lord Blackheart. The idea that the heroine would side with the bad guy is a nice change of pace. Even tho
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Kait
Jun 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-comics
I am glad I was familiar with the comic of this book. The audiobook adaptation was very good, but some details were lost without the visual elements. The narrators were great, and the sound effects made up for the lack of visuals most of the time. There was some small amount of additional dialogue or narration that was very effective and helped clarify what was happening in the scene.
Chelsea
Jun 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Urtho
Jun 30, 2018 marked it as to-read
Edward
May 25, 2018 marked it as to-read
Sara Salazar
May 24, 2018 marked it as to-read
Vaishnavi
Mar 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Katherine
Feb 04, 2018 marked it as to-read
Eileen
Jan 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Danielle
Nov 15, 2017 marked it as to-read
Bruce Geils
Sep 01, 2017 marked it as to-read
Shelves: comics-to-read
Meera
Apr 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
Mike Rapin
Jan 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ircb-summer-2017
Paul
Jul 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
Tori
Aug 13, 2016 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Erin
Sep 25, 2018 marked it as comics-owned-unread  ·  review of another edition
Meghannf
Apr 17, 2016 marked it as to-read
Pierre Arnette
Mar 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphic-novel
Justin
Dec 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Arinna Bijou
Mar 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Pierre Arnette
Mar 05, 2016 marked it as to-read
Ashleigh
Feb 29, 2016 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Rachel Anne
Feb 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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