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Review: ‘The Breakaways’

Cathy G. Johnson introduces a diverse cast of middle-school soccer players who learn that you don’t necessarily need to play a sport to be a team in this engaging graphic novel.

Review: ‘The Worst Book Ever’

Not only should you not judge a book by its cover, but sometimes you shouldn’t judge a book by its title either. Case in point? Elise Gravel’s latest work, The Worst Book Ever.

Review: “Spidey: Freshman Year” and “The Unstoppable Wasp: GIRL Power”

Two excellent but short-lived Marvel series from recent years return in new collected editions intended for a new audience.

Review: ‘Camp’

Olive, the lead of Click, returns in another story about friendship, this time at summer camp.

2019 Eisner Nominations

While I was on Spring Break, the Eisner nominations were announced. The Eisner Awards, which is in its 31st year, are named for famed graphic novelist/artist Will Eisner.

Review: ‘Bloom’

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A quiet coming-of-age story set in a coastal family bakery.

Review: ‘Disney Princess: Ariel and The Sea Wolf’

A Little Mermaid graphic novel aimed at little readers makes for a pretty great introduction to comics.

Review: ‘Mera: Tidebreaker’

The first DC Ink graphic novel for young adults is a rewarding read about an undersea warrior princess with fresh insight and challenges.

Review: Mech Cadet Yu

Though I read these volumes out of order, I really enjoyed the stories. This series is quite different than my “normal” reading, but I’m always thrilled when I can enjoy a title that will be a perfect fit for the boys who come to the library. (And girls too… But this will be an easy sell to the boys.)

Review: ‘Super Sons: The PolarShield Project’

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