Rachel reviews two graphic novels: Lumberjanes by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Eillis; and Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson and Mark Waid.
Buying comics for the library is a tricky thing. For one thing, we’re not buying for the collector. If you know Comics People, than I’m sure you have a friend who obsessively collects every Batman comic or possible X-Men tie-in. We don’t really buy for those readers as they bought the single issues, subscribed to the title, and have been pouring over the message boards to see what’s coming next. Instead, we buy comics for the casual reader. [Caption column by Drew]
Spiders and Conjurers and Hypnotists, oh my.
Marvel had a wild and crazy day back on October 28th, dropping a whole lot of news regarding Phase 3 of the Cinematic Universe (MCU). If you weren’t on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, the Web, Earth that day or ever since, you might not know what’s what in terms of which superhero is getting her/his/their own…
As anyone who reads any of my reviews on this blog knows I read a lot of non-fiction (Especially history. See my last review). Even when I read fiction I love it when there is some kind non-fiction connection. This holds true with graphic novels and here are a few for the non-fiction lover that are fictional but still have some historical connection.
Of course, you can’t swing a cape near American comics without hitting a superhero, so here are three titles from The Big Two. This column includes: Ms. Marvel, Worlds’ Finest, and Black Canary and Zatanna: Bloodspell.
Here are three comics set before today, back when the shadows were a bit deeper and the stakes a bit higher…