Review: Koshchei the Deathless by Mike Mignola

Koshchei the Deathless was sent by Baba Yaga to kill Hellboy in Darkness Calls. He was defeated and now resides in hell. Hellboy found him in Hell and over some drinks, finally got his full backstory.  Koshchei’s story was very interesting. It was filled with dragons, magic, death, and of course Baba Yaga’s trickery. I … More Review: Koshchei the Deathless by Mike Mignola

Review: The Visitor: How and Why He Stayed by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson

If you have read Hellboy: Seed of Destruction you were probably wondering who the alien was and how it played into the series. This graphic novel goes into who the alien was and why he lived and died on Earth.  I really enjoyed this one. The alien was dedicated to helping Hellboy fight monsters but … More Review: The Visitor: How and Why He Stayed by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson

Review: Rasputin: The Voice of the Dragon by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson

This story begins during WWII, before Hellboy arrives, with Trevor Bruttenholm who is working for Britain’s Military Intelligence. Following a trail of strange messages he finds himself against animated corpse, Nazi agents, and Rasputin, who has returned from the dead.  This was interesting because it was in the early days of Trevor’s occult career. He … More Review: Rasputin: The Voice of the Dragon by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson

Review: Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 by Mike Mignola

This volume is basically a prequel to the main B.P.R.D. storyline, which most people end up reading first. The focus of this volume is one the expansion of the B.R.P.D. personnel, Professor Bruttenhom’s personal investigation of military activities, the introduction of the Colorado base, and Varvara’s capture.  While Hellboy is featured on this cover, he … More Review: Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1956 by Mike Mignola

Review: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1 by Alan Moore

This tells the story of the creation of the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. It starts with Mina Murray (nee Harker) gathering the members for the league. Those members are Alan Quartermain, Captain Nemo, Dr. Jekyll/ Mr. Hyde, and the Invisible Man.  This was a very interesting and good start to a series. I enjoyed it, … More Review: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1 by Alan Moore

Review: Teen Titans: Beast Boy Loves Raven by Kami Garcia

Raven and Gar each make their way to Nashville to meet with the mysterious Slade. When their paths converge they find friendship, love, and acceptance of what they are.  This was another wonderful Teen Titans story!  I love Raven and Beast Boy! Gar is such a sweet guy. I loved how he instantly offered to … More Review: Teen Titans: Beast Boy Loves Raven by Kami Garcia

Review: Teen Titans: Beast Boy by Kami Garcia

Garfield “Gar” Logan is trying to impress the popular kids and experience popularity before he leaves high school. What he doesn’t expect is for his body to start drastically growing and changing into wild animals.  Gar is struggling with common high school issues, like popularity, crushes, and changing bodies. I think Gar’s obsession with being … More Review: Teen Titans: Beast Boy by Kami Garcia

ARC Review: History Comics: The National Parks: Preserving America’s Wild Places by Falynn Koch

This was an informative graphic novel that takes us through the history of national parks, with Bigfoot as the narrator. It starts with the creation of the very first national park, Yellowstone, and leads to the creation of the National Park Service (NPS).  I enjoyed this graphic novel but it was a bit chaotic at … More ARC Review: History Comics: The National Parks: Preserving America’s Wild Places by Falynn Koch

Review: Cheer Up: Love and Pompoms by Crystal Frasier

Cheer Up is a very cute graphic novel. Annie is a smart, antisocial teen who is being pressured to join the cheerleading squad to increase her chances at college scholarships. While on the team she reconnects with her former friend Bebe. Bebe is a trans girl who is struggling to please everyone and still set … More Review: Cheer Up: Love and Pompoms by Crystal Frasier

Review: Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955 by Mike Mignola

In this volume, Hellboy deals with demons, giant creatures, spontaneous human combustion, and a weapon at an Air Force base.  This was another great collection of Hellboy stories. I am really enjoying these early stories of Hellboy and his B.P.R.D. team. I really enjoy Agent Woodrow “Woody” Farrier and his determination to encounter a cryptid. … More Review: Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955 by Mike Mignola