Author: Paul Pope

Graphic Novel Review: The R..

Graphic Novel Review: The Rise of Aurora West

The Rise of Aurora West is a prequel to Battling Boy, a graphic novel I enjoyed thoroughly last year. I was excited to dive into this book because I found myself intrigued by Aurora West and was excited to get a little more time getting to know her. I love the comedy involved in this book, there’s some great moments where corny one liners and silly moments happen among all the danger and it really pulls the story into a different category. I always loved the humor of comics and superheroes and I love that that was tied into this […]

Posted September 25, 2014
Book Review, Graphic Novel Review
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Graphic Novel Review: Battl..

Graphic Novel Review: Battling Boy

Battling Boy was one of my many exciting finds at ALA this year and as a big fan of graphic novels, I could not wait to dig into it. I loved the mix of mythology with fantasy right away. Now, I have to say I'm not a big fan of traditional super hero graphic novels, and I felt this one fell a little in toe with what you'd see in adult superhero stories. It's definitely a lot more graphic, gross and geared towards middle grade readers. As for character development, Battling Boy has a long way to go. I know […]

Posted October 31, 2013
Book Review, Graphic Novel Review
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