Category Archives: Oni Press

Hopeless Savages: Break Graphic Novel Review

Hopeless Savages: Break by Jen Van Meter Art: Meredith McClaren Hopeless Savages remains a super cute book about this punk rock family through the lens of Zero. One of the most interesting aspects of Zero’s point-of-view has been how she … Continue reading

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Stumptown Vol 3 Graphic Novel Review

Stumptown Vol 3 by Greg Rucka Art: Justin Greenwood I really loved the other two volumes of Stumptown, and this one let me down. The story wasn’t as intriguing as the others. I also didn’t enjoy Greenwood’s art as much … Continue reading

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Stumptown Vol 2: The Case of the Baby in the Velvet Case Graphic Novel Review

Stumptown: The Case of the Baby in the Velvet Case by Greg Rucka Art: Matthew Southworth Once again, Rucka and Southworth created a tale that showed off Portland. The city itself is as much a character as Dex, David Mayes, … Continue reading

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Queen & Country (vol 4): Operation: Blackwall Graphic Novel Review

Queen & Country (vol 4): Operation: Blackwall by Greg Rucka Art: J. Alexander I almost feel sorry for Edward. Though he’s kind of a dope to think that Tara would ever want a real relationship; also that he wouldn’t figure … 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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Hopeless Savages (Vol 1): Greatest Hits 2000-2010 Graphic Novel Review

Hopeless Savages (Vol 1): Greatest Hits 2000-2010 by Jen Van Meter Art: Christine Norrie, Bryan Lee O’Malley, Chynna Clugston Flores, Ross Campbell, Andi Watson, Vera Brosgol, Becky Cloonan, Mike Norton, Tim Fish, Catherine Noorie, Meredith McClaren, and Terry Dodson I’d … Continue reading

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Stumptown Graphic Novel Review

Stumptown by Greg Rucka Art: Matthew Southworth There are no spoilers in this review. I loved Stumptown from beginning to end. I was absorbed into Dex’s world the moment I started to read it. The words and the art were … Continue reading

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GeekGirlCon’s July Book Club

Join me and the rest of the GeekGirlCon Book Club as we read Jen Van Meter’s Hopeless Savages, a graphic novel about a punk rock family. Trust me, you won’t be able to put this book down once you start. … Continue reading

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Reviews of the All-Ages Comics on Free Comic Book Day 2010

Comic book reviews for Mouse Guard/Fraggle Rock Free Comic Book Day 2010 flip-book, Owly and Friends! by James Kochalka, Andy Runton, and Christian Slade, Fractured Fables, The Oni Press Free for All #1, Iron Man / Nova, DC Kids Mega … Continue reading

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Reviews Queen & Country (Vol 2) “Operation: Morningstar”

Queen & Country (Vol 2) “Operation: Morningstar” by Greg Rucka I love that this is a pre-9/11 story about Afghanistan. I love Tara being so pissed off that she can’t kick some Taliban ass. I love how Rucka just tips … Continue reading

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