Evil Government Robots: Friend or Foe?

    How technology’s strong influence affects the world around it By Miranda Colbert           Released in 2008, the Sardine in Outer Space series by Emmanuel Guibert let out its sixth volume continuing the adventures of the well known group. It centers around a short and feisty girl named Sardine, her best friend […]

The Issue of Too Many Issues

By Hollis Cobb Graphic Novels and Comic Books have developed longstanding traditions of extended, multi-volume series that stand in stark contrast to their novel counterparts. Though there are numerous examples of novel series spanning 4-8 books (Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, etc.) with some series passing the ten-book mark (Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events for […]

The Great American (Graphic) Novel

The Great American Novel (GAN) is a term often used to describe breakthrough literary works that are thought to embody the essence of America. These are novels that are considered by many to be the best of the best! In some way, shape, or form these works deal with American’s national character throughout the ages, […]

Where is the line drawn?

TW: Sexual assault, violence As I was thinking about what I would write my blog about, a clear topic rose up in my mind. One of the most impactful moments I have had while reading a graphic novel was when I read the Killing Joke. This was one of the first graphic novels I read […]

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility – How Spiderman Has Changed Throughout His Lifetime *Spoilers Ahead*

Spiderman was first published in the 1960s. It was then that he started to become one of Marvel’s most popular superheroes. The audience could relate to the character because of his natural wit and his underdog mentality.