Comics for kids: a list
ShortBox May 2016
Monday, 9 October 2017
50 modern comics [part 1]
I've been compiling this list on Patreon , with the idea being to collate group of more modern, printed works beyond the superhero gen...
Friday, 1 September 2017
Friday Snow Day
Pierre Wazem's and Antoin Aubin's Snow Day is a small, interesting comic. A quiet, corrupt town. A sheriff tired of looking the...
Tuesday, 29 August 2017
Snapshot thoughts: 'You & A Bike & A Road' by Eleanor Davis
So, today I have an hour to tell you my thoughts on Eleanor Davis' You & A Bike & A Road.' Here's what I want you to k...
Friday, 25 August 2017
Let's talk about book spine design!
Good morning! Today I want to briefly discuss some examples of good and poor book design, specifically focusing on book spines. Book s...
Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Fish Girl: presenting clarity in narratives of abuse
David Weisner's and Donna Jo Napoli's Fish Girl is a book that took me by surprise recently. I bought it as a fan of Weisner'...
Monday, 21 August 2017
10,000 Years In Hell: Tillieux's ode to joy
A quiet Sunday afternoon at the Akhtar household yesterday, with me reading Maurice Tillieux's 10,000 Years in Hell on one sofa, wh...
Friday, 18 August 2017
Shiva: to protect or destroy?
Siuil, a Run: The Girl from the Other Side by Nagabe [Seven Seas] Shiva is a young girl living in an abandoned, woodland village in this ...
Wednesday, 16 August 2017
I started watching the My Hero Academia anime, swayed by the impassioned behest of my friend, Jamila. To cut a long story short (...
Monday, 14 August 2017
Delicious in Dungeon: the things we put in our mouth
I had a lot of fun reading Ryoko Kui's Delicious in Dungeon recently. I've been eyeing it since Yen Press announced they'd...
Thursday, 18 May 2017
House of Penance: ghosts, guns, and grief (review)
House of Penance by Ian Bertram (artist), Peter J. Tomasi (writer), and Dave Stewart (colourist) [Dark Horse] It's likely that you...
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