Comics check-in: Gotham Academy, Zodiac Starforce

Gotham Academy, Vol. 1: Welcome to Gotham Academy – Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher, Karl Kerschl (Illustrations) First the good news – the illustrations were awesome! It’s got a female main character! And her sidekick ‘Maps’ Mizoguchi is great fun too. It’s entertaining enough but the storyline was rather confusing (one of those where they land […]

More #weirdathon comics like Faith and Starve!

    Friends with boys – Faith Erin Hicks (via Scribd) A sweet story about a girl who’s starting high school after years of homeschooling. She is terrified and lonely, and she doesn’t really have any friends other than her three older brothers. It’s a charming story about growing up, figuring out who you are. […]

#weirdathon #comics – The Last Broadcast

  I think it’s interesting how some comics get talked about (at least by those I follow on social media) and some others, equally deserving, don’t. Like this one by writer Andre Sirangelo and artist Gabriel Iumazark, who are from Brazil. I had never heard of this one before, and only found it while I […]

Comics for young readers

  My four-year-old and I read our first real comic together the other day in celebration of Comics February!. He can’t quite read on his own yet but we have been working hard on sight words and I’ve noticed that every day since our first comic he has been going back to the book, picking it […]

Comics February part 2

   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 […]

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 […]