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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: Starve #1

Published by: Image Comics Written by: Brian Wood Art by: Danijel Zezelj For those of you who follow the antics of the gang here at Graphic Novice on Twitter you know that Nickel and I argue about comics… a lot (I blame his Canadian-ness or perhaps his insane love of Marvel’s Civil War). However, just…

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Review: Valhalla Mad #1

You cannot defeat the mighty…….Knox!!! (Wait, What?) When I was really young I absolutely loved Spaceballs. (Spaceballs, The Reference!!!!!!!!) Surprisingly though I never really related to Lonestar. I was a Dark Helmet fan through and through and I could never figure out why everyone treated him so badly or why things always seemed to go…

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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…