Tag Archives: Graphic Novel

Agent Gates and the Secret Adventures of Devonton Abbey by Camaren Subhiyah

Agent Gates and the Secret Adventures of Devonton Abbey: A Parody of Downton Abbey by Camaren Subhiyah (2013) 128 pages Goodreads Summary: The hit series Downton Abbey, upon which this parody graphic novel is based, has been nominated for 16 Emmy Awards … Continue reading

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The Night Bookmobile by Audrey Niffenegger

The Night Bookmobile by Audrey Niffenegger (2010) 40 pages Goodreads Summary: First serialised in the Guardian, The Night Bookmobile tells the story of a young woman who one night encounters a mysterious disappearing mobile library that happens to stock every book she has ever … Continue reading

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47 Ronin by Stan Sakai

47 Ronin by Stan Sakai (2012-2013) 5 volumes 32 pages Goodreads Summary: Japan’s enduring national legend comes to comics! The tale of the 47 Ronin and their epic mission to avenge their wronged master epitomizes the samurai code of honor, and … Continue reading

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Mara by Brian Wood

Mara by Brian Wood (2012-2013) Series: Mara #1-#6 32 pages Goodreads Summary: Young Mara Prince is at the top of the world, a global celebrity in a culture that prizes physical achievement above all else. After she manifests supernatural abilities on … Continue reading

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Velvet by Ed Brubaker

Velvet by Ed Brubaker (2013, 2014) 32 pages Series: Velvet (#1-3) Goodreads Summary: When the world’s best secret agent is killed, Velvet Templeton, the Personal Assistant to the Director of the Agency, is drawn off her desk and back into the … Continue reading

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Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction

Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction (2013) Series: Sex Criminals 32 pages Goodreads Summary: Suzie’s a normal girl with an extraordinary ability: when she has sex, she stops time. One night she meets John… who has the same gift. And so … Continue reading

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A Kidnapped Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum, Alex Robinson

A Kidnapped Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum, Alex Robinson (2009/1904) 72 pages Goodreads Summary: First published in 1904, “A Kidnapped Santa Claus” by L. Frank Baum, the author of The Wizard of Oz, describes the action of some uncommon events … Continue reading

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Hawkeye, Vols. 1 & 2 by Matt Fraction

Hawkeye, Vol. 1: My Life as a Weapon by Matt Fraction (2013) 136 pages Goodreads Summary: The breakout star of this summer’s blockbuster Avengers film, Clint Barton – aka the self-made hero Hawkeye – fights for justice! With ex-Young Avenger Kate … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pride & Prejudice by Nancy Butler

Pride & Prejudice by Nancy Butler (2009) 120 pages Goodreads Summary: An adaptation of the original by Jane Austen that tells of Lizzy Bennet and her lovable, eccentric family as they navigate through tricky British social circles. I’ve had this graphic … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chew, Vol. 3: Just Desserts by John Layman

Chew, Vol. 3: Just Desserts by John Layman (2010 128 pages Series: Chew #3 Goodreads Summary: Things are looking up for Tony Chu, the cibopathic federal agent with the ability to get psychic impressions from the things he eats. He’s got … Continue reading

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