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Noelle Stevenson, et al. Lumberjanes. Los Angeles: Boom! Studios, 2014-present. Rating: 4.75 out of 5 punk rock mermaids Lately, I’ve been hooked on the Lumberjanes comics by Noelle Stevenson (of Nimona fame) et al. Boom! Studios calls it “Buffy the Vampire Slayer … Continue reading
Chris Duffy, ed. Fable Comics. New York: First Second, 2015. Another fun assortment of folktales retold in comics form. They’re mostly Aesop’s fables, with a few examples from other sources like the Indian Bidpai. For this game, I chose fourteen … Continue reading
Betsy Cornwell. Tides. Boston: Clarion, 2013. Noah and Lo Gallagher are spending the summer with their grandmother, Dolores, on the Isles of Shoals. Noah is there for a marine biology internship, while Lo hopes to spend the time drawing and … Continue reading
I hope everyone enjoyed Free Comic Book Day yesterday! My brother and I hit three different spots, each getting +/- eight comics by the end. My haul included: Avatar: The Last Airbender (plus Plants vs. Zombies and Bandette), by Dark … Continue reading
Three years ago, before Fairy Tale Comics, there appeared in the folklore-themed-comicsphere… What I love about this collection is that the illustrators treat the rhymes like little stories, following the original words but interpreting them in different ways. It’s “not a parody … Continue reading
This round of Guess the _____ Via the 90s Song Title is brought to you by: You can see the answers here. _____________________ 1. “Stop!” by Jane’s Addiction 2. “I Wanna Dance All Night,” by DJ Play feat. Ladivia 3. “Lollipop (Candyman),” by Aqua 4. “You Owe It … Continue reading