Category Archives: Graphic Novel

The Adventures of Jasper: Lost In Stookum Valley

I am a late bloomer to graphic novels. In fact I frankly hate the phrase itself. I had read graphic novel adaptations of various Agatha Christie tales, Sherlock Holmes etc…but they left a bitter taste….I am only at home with albums- (remember the old quaint but perfectly cozy phrase we used to give for full …

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Book Review: The Metamorphoses of Tintin: or Tintin for Adults by Jean-Marie Apostolides (translated by Jocelyn Hay)

Tintin: The Boy Reporter is a character who needs no introduction. The intrepid young journalist has endeared himself to masses and later this year we can see first of trilogy of films based on Tintin to hit the screens directed by Steven Spielberg. Tintin has a fan following of children between the age 8 and …

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Book Review: Chrysalis – The Awakening, Book 1 by M. L. Lacy

“Chrysalis – The Awakening” by M.L. Lacy is one of the best novels I have read in quite a while. In this Book 1 version of “Chrysalis -The Awakening,” Lacy brings to life the coming together of Magicals, Vampires and even a few Werewolves. The Magicals are a lovely, enchanting mixture of sorceresses and humans. …

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BookReview: Bumbling Through Borneo by Tom Schmidt

As I began reading, I realized that “Bumbling Through Borneo” was nothing like I had expected.  Most backpacking stories are a diary of sorts of the events and circumstances that the writer experienced on his or her travels.  Although, we do have an account of the adventures in this book from the author, we also …

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