Told with kid gloves, the children’s graphic novel Hidden by Loic Dauvillier is a sweet, sad, and hopeful WWII story told by a grandmother to her granddaughter. The story opens at night with a young child not being able to sleep and discovering her grandmother deep in thought. She asks
A couple years ago I read and loved Nursery Rhyme Comics, a fabulous, updated look at beloved nursery rhymes with the cartoonists and illustrators making them their own. I was really excited to see the same editor put together another collection, this time tackling fairy tales. Fairy Tale Comics includes
One thing about the Sandman series that sometimes frustrates people is how many stories each book includes. There are usually multiple different stories filled with a slew of characters and how the stories are connected often doesn’t come about until the end. I admit it can be confusing trying to
The Sandman Volume 4: Season of Mists is my favorite volume so far because we see all of Dream’s siblings, the Endless. I love his siblings, the good and bad. I don’t think I’ve explained the Endless before, so you should know that Dream and his siblings are the Endless.
Before I write another word, I have to say this: I love Lauren Weinstein’s coming-of-age collection of comics Girl Stories. I think it’s relatable, funny ,and in some instances, super clever. I like the raw honesty of her character, a self-aware art chick who still plays with Barbie dolls, but
You know those movies from the 1960s that are all pointed bosoms, covert ciggies and dirty dancing with boys who favor slicked hair and switchblades. Cautionary tales. Second base bookended by car races. Where a lesser-known character is sacrificed to present a life lesson: “Hey, girls. Don’t get all whack
This is huge: Lucy Knisley made me mushroom curious. Me. A lifelong hater of all things fungal. I always imagine them as something slick and slug-like, tasting of moldy earth. My mom would take a can, open the lid, pluck fingerfuls of mushrooms the way I do now with black
This week on 6 Questions We Always Ask we offer up...
Sarah Stonich got me good. I had no idea her book Vacationland was...
Jodi Chromey on:
barbara schutz on:
Carol Reid on:
Anthony Crossland on:
Jodi Chromey on: