Tag Archive for Colleen Doran

Amazing Fantastic Incredible

14 Magnolia Road

There’s been something of a golden age for graphic novel memoirs aimed at middle grade readers in the past few years with fantastic titles like Smile, Sisters, El Deafo, and The Dumbest Idea Ever being released (second dumbest idea ever: attempting…

Manga Man

Mangaman

No, this isn’t the newest superhero, but a story that asks the reader to consider what would happen if the world of manga and American comics clashed? So we get the story of Ryoko, a manga character that, through some…

Orbiter

I grew up with two physicists for parents. We often had great dinner conversations about subatomic particles and cosmology. When I was ten, I was allowed to stay up late to watch the first episode of Star Trek: The Next…

A Distant Soil, vol. 1-3

Aliens are about to attack! The only ones who can save us are a motley band of humans! I can hear you all saying, “Yeah, yeah, I’ve heard it all before.” Ha! Collen Doran’s great trick is to take a…