Tag Archives: Graphic Novels

Between the Bookends: 8 Books We Read in September 2018

Between the Bookends: 8 Books We Read in September 2018

Reading Time: 9 minutes Between the Bookends, Image: Sophie Brown With our children back in school for a new year of learning, Sophie, Kay, Lisa, and Rebecca share some of their latest reads. With a new, feminine take on an ancient Greek classic, a girl detective for the new generation, the first Deadpool prose novel,… Read More

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‘In the Pines’ Turns Murder Ballads Into Graphic (And Gruesome) Tales

‘In the Pines’ Turns Murder Ballads Into Graphic (And Gruesome) Tales

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the Pines, Image: Canongate Books In the Pines by Erik Kriek is a graphic novel in which Kriek takes five well-known murder ballads and transforms them into haunting, macabre illustrated narratives. An accompanying album available via Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, and Spotify allows you to listen to bluegrass takes… Read More

Cirque du Soleil and the Longest Fall: Guest Gregory A. Wilson

Cirque du Soleil and the Longest Fall: Guest Gregory A. Wilson

Gregory A. Wilson is a man who wears many hats. Not only is he a fantasy author, but he is a college professor, one of the hosts of the science fiction and fantasy podcast Speculate!, and a TwitchTV channel host! His latest endeavor as author is the upcoming graphic novel ‘Icarus,’ an epic fantasy about a pair of unlikely heroes who are bound together by their quest to free an entire people from slavery. This week, Greg tells us what made him geek out while writing ‘Icarus.’ Read More

Go on an Adventure to Find ‘The Wrong Wrights’

Go on an Adventure to Find ‘The Wrong Wrights’

The great folks at Smithsonian Books have begun a new series of graphic novels for the 9-12 age range called ‘Secret Smithsonian Adventures.’ The first book in the series, ‘The Wrong Wrights’ by Chris Kientz and Steve Hockensmith, and illustrated by Lee Nielsen, comes out this week, and I can tell you that it is an entertaining read. Here’s my slightly spoiler-y recap, but I’ll refrain from spoiling the really important stuff. Read More