Author: Mike Maihack

Book Review: The Thief and ..

Book Review: The Thief and the Sword

The Thief and the Sword is the second book in the graphic novel series Cleopatra in Space. Cleo has time traveled into a strange space atmosphere and basically saved the day in the first book. She’s become somewhat of a celebrity as she is the center of a prophecy that she will basically save the world from destruction. Or worlds? I like the mix of student life with the actual overlying plot. Cleo has a friend named Akila who is a bit jealous of her popularity, especially when the dance she coordinated is ruined by a thief. Cleo runs off after […]

Posted August 10, 2015
Book Review, Graphic Novel Review
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Graphic Novel Review: Cleop..

Graphic Novel Review: Cleopatra In Space #1: Target Practice

Cleopatra just wants to get out of learning algebra, and ends up on her own time travel adventure in the first volume of Cleopatra in Space. I’d liken this series to a more mature Zita the Spacegirl. Cleopatra still isn’t enthusiastic about school, even when she travels ahead in the future. In fact, the only classes she really enjoys are combat and target practice with awesome ray guns. She’s told when she arrives that she is the one who will save the universe from the evil Xerx. As this is the first volume, we only get a glimpse into her […]

Posted June 29, 2014
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