Graphic Novel Review: Nubia: Real One

Creators: L.L. McKinney & Robyn Smith Publisher: DC Comics There are stories that tell how we wish the world was and there are stories that tell how the world is. Nubia: Real One tells how it is in the real world for a young African-American woman. Nubia is filled with so much potential this isContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Nubia: Real One”

Graphic Novel Review: Flash Facts

Creators: Mayim Bialik, editor Publisher: DC Comics Flash Facts: Ten Terrific Tales About Science and Technology brings together my love for well-written nonfiction and graphic novels. I’ve always felt that I learned a lot of science from comics books. I also learned a lot of “comic book science” too! (Super-Soldier Serum, anyone?) The science inContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Flash Facts”

Graphic Novel Review: Pea, Bee & Jay: Stuck Together

Creator: Brian “Smitty” Smith Publisher: Harper Alley Pea, Bee & Jay had me smiling by the second page and laughing by the third page. Brian Smith, who both writes and draws this charming graphic novel for younger readers, takes the reader on an adventure that is humorous, but also shows the importance of working togetherContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Pea, Bee & Jay: Stuck Together”

Graphic Novel Review: You Brought Me the Ocean

Creators: Alex Sanchez & Julie Maroh Publisher: DC Graphic Novels for Young Adults “For as long as I can remember, I’ve dreamed of another world. A world where I can discover who I really am, where I’m part of something greater than myself.”  This is how Alex Sanchez begins You Brought Me the Ocean. AsContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: You Brought Me the Ocean”