The Rainbow Connection! Tagging Stories With Colour Challenge

I really need to get caught up on my tag posts! The Tagging Stories with Colour Challenge is a bright, shiny, new tag, and one of the cuter tags that I've seen make it's way around the blogosphere, so kudos to Anime as a Cup of Tea for coming up with such a fun, new... Continue Reading →

Henchgirl: Expanded Edition Review

I’m new to Henchgirl, but I’ve enjoyed Kristen Gudsnuk’s all-ages graphic novel series, Making Friends, and I was interested in checking out some of her other work. This new edition of Henchgirl gave me the perfect opportunity to do just that, and I’m very glad that I picked it up! Synopsis: In a city where... Continue Reading →

Cheshire Crossing Review

Cheshire Crossing might just be the ultimate cross-over comic! Staring Alice Liddell (Alice in Wonderland), Dorothy Gale (The Wizard of Oz) and Wendy Darling (Peter Pan), Cheshire Crossing takes the western fantasy genre’s earliest heroines and asks the question: how would their fantastical experiences have impacted them after they returned to their regular lives? Written... Continue Reading →

Heartstopper Vol 1 Review

Heartstopper began life as a webcomic, though its main characters appeared even earlier as side-characters in author, Alice Oseman’s, young-adult novel, Solitaire. Now Nick and Charlie’s story of youthful romance and self-discovery has made it to print, allowing new readers, such as myself, to experience it for the first time. Synopsis: It hasn’t been easy... Continue Reading →

By Night Series Review

Written by John Allison, the creator of Giant Days, illustrated by Christine Larsen and coloured by Sarah Stern, By Night is an exciting sci-fi romp, which follows the adventures of a pair of twenty-somethings who bite off more than they can chew when a bit of idle mischief leads them to an amazing discovery. Synopsis:... Continue Reading →

Beyond the Clouds Vol 1 Review

Beyond the Clouds: The Girl Who Fell From the Sky is a manga-style, fantasy comic by Nicke which was originally published in France. I was drawn to the comic’s steam-punk aesthetic, beautiful cover art and the promise of a fairy tale-like story and decided to give it a try. So, did this tale of magic... Continue Reading →

Mooncakes Review

Tomorrow is Halloween and the comic I'm reviewing today is very much on theme for the season, as it features witches, werewolves and evil cults, oh my! Mooncakes began life as a webcomic and has now been published in print format by Lion Forge under their teen imprint, Roar. Written by Suzanne Walker and illustrated... Continue Reading →

A Sparrow’s Roar Review

Written by C. R. Chua & Paolo Chikiamco and with art by C. R. Chua, A Sparrow’s Roar is an action adventure comic that features a dark story of war, political maneuvering and revenge. Synopsis: Per is a Sparrow, a warrior in training, who can’t wait to become a Lion, a full-fledged warrior of Esterpike.... Continue Reading →

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