Tag Archives: Graphic Novels

Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit, Motoro Mase (Author, Illustrator)

Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit (vol.3) (Viz Media Sig 2009) is written and illustrated by Motoro Mase. This series is taking off nicely, I must say. Are you interested in a story arc about government sponsored murder? Where random citizens are … Continue reading

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Reviews Of Two Noteworthy Graphic Novel(s)

Might have to go back to posting graphic novel reviews on Mondays. I’ve collected a ton of them this year. And yes, I am still collecting them. When you delve into this genre, it can be a bit overwhelming. But … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'The Dreaming' Written & Illustrated by Queenie Chan

The Dreaming is a graphic novel written and illustrated by Queenie Chan, published by Tokyopop. It is a self-contained story and completed in 3 volumes. As other readers have noted, this manga is not typical. First of all it is … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Token' Written by Alisa Kwitney and Illustrated by Joëlle Jones

Token (2008) is written Alisa Kwiteny and illustrated by Joëlle Jones and published by MINX. Alisa Kwitney, the author of my favorite contemporary romances – The Dominant Blonde and Flirting in Cars has penned a graphic novel for young adults. … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Kin (The Good Neighbors)' by Holly Black and Illustrated by Ted Naifeh

Kin (The Good Neighbors):Book One written by Holly Black and Illustrated by Ted Naifeh (2008). Holly Black, the author of YA fantasy novels such as Tithe and Ironside, pens her first graphic novel about what else, faeries. Surprised? I was. … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Fables Vol.1: Legends In Exile by Bill Willingham and Illustrated by Lan Medina

Fables: Legends in Exile (2002) written by Bill Willingham and Illustrated by Lan Medina is available in paperback, published by Vertigo and retails for $9.99 US. This is an ongoing series featuring fairy tale characters who find themselves uprooted from … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Vagabond, Story & Art by Takehiko Inoue

Vagabond, story and artwork by Takehiko Inoue was released back in 1998 by VIZ media, with 27 titles translated in the US and #28 set to release April 2008. The story was adapted from the novel, Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa, … Continue reading

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REVIEW:The End of the Relationship: Shortcomings, Adrian Tomine

Oh, this was excellent. Shortcomings is a graphic novel written and illustrated by Adrian Tomine, published October 2007 by Drawn and Quarterly, 108 pages for $19.95, hardcover novel.  Shortcomings is a novel that focuses on two people who have more or … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Human Target by Peter Milligan, Edvin Biuković

Human Target by Peter Milligan and illustrated by the late Edvin Biuković , published August 2007, 104 pages, suggested for mature audiences and published by Vertigo, US $12.95. Human Target is a min-series that was originally created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino, about … Continue reading

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REVIEW:The Arrival, Illustrated by Shaun Tan

The Arrival (2007) is a graphic novel told without words. It is simply a beautifully illustrated novel whose wordless narrative gives readers an insider’s view of what the immigrant experience is like. The story follows one central character in a documentary like … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 30 Days of Night by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith

30 Days of Night, story by Steve Niles and illustrated by Ben Templesmith, published December 2004 by IDW Publishing. This graphic novel is a straight up horror story. You have a secluded town with more than 400 residents living in … Continue reading

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