Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia, Illus. by Gabriel Picolo

Review by Juhyun Tony Bae

Even though we see reboots frequently in superhero comics, it’s a difficult task for any author to create a fresh start for any character with significant history. The reincarnation needs to be modernized and have some originality to justify it in the first place, while still honouring the old character so it doesn’t disappoint veteran fans. … More Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia, Illus. by Gabriel Picolo

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki, Illus. by Rosemary Valero-O’Connell

Review by Juhyun Tony Bae

When I first read the title, Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me, and saw its cover art—the romantic pose, pink tones, and the cute stuffed animals along the bottom—I expected a gushy romance comic. Oh boy, was I wrong. This graphic novel somehow managed to surpass that incredible cover with a story that is honest, shocking and undoubtedly modern. … More Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki, Illus. by Rosemary Valero-O’Connell

Super Sons: The PolarShield Project by Ridley Pearson, illus. by Ile Gonzalez

Review by Jocelyne Gregory

When Super Sons: The PolarShield Project begins, global warming has gone haywire, causing flooding and storms that destroy lands and crops. Millions of people are forced to leave their homes behind and travel further inland. Enter Project PolarShield, a government program, assisted by Wayne industries (Batman’s company), to create a dust shield over the polar caps and stop the global meltdown. … More Super Sons: The PolarShield Project by Ridley Pearson, illus. by Ile Gonzalez