Graphic Novel Review: Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence

Creator: Joel Christian Gill Publisher: ONI Press “Memoirs are not biography–they’re more like a recollection of past events,” Joel Christian Gill tells the reader in the afterword of Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence. In this memoir Gill shares how his life pushed him towards violence and how he took control of that violence toContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence”

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”