Genre: Graphic Novel

Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughn | Review

January 15, 2018     Marissa     Books, Reviews   0 Comments
Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughn | Review

I picked this series up because I had heard a lot of people talk about it on Booktube. (I know, I’m a terrible blogger who follows like 3 blogs, and spends the rest of her time watching YouTube videos). A lot of people compared this to Stranger Things, which made me even more interested in it. I can say that it definitely reminded me a lot of Stranger Things. This comic is set in the 80s, and the main character is  Erin, who is a paper girl in her town. She ends up running into a group of paper girls, and they team up to finish their routes after Halloween, and then weird things start happening. They witness people vanishing into thin air, they see pterodactyls and other dinosaurs mysteriously appear along with strange people called the old-timers. I really enjoyed this volume. The art is really great as well; there are a lot of muted and pastel colours that work really well […]

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My Favourite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris | Review

January 8, 2018     Marissa     Books, Reviews   1 Comment
My Favourite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris | Review

This book is one of the best graphic novels I have ever read. The art is absolutely fantastic, it’s really, really gorgeous. I’m going to insert pictures of the art and let it speak for itself along with my review. The book is set in the 60s, and our main character is Karen Reyes. She comes home from school one day to find that her upstairs neighbour, Anka, has died. Karen takes on the role of the detective, on the hunt for monsters, and Anka’s killer. She is really into terrible horror movies, and she sees herself as a werewolf. She is drawn as such throughout the book. Here are some of the beautiful illustrations in this book: All the illustrations were done by the author, Emil Ferris, and they really are what make the book so special. Not only is the story engrossing, but you also get to look at the art as well. The writing in this story is […]

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