Previous | Next Hello, friends! Have you heard the word? No, it's not "bird," you brain-addled madperson, it's "brilliant" or "fun" or "stellar"--fine, fine, that's plenty of words. All of them, however, are perfect in encapsulating every single volume of Giant Days I've read thus far; the fourth volume is no exception. This volume opens... Continue Reading →
It is a fool who pushes his favourite new mania to the side, only to return and review it six months later! Yes, I did it, and I accept my guilt with a bowed head. Whatever the circumstances of 2020--and aren't they a thrill?--mine is a sin not to be underestimated. I've ignored my sacred duty to spread the word about John Alison's wonderful Giant Days too long...
I enjoy works set out as prequels to the prequel trilogy - Master and Apprentice is one of my most favourite reads. I didn't always like Darth Maul, but catching up on the Clone Wars series has warmed me up to ol' Red'n'Spiky! And if I needed another reason, just look at that cover. It... Continue Reading →
I read this on the recommendation of a dear friend. The first volume of Kanan, The Last Padawan is another excellent, heartbreaking story of the Jedi Purge and its consequences on those few padawans that made it through the cracks after Palpatine's Order 66. The first issue presents a very classic Clone Wars era story,... Continue Reading →
If you missed out on my joyful review of the first volume of Giant Days, you can click here. I barely began my reading of the second volume of the brilliant slice-of-life when already I found myself transformed by it! How, you ask - and I won't just tell you, I'll show you! You see... Continue Reading →
This is my new comic book addiction, I just know it. In this slice-of-life, first-year university friends and roommates Susan Ptolemy, Esther de Groot and Daisy Wooton have plenty to teach us about friendship, relationships and comedic timing. Also, holding grudges against moustachioed men. In this story of doom and wonderful drama, Esther de Groot... Continue Reading →
There, I said it. That's all there is to it. What's this? I should probably give you a little more than that? Persuade you, you say. Alright, don't get your feathers ruffled like so, I'll do it. I've taken the initiative now. Volume 01: Awakening has a unique art style, slick and gorgeous, showcasing the... Continue Reading →