A Beginner’s Guide to Comic Books: The Basics

So, you want to start reading comic books, but you don't know where to start? Well, don't worry, I've got your back. Welcome to a new series where I try to break it all down for you. How do comic books work? Typically comic books are released every week, or every month, (or, every 300… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Comic Books: The Basics

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Batman: The Court of Owls Review

The Court of Owls was written by Scot Snyder, with Greg Capullo as the penciller, Jonathan Glapion as the inker, and FCO, as the colourist. It was originally released in 2012, as part of the New 52 series, and collects Batman #1-7. This review is SPOILER FREE What do I need to read before this?… Continue reading Batman: The Court of Owls Review

Review: Batman/ The Shadow #2

Today, I'm going to be reviewing the second issue of Batman/ The Shadow. If you haven't already seen it, I recently reviewed the first issue, so be sure to check that out. Released in 2017, this is the second of a six part series, that follows Batman as he investigates the murder of a Gothamite,… Continue reading Review: Batman/ The Shadow #2

Review: Batman: White Knight #1

This is the first issue of an eight part series that began in December 2017, written by Sean Murphy, with Matt Hollingsworth, and was the first thing I ever bought in a comic book shop. *This review will be SPOILER FREE*  What do I need to read before this? Nothing. This is essentially an elseworlds… Continue reading Review: Batman: White Knight #1

Comic Book Review: Batman/the Shadow #1

You may be wondering, Victoria, why are you revising a random first issues that was released over a year ago. Well, I intend on bombarding you with comic reviews... just kidding, at least about the bombarding part, I just want to do more comic book reviews, and this was the first one I grabbed, so… Continue reading Comic Book Review: Batman/the Shadow #1

A Year in Books; 2018

You know the drill by now. Pick your favourite book you read each month of the year. New reads only (no re-reads!). Have fun!   Honourable mentions: Lincoln in the Bardo, Court of Owls, Crazy Rich Asians, Kingdom of Ash, Civil War: Captain America   January: The Cruel Prince I kicked off the year with… Continue reading A Year in Books; 2018

Comic Review: Batman: Sins of the Father

**This review is SPOILER FREE** Sins of the Father is a six part series that ran from February to July of this year. It's written by Christos Gage, with art from Raffaele Ienco, colours by Guy Major, and based on the popular Telltale Game. A Quick Word on the Game Originally I came to this… Continue reading Comic Review: Batman: Sins of the Father

Wrap-Up: October 2018

So, where did October go? This month has absolutely flown by, and apparently I managed to do some reading...   Can You Keep a Secret by Sophie Kinsella 🌟🌟🌟 I was still on a bit of a Romance kick and since this has been sitting unread for a while it seemed like the perfect time… Continue reading Wrap-Up: October 2018

Book Review: Batman Zero Year Pt.1

"They want to be transported to a world where bigger truths are at work, and anything-- anything can happen. A world where the impossible is possible." -Alfred Pennyworth, Zero Year Today at Comic Corner I'm brining you a review for Batman Zero Year Pt.1, which collects issues #21-26 of the comic, by Scott Snyder and… Continue reading Book Review: Batman Zero Year Pt.1

Wrap-Up: September 2018

A very mixed bag for my final month of school-free reading, but I kind of like that because it makes me appreciate the good books all the more.   Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander #2) by Diana Gabaldon 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Dragonfly in Amber is the continuation of Claire's story, a WWII nurse who falls through time and… Continue reading Wrap-Up: September 2018