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Category Archives: reading comics with alice marie
Saga (Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples), a brand spankin’ new series from Image, is a beautiful adventure that takes place on faraway planets. Hazel, the narrator of the story, is first seen as a baby being born within the … Continue reading
How many of you guys are major Harry Potter fans? All of you, right? If my Tumblr dashboard is any indication, I’m just going to assume we’re all on the same wizarding page here, and I’d like to tell you … Continue reading
Are you guys ready for more tripods, red weed, and heat rays, and all that with a bad-ass lady journalist taking on the system and exposing the sins of the British Empire? The Great Game picks up another 30 years … Continue reading
Scarlet Traces is Ian Edginton’s series that expands on H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds, and it’s the kind of story I wish would continue forever, because it’s just that badass. The plot picks up ten years after the Martian … Continue reading
The final installment of Warren Ellis’s “synthetic heroes” series (with previous books being Black Summer and No Hero) wraps up with Supergod (Avatar Press, 2010) by asking “How far would the world go?” Without giving too much away, the … Continue reading
Continuing in my review of Warren Ellis’s synthetic heroes series (that’s what I’m calling it), this week I want to talk about No Hero. Written by Ellis, with art by Juan Jose Ryp, No Hero looks at how far the … Continue reading
Part of my introduction to Warren Ellis has been through Black Summer, when it was recommended to me by James Sime, owner of Isotope Comics in San Francisco. (I think it’s probably the best comic book store on the planet, … Continue reading
Those who know me well (Hi mom!) can tell you that I’m almost obsessively enthusiastic about the things I love. I’ll research every last detail and have a well of “useless” information in my head that can sometimes make me … Continue reading