• Underwhelmed with Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale

    Underwhelmed with Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale0

    Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale Deron Bennett (letterer), Isaac Goodhart (artist), Jeremy Lawson (colourist) and Lauren Myracle (writer) DC Ink (a DC Comics imprint) May 1, 2019 Content Warning for mention and depiction of child abuse. In March 2015, I hosted a Gotham Academy roundtable featuring five book bloggers. We discussed their limited experience with comics,

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  • Read-Alikes: Welcome to the Fantastic Worlds of Diana Wynne Jones

    Read-Alikes: Welcome to the Fantastic Worlds of Diana Wynne Jones0

    When I was a kid, I read my paperback copy of Witch Week by Diana Wynne Jones so many times that the binding fell apart. As much as I enjoyed it, I remember having a lot of questions during my rereads. For example, I can remember wondering, “Why does it seem like I am supposed to

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  • My Ideal Librarian: A Review of Bug Boys

    My Ideal Librarian: A Review of Bug Boys0

    Bug Boys: Volume 1 Laura Knetzger Czap Books 2015 Critics often ask ourselves how we can approach a review with as little bias as possible. Can you truly be unbiased about a piece that hits on themes related to your own identity? Regardless of how your views fall, I’ll warn you now: this is an

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  • Jem and the Holograms – Infinite: Colourful Caper through Parallel Worlds

    Jem and the Holograms – Infinite: Colourful Caper through Parallel Worlds0

    Jem and the Holograms: Infinite  Kelly Thompson (Writer), Stacey Lee, Jenn St-Onge (Artists), Jen Hickman (Artist and Letters), Sarah Stern, M. Victoria Robado (Letters and Colours), Shawn Lee (Letters), Brittany Peer (Colours) IDW Publishing 13 February, 2018 Jem and the Holograms and the Misfits are at it again: not singing, but arguing. Can these two

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  • The Woods Falls Flat On QTPOC Representation

    The Woods Falls Flat On QTPOC Representation0

    The Woods Volumes 1-8 James Tynion IV (writer), Michael Dialynas (artist), Josan Gonzalez (colorist), Ed Dukeshire (letterer) Boom! Studios When I read the first couple volumes of The Woods last year, I felt that the series had promise. James Tynion IV offered up a plot and world that were fun—Bay Point High School is randomly

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  • Teaching Diverse Lit: Cinderella meets New Beijing

    Teaching Diverse Lit: Cinderella meets New Beijing0

    • October 17, 2017

    We are fully immersed in the era of adaptations. Fiction fans need not wait more than a week to hear that a favorite novel or comic will soon to make its way to the big or small screen. Old television shows and movies are earning reboots left and right. Stories are getting second and third

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