I’ve been meaning to read this for a long time, and I’m glad I finally got around to it! Persepolis is the story of a piece of Marjane Satrapi’s childhood, beginning during the Islamic Revolution in Iran when she was 6 and ending at age 14, when her parents send her away. I really only had the very barest of knowledge about the Islamic Revolution,Read more
Title: Watchmen Author: Alan Moore Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Release Date: 1987 Publisher: DC Comics Source: library Read the back of the book It all begins with the paranoid delusions of a half-insane hero called Rorschach. But is Rorschach really insane or has he in fact uncovered a plot to murder super-heroes and, even worse, millions of innocent civilians? On the run from the law,Read more
Title: The Exile Author: Diana Gabaldon Series: Outlander Format: Hardback Pages: 224 Release Date: September 21, 2010 Publisher: Del Rey Source: library Read the back of the book Diana Gabaldon’s brilliant storytelling has captivated millions of readers in her bestselling and award-winning Outlander saga. Now, in her first-ever graphic novel, Gabaldon gives readers a fresh look at the events of the original Outlander: Jamie Fraser’sRead more
HELLBLAZER’s John Constantine must become part of HAUNTED PALACE — a closed-set reality game-show (think BIG BROTHER or SCI-FI’s new reality show, ESTATE OF PANIC) in order to deal with a supernatural murder of one of the contestants. He enters as a ‘surprise’ contestant and meets the other participants, learning that they all have secrets and that one of them must be ‘channeling’ poltergeists and/or be the murderer.
However, John soon learns that he is in fact in a game-show which is being broadcast only to the denizens of Hell, who have chosen him to be the next contestant. Now he has to figure out who’s the killer but also how to escape with his own soul in one piece.Read more