As quite a newbie to graphic novels, I was pleased to be asked to review this as I like to try different genres and I have been mainly reading through The Sandman series recently. As with all graphic novels, the words and images convey the story, not just the narrative as with "regular" novels. Dracula... Continue Reading →
My brother is a fan of Terry Pratchett and has attempted to convert me on occasion however, as much as I am interested in the stories, for some reason I could never get to grips with Mr Pratchett's writing style. I was sad, but resigned to never knowing the beauty and humour of Discworld. The... Continue Reading →
The n00b transforms I quickly realized, when looking around the graphic novel section of my local bookshop, that there were all these different versions of Batman, Superman and so on written by different people. How could that be? I had no idea of the history behind comics and that made it difficult to choose where... Continue Reading →
The n00b (or a short introduction as to how I got into comics) I used to read comics as a kid – Bunty, Debbie, the occasional Beano but that was it. I never even saw Superman or Batman I don’t think. Comics in that form only invaded my consciousness when I got into geek stuff... Continue Reading →
As you may have heard, Borders will be closing the rest of their stores. The small store here in my town, which had previously been a Waldenbooks, has been closed for a while now. The bigger stores in Louisiana will go now, of course, as well. On the level that every book addict hates to... Continue Reading →
774 special effects shots. Almost no budget. All volunteer. Open source software. Welcome to the crazy awesome world of Project London - a feature length SciFi extravaganza.
In from left field completely comes a graphic novel that looks pretty darned sweet. Harpe: America's First Serial Killers is a black and white book written by Chad Kinkle with Artwork by Adam Shaw. It follows the story of the Harpe brothers, often considered America's first documented serial killers. Sounds like a gritty and interesting place for a graphic novel to go.