The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

What an absolute delight! The Prince and the Dressmaker, a gorgeous graphic novel set in late 19th century Paris, has everything I want out of a fairytale: creativity, fabulousness, whimsy, unique and courageous characters, and just enough darkness to make the happy ending both a joy and a relief. Prince Sebastian is into wearing dressers,... Continue Reading →

Comics Gobble: Old and New

This week, my comics reading included some old favorites and some graphic novels that have been on my TBR forever. Top Comics of the Week The Backstagers: 2018 Valentine's Intermission #1 by James Tynion IV, Samantha Johns, Rian Sygh, Brittney Williams, Caitlin Rose Boyle, and Katy Farina Have I mentioned recently how much I love The... Continue Reading →

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

American Born Chinese is a graphic novel that explores the immigrant experience through various lenses, but primarily through the story of a Chinese-American boy, the son of two immigrants. Though there was a lot of powerful storytelling going on, I didn’t immediately love it. It’s a very quick read, but it took me a little... Continue Reading →

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