Category Archives: Indie Comics

Articles about comic books published by indie comic book companies

California Dreamin’ Graphic Novel Review

California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot Before the Mamas & the Papas by Penelope Bagieu Many of my friends remember their Boomer parents introducing them to the music of the ’60s and ’70s. The sounds of your parents’ teenagehood, and in this … Continue reading

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A Wrinkle in Time Graphic Novel Review

A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel by Hope Larson (artist, adapter) and Madeleine L’Engle Another ladies comic book club pick. As of writing this, we haven’t had our meeting yet. I’m curious to hear what the other ladies have … Continue reading

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Avery Fatbottom: Renaissance Fair Detective #1 and #2 Comic Book Reviews

Comic book reviews for Avery Fatbottom: Renaissance Fair Detective #1 and Avery Fatbottom: Renaissance Fair Detective #2 by Jen Vaughn Average rating: 3.5/5 stars

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Tomboy Graphic Novel Review

Tomboy by Liz Prince This is the type of book that I wish I could’ve read when I was a kid. Prince tells her own story, of a young Liz, figuring out who she’s becoming. That person is a tomboy, … Continue reading

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Leaving Megalopolis Graphic Novel Review

Leaving Megalopolis by Gail Simone Art: Jim Calafiore I backed this Kickstarter since I’m a fan of both Simone’s work and Calafiore’s work, especially their collaboration on Secret Six. I expected Leaving Megalopolis to be extremely violent and dark, and … Continue reading

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Rose and Isabel Graphic Novel Review

Rose and Isabel by Ted Mathot I picked up this graphic novel randomly at the last Emerald City Comicon. I love going to comic conventions to meet indie artists and find their books. I can’t ever decide if ECCC is … Continue reading

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Magic Trixie Graphic Novel Review

Magic Trixie by Jill Thompson I believe perhaps I am just too old for Magic Trixie. These aren’t really my life struggles at this point in my journey — Trixie deals with a new, baby sibling who’s getting all the … Continue reading

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DAR!: A Super Girly Top Secret Comic Diary (Vol 1) Graphic Novel Review

DAR!: A Super Girly Top Secret Comic Diary (Vol 1) by Erika Moen Completely entertaining and super fun, Moen’s book is an autobiographic comic. Or perhaps as I like to see it, autobiographical fiction. (I know that I’ve written a … Continue reading

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Dolltopia Graphic Novel Review

Dolltopia by Abby Denson I loved Dolltopia. I didn’t know what to make of it when I first picked it up. But it’s not just a story about dolls who are escaping from being dolls; it’s not just another Toy … Continue reading

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Anna Mercury (Vol 1): The Cutter Graphic Novel Review

Anna Mercury (Vol 1): The Cutter by Warren Ellis Art: Facundo Percio I’m finding myself a little take-it or leave-it with Ellis these days. I think I almost find his “non-fiction” writing more compelling than his comic books. That said, … Continue reading

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