Reviews

Review: Copperhead
17 May. 2015

Review: Copperhead


Copperhead from Image Comics written by Jay Faerber and penciled by relative newcomer Scott Godlewski is the heir apparent to the frontier sci-fi western crown. The best western space adventure since Firefly is a great crime drama / adventure focused on a strong female lead and the best fuzzy alien sidekick since Chewbacca. With short, […]

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Review and Giveaway: Bone: Out From Boneville – Tribute Edition
03 Mar. 2015

Review and Giveaway: Bone: Out From Boneville – Tribute Edition


Comics for kids have come along way in the last ten years, thanks in large part to Scholastic’s Graphix imprint that has created some of the best youth targeted comics in the industry. This year is the tenth anniversary of the Graphix imprint that launched with a full colour edition of Jeff Smith’s Bone: Out […]

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Review: Alex
16 Feb. 2015

Review: Alex


Alex Kalienka wakes up on a bench in a drunken stooper. Two men walk by as one regales the other with a story about eating his wife out. This more or less sets the stage for the tone and content of this book. That’s fair enough that the content is adult because the story speaks […]

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Review: The Bungle Family
10 Dec. 2014

Review: The Bungle Family


  The Bungle Family, by Harry J. Tuthill, is one of those comics strips that has nearly been forgotten with time. But thanks to the Library of American Comics, fans of classic comic strips can experience this important strip, probably for the first time. This volume collects all of the strips from December 20, 1929 […]

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Review: March, Book One
18 Nov. 2014

Review: March, Book One


Congressman John Lewis is an American icon who, probably because I’m Canadian, I’ve never heard of before. He was instrumental in leading the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee that staged nonviolent sit ins at restaurants and other places that refused service to coloured people in the ’60s when segregation and racism were an unfortunately common part […]

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Review: Sisters
22 Sep. 2014

Review: Sisters


Those of us fortunate enough to be blessed with siblings know that it isn’t always fun and games. It would be pretty difficult to find someone who says they have never had a fight with their brother or¬†sister. But the real story is how you deal with your siblings, and that is exactly the story […]

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