365 Graphic Novel Reviews

This is where you will find the list of my 365 graphic novel reviews and quick links to them.  Click on the title of the book to be taken to that review.

Review #1

Today marks a very important day for me: today, I will start 365 blog posts in 365 days.  All of them will be reviews of graphic novels/comics (approx. 200 words each) with the exception of this post introducing the event and filling you in on the past few months.


Review #2

Title: everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too

Cute but deep book about an alien exploring Earth

Author: Jomny Sun (@jonnysun)

Publisher: Harper (2017)

Rating: 17+


Review #3

Title: Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans

Detailed depiction of Hurricane Katrina

Author: Don Brown

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015)

Rating: 10+


Review #4

Title:  A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge

Real survival tales from Hurricane Katrina

Author: Josh Neufeld

Publisher: Pantheon Books (2009)

Rating: 13+


Review #5

Title: The Great American Dust Bowl

Detailed depiction of American Dust Bowl

Author: Don Brown

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2013)

Rating: 10+


Review #6

Title: Tetris: The Games People Play

The non-fiction history of Tetris

Author: Box Brown

Publisher: First Second (2016)

Rating: 13+


Review #7

Title: Filmish: A Graphic Journey Through Film 

Graphic novel film textbook

Author: Edward Ross 

Publisher: Self Made Hero (2015)

Rating: 13+


Review #8

Title: Marvel – The Hip-Hop Covers 

Compilation of Marvel Hip-Hop covers with essays

Author: Alex Alonso, Chris Robinson, and Rickey Purdin (ed.)

Publisher: Marvel (2016)

Rating: 13+


Review #9

Title: Your Black Friend  

Short comic that works as a field guide to white people that have black friends

Author: Ben Passmore

Publisher: Silver Sprocket (2017)

Rating: 17+


Review #10

Title: Say Her Name 

Short comic that explores the African-American experience

Author: Bianca Xunise 

Publisher: Self Published (?)

Rating: 13+


Review #11

Title: Ghosts 

Young adult book about a girl growing up in a new town with an ill sister

Author: Raina Telgemeier

Publisher: Scholastic (2016)

Rating: 7+ Keep in mind that the book does deal with illness, and there are ghosts in the book, but they are not scary.


Review #12 

Title: Not On My Watch  

Short comic about preventing sexual assault

Author: Isabella Rotman

Publisher: Self Published (2016)

Rating: 17+


Review #13

Title: Baddawi  

Author: Leila Abdelrazaq

Publisher: Just World Books (2015)

Rating: 13+


Review #14

Title: Scott Pilgrim

Dude has to fight 7 evil exes to date girl

Author: Bryan Lee O’Malley

Publisher: ONI Press (2004-2015)

Rating: 13+


Review #15

Title: Brobots And The Kaiju Kerfuffle

Kids book about robots fighting monsters

Author: J. Torres and Sean Dove

Publisher: ONI Press (2016)

Rating: All Ages


Review #16

Title: Rick and Morty Vol. 1 

it’s the comic version of Rick and Morty

Author: Zac Gorman (Writer) CJ Cannon (Illustrator)

Publisher: ONI Press (2015)

Rating: 17+


Review #17

Title: The Tea Dragon Society  

Cool tale of cute tea dragons and the people that care for them

Author: Katie O’Neill

Publisher: ONI Press (2017)

Rating: All Ages


Review #18

Title: Courtney Crumrin: The Night Things Vol. 1  

Exploring young witch in a new town

Author: Ted Neifeh 

Publisher: ONI Press (2012; 2017 Special Edition)

Rating: 10+


Review #19

Title: Space Battle Lunchtime Vol. 1  

Woman battles aliens on cooking show

Author: Natalie Riess 

Publisher: ONI Press (2016)

Rating: 10+


Review #20

Title:  Princess Princess Ever After 

Author: Katie O’Neill

Publisher: ONI Press (2016)

Rating: 7+


Review #21

Title: Archie 

Author: Mark Waid (writer)

Publisher: Archie Comics (2015-current)

Rating: 13+


Review #22

Title: Snotgirl

Author:  Leslie Hung and Bryan Lee O’Malley

Publisher: Image Comics (2017-current)

Rating: 17+


Review #23

Title: Lighter Than My Shadow

Author: Katie Green

Publisher: Roar, an imprint of Lion Forge (2017)

Rating: 17+


Review #24

Title: Spider-Man (Miles Morales)

Author: Brian Michael Bendis

Publisher: Marvel Comics (2011-current)

Rating: 10+


Review #25

Title: Ms. Marvel 

Author: G. Willow Wilson

Publisher: Marvel Comics (2014-current)

Rating: 10+


Review #26

Title: Shade The Changing Girl 

Author: Cecil Castellucci (writer) Marley Zarcone (artist) Kelly Fitzpatrick (colorist)

Publisher: Marvel Comics (2016-current)

Rating: 17+


Review #27

Title: Manifest Destiny

Author: (Team) Chris Dingess, Matthew Roberts, and Owen Gieni.

