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Showing entries tagged: 'Graphic Novel'

Dan Slott's She-Hulk: The Complete Collection

By Tim R on Jun 2, 2014 12:26 PM

Jennifer Walters, who became The She-Hulk after a blood transfusion from her cousin Bruce Banner (The Incredible Hulk himself), finds herself in a bit of a quandary and is forced to put away the purple spandex and instead don a suit and glasses to fight criminals in the courtroom, not with her fists. It sounds a bit like Ally McBeal on super-powered steroids, but I…

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What advice were people looking for 100 years ago?

By jacki_1 on Mar 26, 2014 9:16 AM

It's a very simple idea: a woman receives a notebook with newspaper clippings from the Bintel Brief, a long-running letter column in turn of the century Yiddish newspaper The Forward. When she opens this notebook, the ghost of Abraham Cahan springs to life and they read the columns as they interact in the present. This is the charming premise of Liana Finck's graphic novel A…

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Who is Pusheen?

By jacki_1 on Feb 26, 2014 2:29 PM

I Am Pusheen the Cat by Claire Belton The everyday life of Pusheen the Cat is chronicled in a series of ridiculously adorable comic drawings. Pusheen is cute, chubby, extremely lazy, and has toes that look like beans. She enjoys lying completely still, exercising her imagination, and modeling the latest human mustache fashions. This is her first journey from the animated webcomic to the printed page. Margaret…

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The Encyclopedia of Early Earth by Isabel Greenberg

By jacki_1 on Feb 26, 2014 2:03 PM

The Encyclopedia of Early Earth by Isabel Greenberg Two soul mates discover they cannot come within two feet of one another. Determined to find a cure for their fate, they marry anyway. But, how do you pass the years with a mate you cannot touch? With stories and legends of course! Discover a world of irreverent mythology, all lushly illustrated with Nordic inspired art. Beth @ East

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