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Jessica’s Farm

Josh Simmons picked an interesting way to write a graphic novel, not to get it over with but to stretch it out. Over a long time. Jessica’s Farm is 96 pages long and each page, we’re told, was drawn over … Continue reading

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The Sandman

I recently finished Neil Gaiman‘s epic comic book series The Sandman (from the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics). I read it in my favourite way to read the better comic book series: in ‘phonebooks’. By that I mean the serial … Continue reading

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Flight Vol.4

Another Flight collection from Kazu Kibuishi.¬† I especially enjoyed the following in this one: The Saga of Rex: Castaway by Michel Gagn√©. Food from the Sea by Amy Kim Ganter. The Window Makers by Kazu Kibuishi of course. …and Hope … Continue reading

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More Kazu Kibuishi

My posting about graphic novels in January mentioned some of Kazu Kibuishi’s work as did my review of The Amulet. I borrowed Flight Volume 2 and purchased Book 2 of the Amulet since. Flight Volume 2 Kazu Kibuishi is the … Continue reading

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The Professor’s Daughter

The Professor’s Daughter published in 1997 by First Second (New York, NY) was drawn by Emmanuel Guibert and written by Joann Sfar. I didn’t find it delighted me as much as Gene Luen Yang’s books from the same publisher. This … Continue reading

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Other Graphic Novels

Our library has a surprising number of graphic novels. Here’s just a few: Kazu Kibuishi’s Flight or Amulet. Book 1, The stonekeeper Michel Rabagliati‘s Paul goes fishing or Paul has a summer job (translated from French). Seth (who was at … Continue reading

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The Amulet

Killing some time in a comic book store in Waterloo with my son, I came across and purchased the first book in The Amulet. It’s a graphic novel by Kazu Kibuishi who is also the founder and editor of the … Continue reading

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