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Comic Mini Reviews: I Hate Fairyland Vol. 1 and Paper Girls Vol. 2

Comic Mini Reviews: I Hate Fairyland Vol. 1 and Paper Girls Vol. 2

Paper Girls: Volume 2 by Brian K. Vaughan When I read the first volume of this series, I didn’t have a clue what was going on but there were panels that hinted at a plot; enough of them that I wasn’t annoyed by the fact that […]

Review Minis: Recent Comic Reads

Review Minis: Recent Comic Reads

Paper Girls: Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan I’ve heard a lot about Saga but I’ve never actually got started on that series (despite owning the first volume…). I was looking for some comics and graphic novels on NetGalley before a holiday earlier in the […]

Review Minis: Opening Volumes of Comic Series

Review Minis: Opening Volumes of Comic Series

Earlier in the year, I went through a bit of a binge of requesting books from my local library.  Volumes of comic books are pricey and I still don’t feel as though I know enough about what I like and what I don’t to be […]

Comic Review: Lumberjanes – Volumes 1 and 2

Comic Review: Lumberjanes – Volumes 1 and 2

Ratings:  3 stars to Volume 1; 4 stars to Volume 2At Miss Qiunzilla Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s camp for hard-core lady-types, things are not what they seem. Three-eyed foxes. Secret caves. Anagrams. Luckily, Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley are five rad, butt-kicking best pals […]

Graphic Novel Haul

Graphic Novel Haul

In 2014, Hanna bought me Relish by Lucy Knisley for Christmas.  I read it in January and was kind of surprised by how much I liked it.  Laura helped me continue my foray when she bought me French Milk, also by Lucy Knisley.  I might […]

Thoughts on Fables: Volume 01 from a Comic Newbie

Thoughts on Fables: Volume 01 from a Comic Newbie

I’ve always been pretty wary of comics.  I never really got into them when I was younger and might have been a little less obsessive about making sure that my comic reading was just so.  I have a thing about series and making sure that […]