Previous | Next Christmas joy and celebration! That’s what you might think you’re getting when you open up the seventh volume of Giant Days, the greatest most wonderful-est life-sliced comedy graphic novel out there. This issue centres around Susan’s return home and the way she feels towards her mummy is the way all of us... Continue Reading →
Previous | Next First off, that #21 cover has some bitchin’ 'Susan as hard-boiled detective' art. Our girls have been burgled! Well, their apartment has, which is somehow even worse, considering it forces us to visit Susan’s room. The issue turns very serious when Daisy reveals to Esther and Susan that the only keepsakes she... Continue Reading →
Previous | Next My, but it has been a while since last I spoke about John Allison and Max Sarin's exceptional Giant Days series, hasn't it? Has a more charming slice-of-life tale ever been penned and drawn with such effortless skill? I've certainly never seen anything of the kind, though if you have, please let... 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...
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 →