I read some comics this month! They turned out to mostly be all YA comics, too.
I read The Cure for Dreaming all in one sitting! So that’s good. I love it when that happens. Makes me feel productive, and also kinda bloated. Like eating too much chocolate all at once. Yay suffragists! Yay Portland! Yay hypnotism? Yay a little bit of romance but nothing too overwhelming, so no worries if you don’t like that sort of thing! Downsides: I know people were legit anti-women legislation back in the day (and, Read More …
Super adorable comic about being deaf while growing up in the 1970s, told through bunnies! Adorable bunnies! Personal stories told though graphic novels are always going to be interesting to me, especially if they’re illustrated by the author. (See: Perseoplis, Fun Home.) I think it’s because the author is in control of the art as well as the story.
I’ve read a few other Roddy Doyle books before, all meant for adults and all of the literary fiction type. A Greyhound of a Girl is almost completely different: it’s meant for children, and it’s more magical realism than anything else. Like all of Roddy Doyle’s books, however, Greyhound is about family, and about navigating the rough waters that come with family. And that’s great! What’s not so great is basically everything else.