Bandette (volumes 1 and 2) -Paul Tobin, Colleen Coover, Brendan Wright (Editor) (Library book) Presto! Zis book was so much fun! Bandette is the world’s greatest thief, but she is also a teenaged girl with a motley crew who help her in her capers and provide her with candy bars, an arch-nemesis named Absinthe and a friendly … Continue reading Comics February part 2
Here’s what I read in the first week (and a half!) of Comics February. I really meant to post this earlier but I couldn’t stop reading. The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye – Sonny Liew I may not know much about comics but I do know this, when I see Sonny … Continue reading Comics February Week One (and a half)
It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a place to meet up and share what you have been, are and about to be reading over the week. This meme started with J Kaye’s Blog and then was taken up by Sheila from Book Journey. Sheila then passed it on to Kathryn at the Book Date. … Continue reading It’s Monday and I’m all ready for #ComicsFebruary
Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time during the week. And … Continue reading Library Looting comics because #comicsfebruary
Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time during the week. And … Continue reading Library Looting some comics!
This post is so very overdue. I don’t know how some bloggers manage to post regularly. I feel rather overwhelmed by everything that goes on at home and with the kids, yes, even though they go to school five mornings a week (boy do three hours go by fast!), that by the time bedtime comes … Continue reading Comics round-up: Sharaz-De; Delilah Dirk
I was in a bit of a reading slump recently. Picked up a book, nah not for me, at least not at this time. Picked up another. Also not quite the right fit. So I figured a good comic would do. I’m not quite sure why I started on this one. Scribd recommended it … Continue reading Comics round-up: Far Arden; Crater XV; Little Nemo
This week’s question from the Broke and the Bookish is: Ten Books That Celebrate Diversity/Diverse Characters (example: features minority/religious minority, socioeconomic diversity, disabled MC, neurotypical character, LGBTQ etc etc.) I decided to focus on comics, instead of ‘books’ in general. So here are Ten Comics/Graphic Novels that Celebrate Diversity! (I do realize that there has been … Continue reading Diverse Comics
I’ve been doing pretty much all of my comics reading via Scribd these days. They have a decent variety of superhero (mostly Marvel) and non-superhero types, plenty of new-to-me comics and others I’ve heard of but have not had the opportunity to read. So while last week’s roundup (which was really a collection of a … Continue reading Comics Round-up: Daken/X-23; Polly and Handgraves; Mystery Society and more
This post is just getting longer and longer. I really have to run it soon. Underwater Welder – Jeff Lemire Lemire excels in taking ordinary people, those living in small towns, their lives a little bit lost and their hearts a little bit broken, and turning it into an emotional, unforgettable, moving story. I loved Essex … Continue reading Comics round-up: Underwater Welder; Adventure Time; Jem and the Holograms; Hexed….