Tillie Walden’s memoir, Spinning, is a poignant look at youth sports, first love, and growing up.
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Explore themes of sexual identity with these novels.
Get on the court (or field or diamond or rink) with these books.
Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland’s new graphic novel, Spill Zone, is a spooky and suspenseful time.
March to your nearest copy of John Lewis' graphic novel memoir of the Civil Rights Movement.
Penelope Bagieu gives us a look at Cass Elliot before she was a Mama.
Revisit Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles universe in the first volume of Wires and Nerve, a graphic novel starring sassy android (and unsung series hero) Iko.
Double dose of Legion this week in addition to our regular roster, including...GIANT SENTIENT GORILLAS. (Joe West should be fine.) Plus news, trailers and all the gifs - join us!
Kid Flash is speeding things up, Team Arrow has all the feels, and the Legends are ensuring the birth of our nation, plus all the news, recs, and trailers (oh my!) you could ever need.
Brian and his daughter Sophie review Artemis, a graphic novel about a kick-ass goddess.
Gotham goes into a short break with a bang, things heat up with Mon-El and Supergirl, anti-heroes abound, and more on this week's Superhero Sundays!
Brian and his ten-year-old daughter Sophie review Varmints, the perfect graphic novel to read when firing your pistol into the saloon ceiling while spitting tobaccy and dealing poker.
We're back! Not quite at full roster yet, but we've still got the super scoop!
Alix is here to tell you about Due West, a cool project she's doing with her dead grandmother.
It's our last post before the holiday break and we've got all of your midseason recaps - as well as one for the Luke Cage finale - right here! Plus news, trailers, etc. on Superhero Sundays..!
Alex comes out to Kara, Jim proves he's still the best cop in Gotham, Wally West fights the call of Dr. Alchemy, Team Arrow try to lure out Prometheus by posing as crooks, Team Legends return to the Wild West, and Luke Cage discovers a family secret; plus recs, news, gifs & more - join us!
It seems M'gann is keeping even bigger secrets, Jim goes on a long, strange trip, Robbie reveals how Ghost Rider came to be, Caitlyn turns to her mom for help, Diggle is back on Team Arrow, Stein is REALLY scared of Zombies, and we learn about Cornell & Mariah's childhood, plus comic recs, news, and more!
Ann Shen's Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World is a delightfully illustrated introduction to female idols, new and old.
Luke Cage joins our small screen supes with his own Netflix Original while some big changes happen to our girl Ivy on Gotham and a team shake up takes place for our S.H.I.E.L.D. veterans. Plus all the news and comic selections you'll ever need. Check it out!
Jim Gordon drinks away his feelings in Gotham, and our Agents are on the hunt for Daisy in the City of Angels when things finally get Ward-free (AMEN) and interesting with a certain spectre rider. And as always we have news and recs out the wazoo - join us!
Brian and his nine-year-old daughter, Sophie, review Mighty Jack, a graphic novel take on Jack and the Beanstalk.
Rebecca Mock dishes on her illustration process for her graphic novel collaboration with Hope Larson.
If you can't be normal, you might as well be an Original Fake.
We say goodbye to another TV season with finale recaps for Gotham, The Flash, Arrow, and Daredevil, plus comic recs and news! (And gifs. ALL the gifs.)
Revisit Greek mythology as graphic novels with George O'Connor's Olympians (Vols. 1-6).
This week was so VILLAINOUS: Azrael & Strange, Hive & Daisy, Zoom & Rupture, Darhk & Andy, Savage & his minions, and The Hand & Fisk! Thank God we had the inherent goodness of Captain America on our large screens in Civil War.
Graphic novelists John Patrick Green and Gene Luen Yang discuss comics, Legos, and more!
Supergirl has to save the city from her Evil Non-cle, The Penguin serves up vengeance with a nice side of gravy, Lucifer shows us his soft underbelly (literally), Malick realizes he's in over his head, and the Legends run into Jonah Hex in the Wild West! All of this plus news, links, and shirtlessness—join us!
This week Gotham meets Mr. Freeze, Supergirl has to fight off an alien AI, Lucifer has his toys stolen, we say goodbye (for now!) to Agent Carter, and the Legends of Tomorrow find themselves up against space pirates! Plus our comic picks from last week, newsworthy links, and trailers! Join us!
Kara needs saving, Earth-2 is STUNNING, Team Peggy recruit Rose & Samberley, Oliver outsmarts Malcolm & Nyssa, and the Legends travel to 1986! Plus ALL the trailers, newsworthy links, and comic recs - join us!
Kara helps Cat build bridges with her son, Lucifer Morningstar joins our weekly roster, Howard Stark flickers Dr. Wilkes back to this dimension, Iris West wins Big Sister of the Year, Andy Diggle finds a bit of redemption, and the Legends find themselves with one less teammate, plus comic recs, newsworthy links, and trailers! Join us!
