Archive for the ‘Graphic Novels’ Category

Graphic Novel Review: Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore

The tale of the man who one day would become The Joker is excellent. I don’t know if Mr. Moore intended to contribute this much to the DC mythology (the largest contribution is that of Barbara Gordon’s tale) but in this story he did.

Graphic Novel Review: Normandy: A Graphic History of D-Day by Wayne Vansant

About: Normandy: A Graphic History of D-Day, The Allied Invasion of Hitler’s Fortress Europe by Wayne Vansant is a graphic novel recounting the events of that fateful day and those leading up to it. 104 pages Publisher: Zenith Press Language: English ISBN-10: 0760343926     My rating for Normandy: A Graphic History of D-Day – […]

Graphic Novel Review: Superman: Earth One, vol. 1 by J. Michael Straczynski

I truly enjoyed the part of the story where Clark Kent, as a young man, is searching for something interesting to do when he grows up.
Sound easy, right? After all, he can do anything, dance, sing, lead a football team.
He could probably win the World Cup all by himself.
But is that who he wants to be?

Book Review: Tarzan – In The City of Gold (Vol. 1) by Don Garden

About: Tarzan – In The City of Gold (Vol. 1): The Complete Burne Hogarth Sundays and Dailies Library by Don Garden is a 3 year collection of all Hogarth’s newspaper strips. This is the first of four volumes. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book –to enter fill out the Raf­fle­copt­ter form […]

Graphic Novel Review: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1 by Alan Moore

About: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1 by Alan Moore is a graphic novel collecting issue from the first run of this popular series. A movie by the same title was made in 2003, however don’t let that turn you off from reading this wonderful rendition. 176 pages Publisher: America’s Best Comics Language: English […]

Graphic Novel Review: Batman, Vol. 1: Court of Owls by Schott Snyder

Batman, Vol. 1: Court of Owls by Scott Snyder tried to do a very difficult job – reboot Batman!

Graphic Novel Review: All-Star Batman and Robin The Boy Wonder by Frank Miller

About: All-Star Batman and Robin The Boy Wonder by Frank Miller is a graphic novel about the superheroes. The art by Jim Lee and Scott Williams is amazing. 240 pages Publisher: DC Comics Language: English ISBN-10: 1401216811 My rating for All-Star Batman and Robin The Boy Wonder – 4 Buy this book  from Ama­zon.com More books by Frank Miller Thoughts: All-Star […]

Graphic Novel Review: Death of Superman

About: Death of Superman is a collection of a one of the most famous storylines in recent comics history (1992). The comics were created by a myriad of artists including writers Dan Jurgens, Jerry Ordway, Louse Simonson and Roger Stern and artists Jon Bogdanove, Jackson Guice and Tom Grummett. 168 pages Publisher: DC Comics; First Edition […]

Book Review: Superman: Sunday Classics 1939-1943 by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster

About: Superman: Sunday Classics 1939-1943 by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster is a collection of the comic strips which were published in papers across the country between the four years mentioned. Some of the illustrations are done by Peter Poplaski and an introduction is written by Roger Stern. 204 pages Publisher: Sterling Language: English ISBN-10: […]

Guest Review: The Courtship of Princess Leia (Star Wars) by Dave Wolverton

Book Review Star Wars The Courtship of Princess Leia by Dave Wolverton

Buy this Star Wars Book in paper or elec­tronic copy* Andrew: Orig­i­nally pub­lished at: http://www.rancorslovetoread.com/2008/12/andrews-review-of-courtship-of-princess.html 3/5 Rancors – Dave Wolverton’s The Courtship of Princess Leiawas one of the first books published by Bantam Spectra after the resounding success of Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn Trilogy in the early 1990’s. As such, it has the exciting, adventurous, and […]

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