A Tunnel in the Sky

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I was never a big comic book fan when I was younger, unlike quite a few of my friends. I read the occasional Superman or Batman, usually at a friend's house, but didn't buy many of my own. Graphic novels have a much higher profile these days, with the Hugo category being established in 2009, plus so many comic stories being adapted for TV and film. No guarantee that this list will be growing much any time soon, but I have been reading this year's [2017] Hugo nominees and may review some of them, plus there are a couple of others I've read recently that I had intended to review by now, but just haven't gotten around to them. The first few were originally grouped in the Literature category, but with anticipation of future reviews of this type I felt it best to put them in their own section. Stay tuned.


Listed in reverse order of their postings, along with who reviewed them. All dates are in standard American notation: Month/Day/Year.

12/9/23 - The Expanse: Dragon Tooth, a new graphic story set in between novels six and seven. There will be twelve issues in all, this review covering just the first volume of four issues for now. - Galen

4/12/23 - I read Tom King's eight issue mini-series Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow when a fellow blogger was singing its praises, saying it would be on his Hugo nominating ballot. The art is great, the story less so, and could have been told in fewer issues. - Galen

9/21/21 - Y: The Last Man - Galen
I've had Vol. 1 (first 10 issues) for a while, but now that the TV adaptation is available I thought it best to read before watching.

7/5/17 - Best Graphic Story Hugo Finalists - Galen
Four other titles up for the 2017 award, other than Ms. Marvel and Saga - Monstress, The Vision, Paper Girls, and Black Panther.

7/2/17 - Saga (2012- ) - Galen

6/22/17 - Ms. Marvel (2014- ) - Galen

1/22/11 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 8 - Galen

11/30/03 - Orbiter by Warren Ellis & Colleen Doran - SF Explorer

7/28/02 - Joe's Comics (3 by J. Michael Straczynski) - Ogre3000

6/15/02 - Manhunter by Archie Goodwin & Walter Simonson - Ogre3000

Plus another page that has comments about a graphic version of a novelized story:

Phoenix Without Ashes, concerning the novel by Edward Bryant, and Harlan Ellison's teleplay and graphic novel adaptation of his pilot script for TV's The Starlost - Galen


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