The Furry Trap by Josh Simmons

Title: The Furry Trap Author: Josh Simmons Context: The Furry Trap is a graphic novel by graphic novelist Josh Simmons. He presents a genre-bending and harrowing collection of modern horror short stories that curl any corpse’s toes into a state of rigor mortis. Synopsis: The Furry Trap is a collection of eleven short stories with pages in different lengths from one to thirty pages besides many extras that can flesh out the experience of any reader. The author Josh Simmons, is a masterRead More…

The Diary of a Teenage Girl by Phoebe Gloeckner

Author: Phoebe Gloeckner Context: The Diary of a Teenage Girl is about real-life story of a teenaged girl’s sexual relationship with an adult boyfriend of her own mother and how she spirals downwards into abuse and addiction. Her graphic novel was released in 2002 and in 2015 it was adapted into the film, Diary. Synopsis: The teenager’s stand-alone illustrations, the chronicled diary, cassette-recorded journal, actual and contemporary comics and drawings, depicting her experiences as sRead More…

The Book of Genesis Illustrated by Robert Crumb

Title: The Book of Genesis Author: Illustrated by Robert Crumb Context: Robert Crumb, the American cartoonist has illustrated the comic book, The Book of Genesis. The 224 paged comic book, professes to be a literal, faithful illustration of the Book of Genesis. Sociopolitical context is eliminated in the book by the cartoonist making his comic book very controversial over the years. Ancient women and men are portrayed in the book showing their survival struggle. Main interest of the RobertRead More…

The Armed Garden and Other Stories by David B

Title: The Armed Garden and Other Stories Author: David B. Context: The Armed Garden and Other Stories is a humorous, literate and absorbing collection of stories in which the author David Beauchard, gives complete rein with magic, history and gods to his fascination not to mention the grand conflicts. All of his work is based on historical legends and facts and delineated in a two-color, stylized and striking format. The unique black-and-white style, David uses in his work was influenced Read More…

Teratoid Heights by Mat Brinkman

Title: Teratoid Heights Author: Mat Brinkman Context: Teratoid Heights is a graphic novel presenting different species found in the tide location’s cave-riddled terrain in the most realistically way by Mat Brinkman, an electronic musician and artist. With great thoroughness and care he depicts their lifestyles down to the finest detailed patterns of their behavior. Teratoid Heights and its residents, both are completely fictional. Synopsis: The defining mood and spirit of modern suRead More…

Special Exits by Joyce Farmer

Title: Special Exits Author: Joyce Farmer Context: Special Exits (2010) is a graphic novel by Joyce Farmer. Declining relationship of the author’s parents with one another and with their daughter and their health has been chronicled by the author in his memoir. The novel is about how they cope with emotional fragility in their day-to-day lives which in their lives, is the most difficult and taxing time. Synopsis: Rachel and Lars, the elderly parents of the Joyce Farmer have enjoyed a Read More…

Sailor Moon by Naoko Takeuchi

Title: Sailor Moon Author: Naoko Takeuchi Context: Sailor Moon is Japanese shōjo manga series illustrated and written by Naoko Takeuchi. The novel was serialized originally from 1991 to 1997 in Nakayoshi. Individual chapters in the series amounting to sixty were published in 18 tankōbon volumes. Synopsis: The series in the graphic novel Sailor Moon, follow the adventures of Usagi Tsukino a school going girl, in her search for the ‘Legendary Silver Crystal’ a magical artifact also Read More…