Tag Archives: comic/graphic

Lumberjanes: A Terrible Plan. Vol.3

Read  August 2017 Recommended for fans of girrrl-power ★    ★    ★    It was somewhat with surprise that I found myself enjoying the first two Lumberjanes graphic novels, as it’s not a form I’m drawn to (ha-ha) normally. Unfortunately, the third … Continue reading

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Lumberjanes Vol.2 Friendship to the Max!

Read  July 2017 Recommended for chicks who love camping or graphic novels ★    ★    ★    ★    ★ Score! For a person who ordinarily struggles with the format of graphic novels, this series is the max, adorbs, the bomb, rad, … Continue reading

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The Get Fuzzy Eperience

Read  June 2017 Recommended for Bucky fans (not the badger) ★    ★    1/2   Sometimes you just need some easy laughter in life, and what better than comics to fit the bill? I’ve enjoyed the Get Fuzzy comic strip for … Continue reading

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Lumberjanes: Beware the Kitten Holy by Stevenson, Ellis, Watters, and Allen

Read  June 2017 Recommended for people in the mood for fun! Pow! Friends to the max! ★    ★    ★     1/2 I’m really not one for graphic novels; the form generally misses me. But I kept seeing Lumberjanes appear on my … Continue reading

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Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe. Or The Rage Confounder.

Read July  2016 Recommended for people who dislike language, writing and communication  ★    We all have one, that person we’d prefer to get along with, but every time they open their mouth, so much stupid erupts that low-level irritation … Continue reading

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Rivers of London Body of Work by Ben Aaronovitch

Read July 2016 Recommended for fans of Peter Grant and graphic novels Despite an affinity for both the written word and the visual arts, I have yet to be engrossed in a graphic novel. Quite honestly, I have yet to … Continue reading

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Adulthood is a Myth by Sarah Andersen.

Read March 2016 Recommended for bookworms, introverts  ★     ★     ★    ★ Judging by the reviews, many, many readers see themselves in Sarah’s work. I completely understand, because I do too. After seeing a friend’s glowing review … Continue reading

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Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast

Read February 2016 Recommended for anyone with aging parents.  ★    ★    ★   ★   Don’t be misled; cartoons don’t make for easy reading. Roz Chast takes an unflinching look at her interactions with her aging parents in their very, … Continue reading

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Pandemonium by Daryl Gregory

October 2014 Recommended for fans of superheroes, wrestling with personal demons  ★    ★    ★    ★    1/2   Pandemonium reminds me of those times when my foodie friends are dragging me to a “fabulous new restaurant” where (mostly) familiar ingredients … Continue reading

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Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

Read July 2014 Recommended for fans of humorous biographies, people with problem dogs, people who love cake ★    ★    ★    ★    ★ Allie Brosh astounds me. Despite her strange little drawings, particularly a self-portrait that looks something like … Continue reading

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