Comics & Graphic Novel, Historical fiction

Giant by Mikael

  This was a graphic novel with very evocative artwork. Some pages had more colour than others. It is a stark, realistic take on the lives of Irish immigrants who came to work in a growing city that offered them labour in return for fostering dreams of making it big. The skyscrapers of NYC form… Continue reading Giant by Mikael

Comics & Graphic Novel, Humour

I Left the House Today! by Cassandra Calin

It is available to download on NetGalley till June 2020 This is a fun collection of anecdotes. It spans multiple instances of things that every normal woman goes through regularly. There is no central theme, and it includes a lot of the artist's panels. I follow her on Instagram, and a lot of the panels… Continue reading I Left the House Today! by Cassandra Calin

Comics & Graphic Novel

Happily Ever After & Everything In Between by Debbie Tung

I have read, liked and reviewed the previous two collections by the author: This is a new collection and although I follow the author on Instagram, have no recollection of the panels in this book. The book consists of instances from the different stages of the author's relationship with her husband. The conversations are cute,… Continue reading Happily Ever After & Everything In Between by Debbie Tung

Comics & Graphic Novel

Miss Endicott Part 1 by Script by Derrien Art by Xavier Fourquemin

I pick up the odd graphic novel or two whenever I get the chance. It does make my reading numbers for any given year seem bigger than they are, but that's another story. I made a mistake with this one! Not because the story was not interesting but because it is only part one of… Continue reading Miss Endicott Part 1 by Script by Derrien Art by Xavier Fourquemin

Comics & Graphic Novel, Non Fiction

Everything Is Beautiful, and I’m Not Afraid: A Baopu Collection by Yao Xiao

This is an intense and personal collection of comic strips. There is nothing remotely 'HaHa funny' about them. Most of the ones I follow on social media do have personal incidents influencing their collections, but this one was of a slightly different ilk. I had seen one or two in passing forwards somewhere, that was… Continue reading Everything Is Beautiful, and I’m Not Afraid: A Baopu Collection by Yao Xiao