Graphic Novel Review: Paper Girls Vol. 1

Graphic Novel Review: Paper Girls Vol. 1Paper Girls, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Matthew Wilson
Series: Paper Girls #1
Published by Image Comics on April 5th 2016
Genres: Graphic Novel
Pages: 144

In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this smash-hit series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood.
Collects Paper Girls #1-5.


Paper Girls Vol. 1 puts us in the 1980s, from the viewpoint of a group of girls that deliver papers. It’s Halloween night and all the weirdos are out, but so are they – doing their job of delivering papers. Only something weird happens, the group splits in two with walkie-talkies and one gets jumped and their walkie-talkie taken. They track the guys to a house and into a basement that has something out of this world in the basement, covered by a sheet.

What happens next is just nutty. I’m not really sure what’s going on and I kind of love it. I like being thrown into a story and discovering what is going on slowly. I know it involves time-travel, some sort of rebellion, and a lot of sassy teenagers. I’ll be interested to seeing where this series goes!


An interesting new sci-fi graphic novel series from the amazing Brian K. Vaughan who seriously has a gift for writing graphic novels.


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