fantasy

Amulet #6: Escape from Lucien

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    After pausing to recover from an illness and to draw the Harry Potter paperback covers, Kibushi returns with the anxiously awaited book six in his Amulet series. Plunging in where volume five left off, Amulet #6: Escape From…

Over the Wall

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    A young girl leaves a note for her sleeping parents: “Mom and Dad, I know I have a brother, even if I can’t remember his name.” Thus begins Anya’s adventure over the wall, into an empty city ruled…

Monster on the Hill

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    Prepare yourself for a time travel journey back to a time that never was: the 1867 English countryside and the resident beasts that terrorize (loosely) the communities, bringing excitement and, of course, tourism dollars in return. Well, almost…

Snarked! Vol. 1-3

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    And so it was Roger Langridge thought he would tell a tale. He’d draw some pretty pictures and then put it up for sale. He’d write some funny characters and put them all in peril. And he would…

The Little Prince: the graphic novel

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    The iconic Little Prince and his author, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, are brought vividly to life through the illustrations in this faithful textual adaptation by Joann Sfar and through the eloquent translation from the French by Sarah Ardizzone. Sfar’s…

Ozma of Oz

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    There are some titles that I don’t want to review. I just want to tell you to go buy them, read them, and come back here so we can celebrate them together. Ozma of Oz is definitely one…

The Secret of the Stone Frog

  One night Alan and Leah wake up to discover their beds have been transported to the deep forest. While Leah, the older sibling, is skeptical that what they are experiencing is real, Alan, the younger sibling, is entranced. They…

Princeless, vol. 1

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    Princess Adrienne is pretty sick of how things are done in her kingdom. She and her six sisters have all been locked away in tall towers guarded by dragons or other mythical beasts. They will stay in those…

Nola’s Worlds, vol. 1-3

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    I love Nola. I know that you’re supposed to keep a level of objectivity for reviews, but she makes it hard. She is so much what I want all comics heroines to be. She’s spunky and inquisitive, but…

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    It is possible that more people in this world are familiar with the 1939 film version of The Wizard of Oz than are the original 1900 novel that inspired it. The imagery, characters, and story of the film…

Calamity Jack

    Jack has always prided himself on his schemes. From childhood capers – nabbing classmates’ sandwiches and stealing ice cream – he graduated to using his talents to swindle people who actually deserve it. His hardworking momma should be…

Rapunzel’s Revenge

    Rapunzel has grown up living with just her mother. Well, her mother and a surprising number of guards. Because, as you might have guessed, Rapunzel isn’t really Mother Gothel’s daughter. What the fairy tale never told you is…

Amulet, vol. 1-3

    Emily and her brother Navin have moved into their Great-Grandfather Silas’ house after their father dies. They and their mother are looking for a new start, but they don’t expect it to come in the way that it…