Archive for the ‘Graphic Novels’ Category

Thoughts on: The Coldest City by Antony Johnston (art by Sam Hart)

About: The Coldest City by Antony Johnston (art by Sam Hart) is a graphic novel taking place during the Cold War in Berlin, Germany. Mr. Johnston has worked on several high profile comic book projectsincluding Daredevil, Queen & Country,Wasteloand, Wolverine and more. 176 pages Publisher: Oni Press ISBN: 1934964530 My rating for The Coldest City – 4 […]

Thoughts on: Absolute Kingdom Come by Mark Waid and Alex Ross

About: Kingdom Come by Mark Waid and Alex Ross was a four issue comic book mini-series published in 1996. The absolute edition comes with quality printing, hardcover, slipcase and additional material. 340 pages Publisher: DC Comics ISBN: 1401207685     My rating for Absolute Kingdom Come – 5 Purchase Absolute Kingdom Come from Amazon through […]

Thoughts on: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller

About: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller is a graphic novel originally published in 1986. The graphic novel, written and drawn by Miller, was originally released in a four-issue limited series called Batman: The Dark Knight. 224 pages Publisher: DC Comics; 10 Anv edition ISBN: 1563893428 My rating for The Dark Knight Returns – […]

Thoughts on: Holy Terror by Frank Miller

About: “Holy Terror” by Frank Miller is a new graphic novel which has our heroes fighting Al-Qaeda. The book was written after 9/11 and it feels like it. 120 pages Publisher: Legendary Comics LLC ISBN-10: 193727800X My rating for Holy Terror – 3 Buy & Save on “ Holy Terror” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account […]

Book Review Blog Carnival

The Picket Line reviews Among the Dead Cities by A.C. Grayling “Grayling meticulously describes how the policy of destroying cities developed and what goals it was meant to serve” Man of la Book reviews Citizen Soldiers by Stephen Ambrose “a fas­ci­nat­ing book about the Euro­pean the­ater in World War II, as told by the men […]

Graphic Novel Review: Last Pict by Rick Boven

I got this eBook for free. My rating for Last Pict – 5 About: “Last Pict” by Rick Boven (website) is a short story in graphic novel form. Mr. Boven is a very talented artist, actor and filmmaker who worked as a TV director and for high profile dot com companies. 21 pages Pub­lisher: Nan […]

Graphic Novel Review: The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman

Banned Books Week. I borrowed this graphic novel from the library. “The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes” by Neil Gaiman is the collected issues of Sandman #1-8. This is the story of Morpheus, who has been accidentally captured in 1916 by a magician. Morpheus, the Sandman, is an eternal being responsible for sleep and rules over The […]

Graphic Novel Revew: The Impostor’s Daughter: A True Memoir by Laurie Sandell

Disclaimer: I got this book for free. “The Impostor’s Daughter: A True Memoir” by Laurie Sandell tells her coming of age story in the shadow of her father. The book is in a graphic memoir (read: comic book format) and seems to be poignant and honest. We meet Laurie as a young girl who is […]

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