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: The Beauty of Being a Beast by Jennifer Estep

“There was a beauty, a freedom, in being a beast.” Lady Griselle Mottern is cursed into a wolflike beast because of the misdeeds of her ancestors. With only a few days left to break the curse, Griselle finds fighting to save the village from raiders.  I really loved this short story. This was a great … More Review: The Beauty of Being a Beast by Jennifer Estep

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 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

Review: Princess Princess Ever After by Kay O’Neill

When princess Amira rescues the kind-hearted Sadie from her prison tower, she finds a beautiful friend and partner.  They have to work together to stop a rampaging troll, bring down a jealous sorceress, and save a kingdom.  This was an adorable story. Kay O’Neill really writes beautiful graphic novels. Sadie and Amira’s adventures were filled … More Review: Princess Princess Ever After by Kay O’Neill

Review: Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1952-1954 by Mike Mignola

With this series we jump back in time to Hellboy’s early cases working with the B.P.R.D. These cases take place between 1952 and 1954 and are all little mini stories with Hellboy and the first group of agents he worked with. This was a great collection. I really enjoyed seeing a young and inexperienced Hellboy … More Review: Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1952-1954 by Mike Mignola

Review: The Tea Dragon Tapestry by Kay O’Neill

It’s been a year since Ginseng’s was entrusted to Greta and she is still mourning. While struggling to help Ginseng, Greta is also struggling to create something spectacular to impress a master blacksmith.  This was another wonderful addition to this series and continues Greta and Minette’s story. I really adore these two. Since the previous … More Review: The Tea Dragon Tapestry by Kay O’Neill