Review: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay is a Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Michael Chabon, published in 2000. It follows two cousins, Jewish-American Sammy Claymann and Jewish-Praguer Josef Kavalier, and their experiences in the comic book industry leading up to and during America’s involvement in WWII.  As a reader of comic books, I find any… Continue reading Review: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

Review: Winter Soldier (2018-2019) #5

Previously- Winter Soldier (2018-2019) #4| This limited run of Winter Soldier (2018-2019) is 5 issues and was written by Kyle Higgins, with art by Rod Reis, and letters by VC’s Clayton Cowles.  What do you need to know? In an effort to help RJ, Bucky overstepped now has to pay the price of yet another mistake.  … Continue reading Review: Winter Soldier (2018-2019) #5

Review: Mad Love by Paul Dini, Pat Cardigan

Published by Titan Books, Mad Love is the novelisation of Mad Love and Other Stories, the Batman comic, an adaptation of Batman: The Animated Series (S.4, Ep.21). Essentially this is the origin story of the one, the only, the insatiable, Harley Quinn. Let's start at the very beginning... If you're going to have a prologue… Continue reading Review: Mad Love by Paul Dini, Pat Cardigan

Review: Winter Soldier (2018-2019) #2

Previously- Winter Soldier #1|Coming soon- Winter Soldier #3 This limited run of Winter Soldier (2018-2019) is 5 issues and was written by Kyle Higgins, with art by Rob Reis, and letters by VC’s Clayton Cowles.  What do you need to know? Grateful for the second chance he’s been given Bucky Barnes, ex HYDRA assassin, is now working… Continue reading Review: Winter Soldier (2018-2019) #2

Captain America: Winter in America Review

Winter in America was written by Ta-Neishi Coates, pencilled by Leinil Francis Yu, inked by Gerry Alanguilan and Leinil Francis Yu. The letterers were Joe Caramagna and Cory Petit, and it collects Captain America (2018) #1-6, with material from Avengers/ Captain America Free Comic Book Day 2018.  Previously in Captain America… Marvel sums it up pretty… Continue reading Captain America: Winter in America Review

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

Civil War: Captain America Review

Last year I reviewed Civil War: A Marvel Comics Event, and it was my most read post (so thanks for that!), and now I'm back with a new Civil War review. **No Spoilers for CW: Captain America, but possible spoilers for CW: A Marvel Comics Event** What do I need to read before this? Civil War:… Continue reading Civil War: Captain America Review

Graphic Novel Wrap-Up: I 2019

You may know by now, having seen my Graphic Novel Haul, that I decided to separate these from my main haul. Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince by Schwab, Olimpieri, Angiolini, and Steen 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 As someone who loves both the medium of comics, and the Shades of Magic series, the announcement of this… Continue reading Graphic Novel Wrap-Up: I 2019

Graphic Novel Haul: March 2019

I bought three graphic novels this month, and I just wanted to share that. Hopefully I'll be buying more throughout the year and I'll have enough to do regular-ish hauls. Captain America: Winter in America by Coates/ Yu I'm not going to lie, I bought this because I thought it looked cool, but I feel… Continue reading Graphic Novel Haul: March 2019