The Sandman, vol. 8: World’s End

This is another collection of short stories, connected by a common theme. They, like Fables and Reflections, are not necessary to the overarching plot of the Sandman universe. These are the stories of the guests of the World’s End Inn.…

The Sandman: Endless Nights

I was not enthralled with this volume. Then again, I didn’t have to wait seven years and think that there was never going to be anymore Sandman. I came late to Sandman, as in last month, and I knew that…

Preacher, vol. 1: Gone to Texas

Ah, Preacher. It’s a comic to make the censors’ heads explode: profanity (heaps), violence (extra-gory), sex (various flavors), blasphemy (but of course!), and other sins too numerous to mention. As its many fans will attest, Preacher also features intelligent writing,…

Amelia Rules!, vol. 1: The Whole World’s Crazy

OK, let’s get all the PEANUTS comparisons out of the way. Amelia Rules!, a deceptively simple, good-humored look at the lives of elementary school aged Amelia and her friends, certainly does bring to mind Charles Schulz’s legendary stories. The artistic…