Category Archives: Comics Read

I Was the Cat

      2 Comments on I Was the Cat

I Was the Cat by Paul Tobin Format: Original Graphic Novel Illustrated by: Benjamin Dewey Publisher: Oni Press Published: 2014 Length: 144 pages This is one of the books we bought from the Oni Press booth at Pax West last year. It’s the story of a cat writing the memoirs of his previous eight lives, most of which involved him… Read more »

Kaijumax, Season 1

      No Comments on Kaijumax, Season 1

Kaijumax, Season 1 by Zander Cannon Format: Trade Paperback Illustrated by: Zander Cannon Series: Kaijumax #1 Publisher: Oni Press Published: 2016 Length: 168 pages Last year, while attending PAX West, we dropped by the Oni Press booth. They had some discounted comics for sale, and since I’ve only read their Bryan Lee O’Malley books, most of it was new to… Read more »

Sex Criminals, Vol. 3: Three the Hard Way

      No Comments on Sex Criminals, Vol. 3: Three the Hard Way

Sex Criminals, Volume Three: Three the Hard Way by Matt Fraction Illustrated by: Chip Zdarsky Series: Sex Criminals #3 Published: 2016 Publisher: Image Comics Length: 160 pages Collects: issues #11-15 When I was skimming reviews before purchasing this, I saw that they were generally less enthusiastic than the last two volumes, but I seem to be having the opposite experience… Read more »

French Milk

      2 Comments on French Milk

French Milk by Lucy Knisley Illustrated by: Lucy Knisley Published: 2007 Publisher: Touchstone Length: 188 pages I really enjoyed Relish when I read it last year, so I’ve been meaning to try Knisley’s other graphic novels since then. Her Wikipedia page shows five books released through publishers and a number of self-published works as well. This one is a food-centric… Read more »

Saga, Volume 6

      No Comments on Saga, Volume 6

Saga, Volume 6 by Brian K. Vaughan Illustrated by: Fiona Staples Published: 2016 Publisher: Image Comics Length: 152 pages Collects: issues #31–36 Maybe it’s because nearly a year has passed since I read the last volume, but this really felt like a return to form. The last couple of books had characters everywhere, with different objectives, and it felt scattered…. Read more »

Captain America: Winter Soldier

      No Comments on Captain America: Winter Soldier

Captain America: Winter Soldier by Ed Brubaker Format: Trade Paperback Illustrated by: Steve Epting / Mike Perkins / Michael Lark Collects: Captain America (vol. 5) #1-9 & 11-14 Publisher: Marvel Comics Published: 2005 (collected in 2010) Length: 304 pages Growing up, I was not the least bit interested in Captain America. I think he always seemed a bit tacky to… Read more »

Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling

      No Comments on Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling

Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling by Tony Cliff Format: Original Graphic Novel Illustrated by: Tony Cliff Series: Delilah Dirk #2 Publisher: First Second Published: 2016 Length: 272 pages After I finished the first Delilah Dirk book, I noticed there was a second volume that had just been released. That’s the pleasure of being a few years behind the ball,… Read more »

We Stand On Guard

      No Comments on We Stand On Guard

We Stand On Guard by Brian K. Vaughan Format: Deluxe Edition Hardcover Illustrated by: Steve Skroce, Matt Hollingsworth Series: We Stand On Guard #1-6 Publisher: Image Comics Published: 2015 Length: 160 pages Brian K. Vaughan, author of many loved comics, including Saga, tackles the often joked about idea of the US invading Canada in this six issue limited series. Vaughan… Read more »

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

      2 Comments on Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff Format: Original Graphic Novel Illustrated by: Tony Cliff Series: Delilah Dirk #1 Publisher: First Second Published: 2013 Length: 169 pages I was in the mood for some good old-fashioned adventuring after playing Uncharted 4, and I had heard this graphic novel described as a mix of Indiana Jones and Tintin, which… Read more »

Richard Stark’s Parker: Slayground

      No Comments on Richard Stark’s Parker: Slayground

Richard Stark’s Parker: Slayground by Darwyn Cooke Format: Graphic Novel Illustrated by: Darwyn Cooke Series: Parker #4 Publisher: IDW Publishing Published: 2013 Length: 96 pages I read the first three of these a few years ago, but I never got around to this final volume. Darwyn Cooke sadly passed away last month, in this year of startling deaths, which gave… Read more »