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Sin City, Vol. 1: The Hard Goodbye (Sin City, #1)
4.16
did not like it
"Sin City" is over-the-top, but not in a good way. I like the art style, but that was about it.
Now, I know that the town is called "Sin City" for a r
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Jul 13, 2007
 
Hothead Paisan: Homicidal Lesbian Terrorist
3.99
did not like it
I honestly tried to like this, but in the end, it was way too heterophobic for me.
Straight women are portrayed as stupid, helpless, and constantly nee
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Jan 15, 2008
 
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 2: Cycles (Y: The Last Man, #2)
4.23
really liked it
I liked Volume 2 more than I did Volume 1 because all of the expository shit was out of the way and the real story could begin.
Yorrick and company wi
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Jan 15, 2008
 
Sin City, Vol. 2: A Dame to Kill For (Sin City, #2)
4.16
did not like it
The story is convoluted and ridiculous, and all of the female characters are prostitutes or otherwise loose women. Can Frank Miller give us one fully ...more
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Jun 28, 2007
 
Calling Dr. Laura
3.84
really liked it
Nicole St. Georges's graphic memoir, "Calling Dr. Laura," chronicles her life in away that's both heartfelt and humorous. Anecdotes from her childhood ...more
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Feb 07, 2014
 
Afterlife with Archie, Vol. 1: Escape from Riverdale
4.09
it was amazing
I've always liked "Archie" comics. They're like cotton candy -- light and fluffy and sweet, but if I read too many in one sitting, I'll get a little s ...more
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May 11, 2015
 
Habibi
4.03
really liked it
Craig Thompson's artwork is stunning. On a purely aesthetic level, this book is gorgeous. The plot is interwoven and interspersed with various stories ...more
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Jan 08, 2013
 
My Friend Dahmer
3.91
really liked it
The first thing that I can really say about this book was that it was really powerful, and that it was not what I expected at all. I guess that I'd in ...more
Apr 17, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
 
Green River Killer: A True Detective Story
3.84
really liked it
"Green River Killer" is written by the son of one of the lead detectives on the notorious Green River Killer case. The Green River Killer wound up tak ...more
Apr 27, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
 
Mother, Come Home
4.08
really liked it
"Mother, Come Home" is a quiet, understated piece that packs a surprisingly powerful emotional punch. Seven-year-old Thomas must find ways to cope wit ...more
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Apr 08, 2014
 
Boxers & Saints
4.19
really liked it
"Boxers and Saints" tells the story of two young people on opposing sides of the Boxer Rebellion in China.
In "Boxers," Bao leads an army of angry peas
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Apr 08, 2014
 
Beasts of Burden: Animal Rites
4.15
it was amazing
The titular beasts are actually the cats and dogs living in a quiet little suburb called Burden Hill. When strange and supernatural things start happe ...more
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Jan 17, 2013
 
Hark! A Vagrant
4.27
it was amazing
I love this book. It's a fun, often silly and sometimes irreverent look at whatever pops into Kate Beaton's head: history and literature, mostly. I es ...more
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May 24, 2012
 
Locke & Key, Vol 2: Head Games (Locke & Key, #2)
4.35
it was amazing
"Head Games" opens up where "Welcome to Lovecraft" left off. The Locke siblings are trying to adjust to their new life, but the thing in the wellhouse ...more
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Jul 15, 2013
 
Fables, Vol. 1: Legends in Exile
3.98
liked it
Our favorite fairy tale characters - Snow White, Beauty and the Beast, Jack the Giant Killer, Little Bo Peep, and the like - have been uprooted from t ...more
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Jan 08, 2013
 
V for Vendetta
4.25
really liked it
"V For Vendetta" is really excellent. The art is amazing, the storyline is elegant, and the dialogue is witty. All of the chapter names even begin wit ...more
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Jul 10, 2007
 
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
4.17
it was amazing
I was initially familiar with the "All of the Things!" meme that this web comic spawned. Brosh's graphic memoir is an engaging and compelling read, an ...more
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Feb 07, 2014
 
Stuck Rubber Baby
3.99
it was amazing
"Stuck Rubber Baby" is the semi-autobiographical account of a gay man growing up in the Deep South during the 1960's. Tolland Polk is quick to side wi ...more
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Mar 12, 2012
 
Watchmen
4.35
it was amazing
The art of "Watchmen" is amazing, and the story is well-told. There are complex subplots, and the dialogue is great.
"Watchmen" follows a group of for
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Jul 10, 2007
 
Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft
4.16
it was amazing
Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez have created a terrifying series that I am very interested in continuing.
After a seemingly senseless act of violence, t
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Jun 17, 2013
Feb 23, 2012
 
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned (Y: The Last Man, #1)
4.10
liked it
I liked the first installment of "Y: The Last Man" and am looking forward to getting my hands on some more.
A mysterious plague strikes the entire plan
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Aug 17, 2007
 
I Never Liked You
3.75
did not like it
I found this dull and kind of boring, and I didn't like any of the characters, especially the lead. I feel bad about this, because it's autobiographic ...more
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Feb 14, 2012
 
Chew, Vol. 1: Taster's Choice
3.97
liked it
"Chew" is about a cop who has the ability to know the complete history of anything by eating it. Sort of like "The Dead Zone," but with occasional can ...more
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Nov 03, 2011
 
Locke and Key: Open the Moon (Guide to the Keys)
4.20
it was amazing
Set in 1912, "Open the Moon" is one of what I hope will be many Locke and Key vignettes. I love this series, and would love nothing more than to see m ...more
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Feb 16, 2014
 
Stitches
4.03
really liked it
"Stitches" is powerful. It's powerful, and at times, is hard to read.
As a young boy, David Small had to deal with some pretty heavy stuff - a mysteri
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Feb 10, 2012
 
Black Hole
3.83
really liked it
"Black Hole" is pretty excellent. The whole thing is basically a metaphor for STDs and the stigma surrounding them, but it's really kind of subtle.
A b
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Jul 10, 2007
 
The Plain Janes (Janes, #1)
3.68
it was ok
I liked the overall plot and the main character, but the other characters came off as one-dimensional and almost stereotypical.
Jane moves to a new tow
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May 04, 2008
 
Chew, Vol. 2: International Flavor
4.11
really liked it
The great thing about "Chew" is that it keeps getting better.
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Nov 03, 2011
 
Mail Order Bride
3.69
really liked it
This is a really awesome graphic novel. Mark Kalesniko's art is really amazing, and it goes well with the story. Both parties - Monty and Keyung - are ...more
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Aug 28, 2007
 
Locke and Key: Grindhouse
4.00
it was amazing
For once, we get a home invasion horror story that features strong, competent women. Three gangsters looking for a big score get more than they bargai ...more
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Feb 16, 2014
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