Category Archives: Indie Comics

Articles about comic books published by indie comic book companies

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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The Best and the Worst of 2011 Comic Books

Yes, the time has come to say goodbye to 2011 and ring in 2012. Here’s a look back at the Best and the Worst of 2011* Comic Books. The Best On-Going Series 1. Echo by Terry Moore Average rating: 4.7/5 … Continue reading

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Stuck Rubber Baby Graphic Novel Review

Stuck Rubber Baby by Howard Cruse Stuck Rubbery Baby is a coming of age tale about a white gay man Toland Polk living in the South during the Civil Rights movement, which he somewhat accidentally becomes involved in. The graphic … Continue reading

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Top 5 Graphic Novels in 2010

I know, my blog’s been getting neglected as of late. Blame it on GeekGirlCon, or more importantly, donate to help us raise funds in order to secure our venue. We’re 50% of the way there. Anyway, in the next couple … Continue reading

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