Monthly Archives: February 2013

Scott Pilgrim Volume 1: Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life

Written and drawn by Bryan Lee O’Malley Published by Oni Press “Scott Pilgrim is dating a High schooler!” Thus begins the first volume of this modern classic, as Scott breaks the news to his friends that he is dating a … Continue reading

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The Finder Library: Volume 1

Written and Illustrated by Carla Speed McNeil Published by Lightspeed Press and Dark Horse Comics There are comics that I read that I am almost afraid to write about. They are so good and my words can not come close to doing … Continue reading

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Jack Staff Volume 1: Everything Used to be Black & White

Written and drawn by Paul Grist Published by Image Comics It’s time to continue my focus on black & white books by writer/illustrators with this appropriately titled collection of the early adventures of Jack Staff. Originally published by Grist’s own Dancing Elephant Press, … Continue reading

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King City Rules

King City written and drawn by Brandon Graham. Published by Image Comics by way of TokyoPop. In my head I subtitle this book, ‘An Ode to Radness’. It’s like a poem exulting in the awesomeness of comics and the cool … Continue reading

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Desolation Jones: Made in England

Written by Warren Ellis and drawn by J.H. Williams III with colours by Jose Villarubia and lettering by Todd Klein Published by DC/Wildstorm Desolation Jones is a detective story, one that tells a familiar tale. There is a femme fatale, … Continue reading

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