12 Reasons Why I Love Her by Jamie S. Rich and Joëlle Jones
I appreciate a romcom and a story about falling in love and then falling out of it. That doesn’t break me out of this story. But my two stars are only for Jones’ wonderful art.
Jones’ sketchy style here is something I haven’t seen her do before. Continue reading “12 Reasons Why I Love Her Graphic Novel Review”
Yes, the time has come to say goodbye to 2015 and ring in 2016. Here’s a look back at the Best and the Worst of 2015* Comic Books.
The Best On-Going Series
1. Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick, Val De Landro, and Robert Wilson IV
Average rating: 5/5
I love this blatantly intersectional feminist book so much. It packs a solid punch with each and every issue. Though it makes me sad that the book is late almost every month. However, the work and finesse that DeConnick and De Landro put into it make it layered, relevant, and scarily close to our reality. Not to mention the fantabulous essays in the back of every issue.
Read my reviews of Bitch Planet.
2. Lumberjanes by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Shannon Watters, Brooke Allen, Kat Leyh, Brittney Williams, and Carolyn Nowak
Average rating: 4.9/5
This series was a runaway hit. I’m so happy for the success Lumberjanes has had, both in making it an ongoing series and for its creators, who are doing other amazing projects too. At its heart, this is a book about female friendship and that critical friendship during adolescence. Sure, there are dinosaurs, magical gods, mermaids, etc., but the core is the relationships between the girls. My only wish would be that when I was a girl, there was a great book like this.
Love live Lumberjanes! Friendship to the max!
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Comic book reviews for Lady Killer #4 and Lady Killer #5 by Joelle Jones and Jamie S. Rich
Average rating: 4.5/5 stars
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Comic book reviews for Lady Killer #1, Lady Killer #2, and Lady Killer #3 by Joelle Jones and Jamie S. Rich
Average rating: 4/5 stars
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