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

Advertisements

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

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*Β  What do I need to read before this? Nothing. This is essentially an elseworlds… Continue reading Review: Batman: White Knight #1

Wrap Up: January 2019

I had a great first month of the year in terms of reading, and here is exactly why... Eight White Nights by AndrΓ© Aciman 🌟🌟🌟🌟 For once I'm going to avoid waxing lyrical over how much I love Aciman, and how excited I was to read this book. I'm also going to get the obvious… Continue reading Wrap Up: January 2019

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

Book Haul: December 2018

Welcome, welcome to my regular December Haul. I recently posted my Christmas haul, which was only small if you're looking for a quick read, but on with the books I bought for myself this month.   Dreamfever (Fever #4) by Karen Marie Morning That's right, kids, I'm back on the Fever bandwagon. If you're new… Continue reading Book Haul: December 2018

Wrap-Up: November 2018

There's something about November than just does not bode well for me in terms of reading, however, these are the book that I managed to finish. Catwoman: Soulstealer (DC Icons) by Sarah J. Maas🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟Soulstealer follows a young Selina Kyle as she arrives in Gotham, freshly trained, and re-invents herself as socialite by day and cat-burglar by… Continue reading Wrap-Up: November 2018