Publisher: Image Comics (2013-current)

Rating: 17+


Review #28

Title: Bandette

Author: (story) Paul Tobin (art) Colleen Coover

Publisher: Dark Horse (2013)

Rating: 10+


Review #29

Title: Nanjing The Burning City

Author: Ethan Young

Publisher: Dark Horse (2015)

Rating: 17+


Review #30

Title: Mae

Author: Gene Ha

Publisher: Dark Horse (2016-17)

Rating: 13+


Review #31

Title: Soupy Leaves Home

Author: Cecil Castellucci (writer) Jose Pimienta (illustrations)

Publisher: Dark Horse (2017)

Rating: 13+


Review #32

Title: The Adventures of Superhero Girl (Expanded Edition)

Author: Faith Erin Hicks

Publisher: Dark Horse (2017)

Rating: 10+


Review #33

Title: Zodiac Starforce: By The Power of Astra 

Author: Kevin Panetta (script) Paulina Ganucheau (art)

Publisher: Dark Horse (2016)

Rating: 10+


Review #34

Title: Poppy! and the Lost Lagoon 

Author: Matt Kindt and Brian Hurtt

Publisher: Dark Horse (2016)

Rating: 10+


Review #35

Title: The Kinder Guardians Vol. 1: Some Kinder Wonderful  

Author: Victor Dandridge and Justin Castaneda

Publisher: Vantage: Inhouse (2015)

Rating: All Ages


Review #36

Title: A Piggy’s Tale: The Adventures of a 3-Legged Super-Pup 

Author: Tod Emko & Ethan Young

Publisher: Bohemian Press (2016)

Rating: All Ages


Review #37

Title: Rock Mary Rock

Author: Nicky Soh with colors by Jeremy Lawson

Publisher: Independent

Rating: 7+


Review #38

Title: Alter-Life

Author: Writer: Caleb Thusat   Art: Katrina Kunstmann

Publisher: Independent (2016)

Age Rating: 17+


Review #39

Title: No Small Plans 

Author: Gabrielle Lyon, Devin Mawdsley, Kayce Bayer, Chris Lin, and Deon Reed

Publisher: Chicago Architectural Foundation (2017)

Age Rating: 10+


Review #40

Title: Do Not Disturb My Waking Dream  

Author: Laura Park

Publisher: Uncivilized Books (2016?)

Age Rating: 17+


Review #41

Title: 1400 and Death’s Door: Ignorance Likes Company

Author: Jag Lall

Publisher: WRITERSWORLD (2016)

Age Rating: 13+


Review #42

Title: The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents: Macbeth

Author: Ian Lendler and Zack Giallongo color by Alisa Harris

Publisher: First Second (2014)

Age Rating: 7+


Review #43

Title: Primates 

Author: Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wicks

Publisher: First Second (2013)

Age Rating: 10+


Review #44

Title: This One Summer  

Author: Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki

Publisher: First Second (2014)

Age Rating: 13+


Review #45

Title: Relish: My Life In The Kitchen   

Author: Lucy Knisley

Publisher: First Second (2013)

Age Rating: 13+


Review #46

Title: Andre The Giant: Life and Legend

Author: Box Brown

Publisher: First Second (2014)

Age Rating: 13+


Review #47

Title: Demon

Author: Jason Shiga

Publisher: First Second (2017)

Age Rating: 17+


Review #48

Title: Level Up

Author: Gene Luen Yang and Thien Pham

Publisher: First Second (2011)

Age Rating: 13+


Review #49

Title: Divinity

Author(s): Matt Kindt and Trevor Hairsine

Publisher: Valiant Comics (2015)

Age Rating: 13+


Review #50

Title: Archer & Armstrong 

Author(s): Fred Van Lente/Clayton Henry/Matt Milla

Publisher: Valiant Comics (2012)

Age Rating: 13+


Review #51

Title: Faith  

Author(s): Jody Houser, Francis Portela, and Marguerite Sauvage

Publisher: Valiant Comics (2016)

Age Rating: 13+


Review #52

Title: Quantum and Woody   

Author(s): James Asmus, Tom Fowler, and Jordie Bellaire

Publisher: Valiant Comics (2013)

Age Rating: 13+


Review #53

Title: Doctor Mirage    

Author(s): Jen Van Meter, Roberto De La Torre, and David Baron

Publisher: Valiant Comics (2015)

Age Rating: 13+


Review #54

Title: RAI   

Author(s): Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain

Publisher: Valiant Comics (2016)

Age Rating: 13+


Review #55

Title: Harbinger   

Author(s): Joshua Dysart, Khari Evans, Lewis Larosa, and Ian Hannin

Publisher: Valiant Comics (2012)

Age Rating: 13+


Review #56

Lesson Planning Post One


Review #57

Lesson Planning Post Two 


Review #58

Title: Superman American Alien   

Author(s): Written by Max Landis Art by a ton of peeps

Publisher: DC Comics (2016)

Age Rating: 17+


Review #59