Tag Archive for Top Shelf

The Surrogates, vol. 1-2

The year is 2054. Georgia has transformed into a sprawling metropolis and nearly everyone lives their life through a Surrogate: a fully-functional android that the user controls via virtual linkup from the safety and comfort of their own home. More…

Dragon Puncher

Dragon Puncher is fierce and fearless and ferocious and he has no time for the small, furry, annoying Spoony-E. But Spoony-E has a secret weapon: his spoony! With it he can help Dragon Puncher defeat the stinky, vile dragon. Kochalka’s…

Spiral Bound

Summer is always a time of discovery. Turnip, Stucky, Viola, and Ana find this out the way that every kid and teen does—through adventures and misadventures on the way to adulthood. And, no, they aren’t exactly human, but that doesn’t…

110 Percent

110 Percent explores what happens when an obsession gets out of control. The book follows three women–Cathy, Sasha, and Gertrude–who all love the boyband 100 Percent. They’re all friends and members of the 110 Percent fanclub, and they do ridiculous…

Owly, vol. 3: Flying Lessons

In Owly, vol. 3: Flying Lessons, the third volume of the captivating Owly series, Owly and his friend Wormy see a mysterious animal soaring through the trees. Owly thinks that it looks like a squirrel, but Wormy thinks that it…

Spiral Bound

Turnip the Elephant doesn’t really have much planned for the summer, so when Stucky Hound invites him to join the town sculpting class, he thinks that maybe it’d be fun. He surprises everyone in the class when he turns out…

Blankets

The test for any good book is simple: can you put it down easily after you’ve started reading? Is there a sense of loss every time you stop reading? Well, with Craig Thompson’s Blankets, it passed this test with flying…

Trenches

In a clean, almost child-like style of wiggly lines and shifting shadows, Scott Mills tackles a story of the French front in World War I. At the center of the story are three men: Lloyd Allenby, a upstanding husband and…

Box Office Poison

If anyone ever asks you if a graphic novel is a “real” novel, hand this over to them and watch their eyes goggle. Alex Robinson’s 600 plus page whopper doesn’t just prove comics can sustain length — it’s a sly,…