Author Archive for Jennifer Wharton

Lucky Luke

In these four selections from the long-running Lucky Luke comics, Lucky Luke, “The man who shoots faster than his own shadow,” rides calmly through a wild variety of Western adventures. Newcomers to the series will easily pick up on the…

The Boy Who Cried Alien

Boy who cried alien

This fractured fairy tale version of “The boy who cried wolf” blends comic panels, aliens, and a boy with an amazing talent for lying. Larry the Liar sees a pair of aliens crash land their ship in Malarkey Lake. Unfortunately,…

Miss Annie: Rooftop Cat

Miss Annie, the intrepid kitten of Miss Annie: Freedom, is back in a second adventure. After her cautious foray into the outside world during the day, she’s ready for a real adventure; outside at night. She has her own cat…

Miss Annie: Freedom!

Miss Annie Freedom

Miss Annie, a small black and white kitten, lives with her family, The Dad, The Mom, and Sarah. Alone in the house, she guards and protects, fighting a leaf, prowling through the house and longing to go outside. When she…

Spera, vol. 1

Spera

This fantasy adventure is arranged in four chapters and a selection of short stories, all illustrated by a variety of artists. The reader is plunged immediately into the middle of the story; we see a lonely princess, surrounding by arguing…

Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Predators

Dinosaurs and comics – what could be better? After a brief introduction to the different prehistoric time periods during which dinosaurs existed and a graphic introduction to dinosaurs as predators, the book discusses ten dinosaurs: allosaurus, ankylosaurus, Apatosaurus, pteranodon, sarcosuchus,…

Melusine, vol. 2: Halloween

Melusine, apprentice witch, and her friends have adventures, mishaps, and play tricks on each other and the hapless townspeople in this collection of funny and creepy comic strips. The stories, generally a page in length although a few are longer,…