“Sin City” by Frank Miller (1991) comic review – graphic novel recommendations

“Sin City” by Frank Miller (1991) comic review – graphic novel recommendations

[Book cover of graphic novel “Sin City” by Frank Miller (1991) – comic review from comics recommendation list]Now, let’s talk aboutSin Cityby Frank Miller, which was released in the early 90s, and caused quite a stir in the comics world. Right off the bat, it was the artwork ofSin Citythat leapt out at everyone. The…Continue reading “Sin City” by Frank Miller (1991) comic review – graphic novel recommendations

“Jimmy Corrigan” by Chris Ware (2000) – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 02 – #9

“Jimmy Corrigan” by Chris Ware (2000) – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 02 – #9

[Book cover of graphic novel “Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth” by Chris Ware (2000) – Number 9 in Top 10 comics countdown list]Now, let’s talk aboutJimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earthby Chris Ware. I think that the title of this one gave me a false idea of what to expect from this…Continue reading “Jimmy Corrigan” by Chris Ware (2000) – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 02 – #9

“Maus” by Art Spiegelman (1991) comic review – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 08 – #3

“Maus” by Art Spiegelman (1991) comic review – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 08 – #3

[Book cover of graphic novel “Maus” by Art Spiegelman (1991) – Number 3 in Top 10 comics countdown list]Now, the next book I’m going to discuss is a big one. It’s actually the first comic to win the Pulitzer Prize for literature. Of course, it’sMausby Art Spiegelman.Mausis an autobiographical comic about Art Spiegelman’s own experiences…Continue reading “Maus” by Art Spiegelman (1991) comic review – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 08 – #3

“Supercrash” by Darryl Cunningham (2014) review (a.k.a. “The Age of Selfishness”)

“Supercrash” by Darryl Cunningham (2014) review (a.k.a. “The Age of Selfishness”)

[Book cover of graphic novel “Supercrash” by Darryl Cunningham (2014) – comic review from comics recommendation list]Now, let’s talk aboutSupercrashby Darryl Cunningham. Which is also known hasThe Age of Selfishness. Many of the books that I’m discussing in these videos – appeal to me because they’re sodifferentto the kind of comics that I draw. For…Continue reading “Supercrash” by Darryl Cunningham (2014) review (a.k.a. “The Age of Selfishness”)

“Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi (2000) comic review – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 03 – #8

“Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi (2000) comic review – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 03 – #8

[Book cover of graphic novel “Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi (2000) – Number 8 in Top 10 comics countdown list]Alright, number 8 on this list isPersepolisby Marjane Satrapi. This is an autobiographical comic that describes Marjane’s experiences growing up in Iran during the 1980s during the time of the Islamic Revolution. What happened during the Islamic…Continue reading “Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi (2000) comic review – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 03 – #8

“Watchmen” by Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons comic review – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 05 – #6

“Watchmen” by Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons comic review – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 05 – #6

[Book cover of graphic novel “Watchmen” by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons (1987) – Number 6 in Top 10 comics countdown list]Alright, onto number six on my list of Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels. Number six isWatchmenby Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.Watchmen’s story is about a group of superheroes who were active in the 1950s…Continue reading “Watchmen” by Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons comic review – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 05 – #6

“Black Hole” by Charles Burns (2005) comic review – graphic novel recommendations

“Black Hole” by Charles Burns (2005) comic review – graphic novel recommendations

[Book cover of graphic novel “Black Hole” by Charles Burns (2005) – comic review from comics recommendation list]OK, now let’s talk aboutBlack Holeby Charles Burns. This is a book set in the suburbs of Seattle in the 1970s, and it features a bunch of teenagers who one-by-one contract a sexually transmitted disease. Now, in the…Continue reading “Black Hole” by Charles Burns (2005) comic review – graphic novel recommendations

“Drawing Words & Writing Pictures” by Jessica Abel and Matt Madden book review.

“Drawing Words & Writing Pictures” by Jessica Abel and Matt Madden book review.

[Book cover of graphic novel “Drawing Words and Writing Pictures” by Jessica Abel and Matt Madden (2008) – comic review from comics recommendation list]Next, let’s take a look at two books written by the husband-and-wife team of Jessica Abel and Matt Madden. The first book was released in 2008, and is calledDrawing Words and Writing…Continue reading “Drawing Words & Writing Pictures” by Jessica Abel and Matt Madden book review.

“Smile” by Raina Telgemeier (2010) comic review – graphic novel recommendations

“Smile” by Raina Telgemeier (2010) comic review – graphic novel recommendations

[Book cover of graphic novel “Smile” by Raina Telgemeier (2010) – comic review from comics recommendation list]Now, of all the comics I’m covering in this list, the next book is probably intended for the youngest audience. The book isSmileby Raina Telgemeier, and is an autobiographical story about when she was in sixth grade, and needed…Continue reading “Smile” by Raina Telgemeier (2010) comic review – graphic novel recommendations

“This One Summer” by Jillian Tamaki & Mariko Tamaki review – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 06 – #5

“This One Summer” by Jillian Tamaki & Mariko Tamaki review – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 06 – #5

[Book cover of graphic novel “This One Summer” by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki (2014) – Number 5 in Top 10 comics countdown list]So, number 5 on my comics countdown isThis One Summerby Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki. Now, this is a book that I’ve only just read within the last 6 months, but it…Continue reading “This One Summer” by Jillian Tamaki & Mariko Tamaki review – Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels 06 – #5