The Five-Eyed Bookworm

Eclectic Reader. Lover of beautiful book covers.


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Mind MGMT, Vol. 1: The Manager by Matt Kindt

Mind MGMT, Vol. 1: The Manager Book Review

Mind MGMT, Volume 1: The Manager
Writer/ Artist/ Cover Artist: Matt Kindt
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels • Science Fiction • Action & Adventure
Setting: USA • Mexico • China • Baghdad, Iraq • Tanzania
Published April 2013 by Dark Horse | Collects MIND MGMT #1-#6
iBooks Best of 2013 (accomplished graphic novels) • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens (Top Ten) (2014)
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Blankets by Craig Thompson

Blankets by Craig Thompson Book Review
Blankets
Author/Illustrator: Craig Thompson
Published by Top Shelf Productions
Setting: Wisconsin, United States
Genre: Graphic novel, Memoir/Autobiography
Literary Awards: Harvey Award for Best Artist (2004) | Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards for Best Graphic Album–New (2004) | #1 in Time Magazine’s 2003 Best Comics list | #8 in Time Magazine’s Best Comics of the Decade | 2004 Harvey Award for Best Artist, Best Cartoonist, and Best Graphic Album of Original Work | 2004 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album and Best Writer/Artist | 2004 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Artist and Graphic Novel or Collection

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Watchmen by Alan Moore

Watchmen Book Review
Watchmen
Writer: Alan Moore | Illustrator: Dave Gibbons | Colorist: John Higgins
Setting: New York City, 1985
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Published by DC Comics
Hugo Award (1988) | Named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Best Novels

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Chew, Vol. 1: Taster’s Choice

Chew, Vol. 1: Taster's Choice

Chew, Vol. 1: Taster’s Choice * Image above created with Phoster and Percolator apps

Chew Volume 1: Taster’s Choice (#1-5)
Written by John Layman
Art by Rob Guillory
Winner of the 2010 “Best New Series” Eisner Award | Winner of the 2011 “Best Continuing Series” Eisner Award | Nominated for the 2011 “Best Writer” Eisner Award | Nominated for the 2011 “Best Penciller/Inker” Eisner Award

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2014 Graphic Novels Challenge

This is a personal reading challenge. I’ve always loved illustrations, color and art so I bet I’m going to have lots of fun with this.

After reading the reviews for Watchmen, I was intrigued. I know it’s an old one but I couldn’t resist checking out what made people like it so much. Reading the first few pages, I was amazed at how it was written.

I went on to search for other comics or graphic novels that might pique my interest. So for 2014, my aim is to read at least five. Here is my list:

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