Month: June 2016

Green Arrow #1. Benjamin Percy (Writer), Otto Schmidt (Artist), Nate Piekos (Letterer) and Juan Ferreyra (Cover Artist). DC Comics. June 15th, 2016.

Review: Green Arrow #1

Green Arrow #1  Benjamin Percy (Writer), Otto Schmidt (Artist), Nate Piekos (Letterer) and Juan Ferreyra (Cover Artist). DC Comics June 15th, 2016 Disclaimer: This review is based on an advanced copy from the publisher and contains spoilers. I reviewed Wonder Woman: Rebirth #1 last week and really enjoyed it. It did well as a one-shot setting up a rebooted/relaunched/reimagined…

Gunpla: Rediscovering My Childhood and Self Care

“So what is Gunpla?” This was a question from my partner that I’d been dreading for some time. For those who don’t know, “Gunpla” is the portmanteau for “Gundam” and “plastic,” simply meaning the official model kits based on the mecha from the eponymous anime franchise. They are also something I have damn-near obsessively dived…

YA?! Y Not’s Summer Reading List

Psst! Hey! Wanna hear a secret librarian confession? I hate summer reading. Don’t get me wrong: I love summer, and reading, and reading in the summer. Combating the so-called “summer slide”—where students lose reading and math skills over the summer because they are not practicing day in and day out—is really important, but what I…