Graphic Novel Review: Class Act

Creator: Jerry Craft Publisher: Quill Tree Books & Harper Alley I’m going to be honest. I held off reading Class Act. I didn’t hold off because I wasn’t interested or I didn’t think it would be good. I held off, because I knew that with the success of New Kid tons of people were goingContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Class Act”

Graphic Novel Review: Maker Comics: Draw a Comic!

Creator: JP Coovert Publisher: First Second Comics When Andrea Bell mentioned that her next project was an installment of the Maker Comics, I realized I had never read anything from the Makers Comics series. This was something I needed to rectify immediately. I scanned over the topics included in the Makers Comics series; Fix aContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Maker Comics: Draw a Comic!”

Graphic Novel Review: Flamer

Creator: Mike Curato Publisher: Henry Holt and Company “THIS BOOK WILL SAVE LIVES” reads the quote from Jarrett J. Krosoczka on the cover of Flamer and I couldn’t agree more. Growing up, I felt the same feelings that the protagonist, Aiden, feels in this book; the feeling of isolation, of being an outsider, or beingContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Flamer”

Graphic Novel Review: The Leak

Creators: Kate Reed Petty & Andrea Bell Publisher: First Second “For the Love of Truth” is the subtitle of Kate Reed Petty & Andrea Bell’s The Leak and the story contained within successfully represents this motto. I picked up The Leak based on my love of Andrea Bell’s artwork from her prior works Diary ofContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Leak”

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: 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”