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Review: ‘Super Sons: The PolarShield Project’

The first DC Zoom graphic novel disappoints; there’s too much shoved in without any substantial resolution.

Review: ‘Apocalypse Taco’

Fast food franchising gone mad spells the end of the world itself in Nathan Hale’s scary adventure/horror hybrid Apocalypse Taco. Our only hope? Thee kids on a late night food run, and a couple of grad students.

Books in Brief: A Hodgepodge

Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story

I’ve been reading such a Hodge Podge of books. There’s no rhyme or reason to what I’m reading. There are review copies coming to my doorstep that interest me and books arriving in new shipments and books I hear about finally available at the library. So here’s a few random titles…

Review: ‘Dragon Quest Monsters+’ Vols. 1-2

Pokemon meets Dragonball in this somewhat derivative but engaging manga series based on the popular, Akira Toriyama-designed Dragon Quest video game franchise

Review: ‘Sincerely, Harriet’

Sincerely, Harriet

Sarah W. Searle shows us a young woman adapting to a new city during a hot, lonely summer.

Review: ‘Disney Don Quixote’

Disney tilts at windmills in adapting Cervantes’ Don Quixote into a kid-friendly retelling starring Goofy and Mickey Mouse, part of a new Dark Horse-published line of classic literature comics featuring cartoon mice and ducks.

Review: New Kid

I heard Colby Sharp call The New Kid the best graphic novel (so far) of 2019. And I agree.

Review: ‘Positively Izzy’

‘Positively Izzy’ follows up ‘Invisible Emmie’ with a story that is less about the mores of middle school than about the awkward relationships between parents and children at that age.

Review: The Giver

Lois Lowry’s award-winning YA novel The Giver has now been adapted into a graphic novel.

Review: To Kill a Mockingbird

This faithful adaptation of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is an excellent companion to the original novel.