Comics & Graphic Novel, Sci Fi

Sentient by Jeff Lemire Illustration: Gabriel Walta

This is not a very long graphic novel, but it is certainly a potent one. The story is quite straightforward but coupled with the haunting art - it packs a punch. We begin our journey partway through that of the people in the book. They have already been on their way for a while and… Continue reading Sentient by Jeff Lemire Illustration: Gabriel Walta

Comics & Graphic Novel, Mystery, Young Adult/Children

Enola Holmes: The Graphic Novels by Serena Blasco (Original novel by Nancy Springer)

I have read and reviewed the previous work on the blog : here I once again ended up reading the graphic novels close to my watching of the second movie. Although the plots overlap to a minimal degree, there is a significant deviation in the storylines here.If you have watched the movie, you would like… Continue reading Enola Holmes: The Graphic Novels by Serena Blasco (Original novel by Nancy Springer)

Comics & Graphic Novel, Historical fiction

LittleSister by Susie Morgenstern and Johann G.Louis

I have been sitting on this book for quite a while now. I think my biggest peeve was the art. I am not a fan of caricature-like drawings on a good day, and this was an entire family narration with emotional depth depicted in a style I am not fond of.We have a Jewish family… Continue reading LittleSister by Susie Morgenstern and Johann G.Louis

Comics & Graphic Novel

Hollow by Shannon Watters; Branden Boyer-White, Berenice Nelle

I was tempted by the feel of the cover and wanted to try it out. It was quite an adventure-filled plot. It felt quick but effective, and I can see teenage audiences appreciating it as well (I can only guess that since it has been several years since I've been one).Izzy Crane is new to… Continue reading Hollow by Shannon Watters; Branden Boyer-White, Berenice Nelle

Comics & Graphic Novel, Drama

The Whale Library by Zidrou and Judith Vanistendael

This is a short graphic novel highlighting the friendship between a whale with a library within it and the sea postman who spends a lot of time delivering the post to offshore men, and this means he spends a lot of time by himself, away from his pregnant wife.With regards to the latter point, like… Continue reading The Whale Library by Zidrou and Judith Vanistendael