Tag Archives: Graphic Novel

Injection – Ellis, Shalvey, Bellaire

I have spent today sitting under a blanket eating bacon flavoured crisps, drinking tea and generally not doing much*, so I thought I should maybe try to achieve something**. Since I have now read a book, I feel like this … Continue reading

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The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 5: Imperial Phase Part 1 – Gillen, McKelvie, Wilson, Cowles

I’m not 100% sure what keeps pulling me back to this series. I’ve said before how I’m not super in love with it, I’ve critiqued it, I’ve said how I’ve read much better comics than this… but I do keep … Continue reading

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Pantheon – Hamish Steele

Reading this book was like having a chat with a Classicist. Which sounds daft, I know, but hear me out. One of the things I loved about my Classics friends at uni (and still do, however we may not see … Continue reading

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Sex Criminal Volume 3: Three the Hard Way – Matt Fraction, Chip Zdarsky

Ehhhhhh. I mean, I liked volumes 1 and 2. I did. And part of that was that the premise was funny and clever, and part of that was the characters and storyline. But now… the cleverness of the premise has … Continue reading

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Ms. Marvel Vol. 2: Generation Why – Wilson, Alphona, Wyatt

First book of the year, three days in! Go me, fully on schedule and everything. I’ve been meaning to get round to this for a while, a I was very kindly lent it by the husband of a friend (who … Continue reading

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Monstress Vol. 2: The Blood – Marjorie Liu, Sana Takeda

So you know how sequels often don’t live up to their start books? Yeah, not that. Oh, sorry, I have to keep writing? Fiiiine. What I was really worried about is whether this would feel like filler plot. A necessary … Continue reading

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The Spire – Simon Spurrier, Jeff Stokely, André May

This was a completely blind lend based on someone knowing I liked Monstress and Ms. Marvel (as well as him lending me more of both – he hasn’t even met me! People are great). I was immediately taken by the cover art, which … Continue reading

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