Three hipsters organize The Truth Commission to root out the veracity of all the gossip at their school. I'm sure everyone will be pleased.
Supergirl is back! Plus we round up this week's hero news, recap the penultimate episode of Jessica Jones, bring you Luke Cage's naked torso (you're WELCOME), and fangirl all over the latest issues of DC Bombshells, A-Force, Archie, and Bitch Planet.
Kara, Jessica AND Trish all get to deal with their disappointing relatives this week, Cat and Kara have a MOMENT, and Kilgrave proves yet again that he's the patronus for every entitled, misogynistic dude encountered on the internet. PLUS, comic recs and all of the superheroic news we could scavenge from every corner of the web. Join us!
Selina finally convinces Bruce of Silver's true nature, Kara is definitely clued in to Maxwell Lord's shady intentions, and Jessica Jones gets a pep talk from her bestie (Trish Walker, a.k.a. Hellcat) and discovers Luke Cage has secrets of his own. We've got news, comic recs and trailers galore this week—join us!
Author Özge Samanci stops by to dish on the creative process for her new memoir graphic novel.
Light the Bat signal—there’s a new gang of detectives in town in Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl’s Welcome to Gotham Academy.
In Pénélope Bagieu's graphic novel, a young woman stumbles onto a secret that could turn the literary world upside down.
A man, a deal with Death, and the ability to sculpt anything with your bare hands -- what could go wrong? Read Scott McCloud's The Sculptor to find out.
Just in time for the upcoming adaptation, let's check out the graphic novel The Secret Service: Kingsman.
Rumiko Takahashi's manga, Ranma ½, tells the simple story of a young martial artist who's cursed to change sexes upon contact with water. (OK, maybe it's not so simple.)
Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang try to fit a lot of big themes into the short, but lovely, graphic novel In Real Life.
Amanda discovers the Role Playing Group characters of her dreams.
Emily Carroll's Through The Woods is a gorgeously haunting graphic novel.
Alix is back to catch you up on some of the insanity that's been going down in her home state. South Carolina: where guns don't kill people. Vaginas do.
Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki beautifully capture the joys and pains of growing up in their graphic novel, This One Summer.
Feeling overdue for a dose of Girl Power? Delilah Dirk has it for MILES...early 19th century style!
In Danica Novgorodoff's graphic novel, The Undertaking of Lily Chen, first comes
love death, then comes your family trying to set up a Chinese ghost marriage.
Brian reviews the great comic series The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers, a collection of stories about drugs, love, drugs, adventure, drugs, politics, drugs, lifestyles, drugs, travel, drugs, religion, drugs, and sometimes, drugs.
Alix reads Twisted Dark, Vol. 1, which, amazingly, might be the most disturbing graphic novel she's ever read.
Against her better judgement, Alix agrees to go on a second date with Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga. It goes surprisingly well.
Alix reviews Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma's Morning Glories, Vol. 4: Truancy, and she almost understood what was happening this time.
Alix reviews some Avatar: The Last Airbender comics because IS IT TIME FOR SEASON TWO OF KORRA YET?!
Alix reviews Saga, Vol. 1, Brian K. Vaughan's latest graphic novel about an interspecies couple who have way worse new parent issues than getting a good nights' sleep or being peed on.
Alix reviews Broxo by Zack Giallongo, which is not your typical zombie book.
Alix reviews A Wrinkle In Time: The Graphic Novel, a new take on the classic novel.
Alix reviews Morning Glories, Vol. 3 by Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma and sees what these crazy kids at the genius torture prison are up to this time.
Alix reviews Morning Glories, Vol. 2 and is still not sure what this book is about, but will follow it to the ends of the earth to find out.
Alix reviews Morning Glories, Vol. 1 by Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma and wonders, no really, what the hell is the story here?!
Alix applies the Tintin Drinking Game to Tintin in the Congo and concludes that it is an even worse book than Flowers in the Attic.
A review of Runaways, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan, a graphic novel about six kids who become fugitives after discovering their parents are supervillains.
A review of Persepolis and Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi, a story about how much it sucks to grow up in a revolution.
John's back with a beginner's guide to graphic novels!
Forever Young Adult Presents: The Adventures of Tintin Drinking Game
A review of Kim Dong Hwa's classic manhwa, The Color of Earth.
A review of Happyface, the part novel, part graphic story by Stephen Emond.
A book review of Blankets, Craig Thompson's award winning, autobiographical graphic novel.
Megan talks about her dream graphic novel and manga adaptations of popular YA books.
Megan looks at graphic novel and manga adaptation of popular teen novels and young adult fiction.