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Review: This One Summer

This One Summer Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki Groundwood Books, $21.99 Sometimes I don’t want to read about superheroes. Don’t get me wrong I love spandex covered biceps and boobies as much as the next guy (they defined my childhood after all), but superhero stories are somewhat limited in emotional quality. This isn’t to say…

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Review: Leaving Megalopolis

Published by: Painfully Normal Productions Written by: Gail Simone Art by: Jim Calafiore $9.99 on Comixology   I woke one day and I had an unusual problem, there was no more Walking Dead to read!!! Now never fear loyal Walking Dead reader/watcher, there will indeed be more Walking Dead (of that you can be sure.…

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E.L.E. #1

E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event) #1 By: Jason Parsons, Francisco Quilez & Neko Punch Purchase: Digital Download After clearing some six month old marshmallow residue out from under the keys of my trusty electronic typewriter, I decided it was high time I contributed an article to the website. With our new staff writer, Desmond Hassing (@dhassing), cranking…

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Review: Kaptara #1

Published by: Image Comics Story By: Chip Zdarsky @zdarsky Art By: Kagan Mcleod @KaganMcLeod Now when I signed on as a contributor/slave here at the paradigm altering Graphic Novice I found an interesting addendum to my contract, it read as follows: 3(a) All staff of the corporate entity known as Graphic Novice must at all…

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Review: Wolves of Summer

WOLVES OF SUMMER Digitally distributed by: Alterna Comics Written by: Tony Keaton (@WolvesofSummer) Art by: Andrew Herbst (@And_Droid_)   Greetings all and welcome to something new we are trying here at the world famous repository of ill-informed comic book knowledge know as Graphic Novice. It is I, Desmond Hassing (of the many podcasts-Musings of a…

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Jeff Martin’s War of 1812

Jeff Martin’s War of 1812 Volume 1: Redcoats-ish Renegade Arts Entertainment Written and Drawn By Jeff Martin   When Jeff Martin reached out to us about checking out his new published collection, “Redcoats-ish”, we were happy if a little slow to oblige. We here at Graphic Novice haven’t been nearly as diligent as we planned…