Tag: graphic novels

  1. Book Review: In the Shadows

    In the Shadows Text Story by Kiersten White Art and Art Story by Jim Di Bartolo In the Shadows alternates between two related stories, one told in text and the other entirely in pictures. It’s hard to talk about In the Shadows without risking revealing too much. The stories…

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  2. Book Review: The Stand graphic novels

    The Stand: Captain Trips The Stand: American Nightmares Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Mike Perkins Based on The Stand by Stephen King Stephen King’s The Stand is one of my favorite books of all time. It’s one of those books that I go back to and reread from time to time.…

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  3. Free Comic Book Day

    Yesterday, I saw a blurb that today was Free Comic Book Day, and that comic book stores nationwide would be giving away free comics to anyone who stopped in. I’m generally not a comic reader, although I did enjoy some of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman comics a while back,…

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  4. Book Review: Death Note, Volume 1

    Death Note, Volume 1 Story by Tsugumi Ohba Art by Takeshi Obata Death Note was my first manga, and I enjoyed it rather more than I thought I would. I’m not a visual person — in reading a book with illustrations, I often don’t even notice the illustrations the…

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  5. Benjamin Franklin Awards finalists

    There are three major awards that focus on independent publishers: the Benjamin Frankin awards, the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year awards, and the Independent Publisher Book Awards, better known as the IPPY awards. In February, the finalists for the 2007 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year awards were announced.…

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