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Blacksad, vol. 1

Written by Juan Díaz Canales ; Illustrated by Juanjo Guarnido

This volume compiles the first three adventures of private investigator John Blacksad. The twist here is that the tales are 1950s American noir stories set in a world populated by anthropomorphic animals. 175 more words


Graphic Novel Review: Beauty

Ever since I was a little girl I’ve been obsessed with fairy tales. My fascination only grew as I became older, and discovered the darker, original stories penned by Hans Christen Anderson, Charles Perrault, and the Grim Brothers. 334 more words

Book Review

Second Chances

Well, I decided to have another go at this whole graphic novel business. Actually, that’s a lie; my hand was forced a little bit to be honest. 633 more words

Brief Thoughts And Updates

HowToons shows how makerspaces will save the world - A WhatchaReading Review!

Everyone’s talking about STEM these days – or STEAM, depending on which library or classroom you’re hanging out in. What’s STEM? It’s the new thing for education – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (with an “A” for Art, if you’re talking STEAM). 178 more words

Tween Reads

Graphic Novel Discoveries - Women In Marvel Wrap Up

A wrap up of some of the comic book trades I found time for over the past couple of months.  All MARVEL, all ladies, all fantastic. 663 more words

Graphic Novels

Friday's Featured Books

Since I wasn’t here on Wednesday, I decided that today I’d feature two books that are new to the library. And if you’re a junior, the topic should be one in the forefront of your brain right now. 176 more words

Graphic Novels

Grab a Book Thursday - Wordless Edition

Over the last few years, I have grown to have a real appreciation for graphic novels. I was moved by Maus, learned a lot from… 242 more words

Graphic Novels