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Suzanne Krohn

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Giveaway: Best Friends by Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 13, 2019 1:46:15 PM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in giveaway, kids comics

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If you've got young readers in your life or library, here's a chance to win a copy of Best Friends, by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham!

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Comics Kickstarters to Back - 8/9/19

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 9, 2019 11:20:39 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in kickstarter

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It's been a while since we did one of these, but here are four I just backed that you might be interested in, too. Yes, I have a problem. No, I don't want to fix it.

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Review: Stage Dreams, by Melanie Gillman

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 7, 2019 9:45:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in review

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Featuring two queer heroines forging their own paths in the Old West, this graphic novel is a fun and thoughtful adventure romance. Grace is a trans Georgian belle (sans money) escaping service in the Confederate army when she meets Flor, a queer Latinx lady bandit. It's a meet-disaster that turns into a working relationship when Flor realizes that she can't ransom Grace. Then as the two of them work together to uncover a Confederate plot, their relationship turns into something more romantic. The whole thing is adorable.

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Comics for Kids - First Second Unboxing!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 3, 2019 9:45:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in kids comics

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In an unexpected but very appreciated development, my favorite kids/teen comics publisher, First Second (part of Macmillan) sent me a box of early/recent finished copies! I decided to record as I opened the box, which is full of titles appealing to kids ages 5-teen.

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Series Review: Sleepless

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 11, 2019 9:45:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in review

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When Sleepless first came out, I was so excited that I subscribed to issues at my local comic shop. We covered the first issue back then, but since the series is now complete with two volumes, it's time for a full review. Everything I loved in that first issue continued throughout the series, so let's talk a bit about what made Sleepless an excellent romance/adventure comic.

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Review: Shout Out Anthology

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2019 9:45:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in review

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If you need a Pride read, make it this truly excellent anthology of queer comics. If you want lovingly-rendered queer comics at any time of the year, this is a great read. On the longer side at 208 pages, this book is rated YA for some violence (warriors, not queer-hatred). The cast of creators is stellar, from voices you'll recognize to new talent you'll love.

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Review: Super Fun Sexy Times, by Meredith McClaren

[fa icon="calendar'] May 29, 2019 9:45:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in review

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Super Fun Sexy Times is a charming, sexy collection of five sci-fi erotica stories. They're pretty weird, very queer, and full of superheroes. The artwork is spare and has a muted color palette, allowing you to sort of fill in the details yourself. It's not a hyper-realistic style, which is totally fine because there are aliens.

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Review: Croquette & Empanada - A Love Story

[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2019 9:45:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in review

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Do you remember when Amy reviewed Little Moments of Love? This book is like that. Instead of being a romance, it's composed of little snapshots from the life of these two individuals, represented as a croquette and an empanada. They're very cute and often funny, but this isn't really a romance.

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Review & Kickstarter Notice: I Am Hexed, Issue 1 & 2

[fa icon="calendar'] May 7, 2019 12:09:53 PM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in kickstarter, review

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I Am Hexed is a fantasy comic that takes current political issues and tranposes them onto a group of marginalized individuals: witches. The main character is a dapper queer woman who has a bit of a mystery to solve and, of course, a bunch of hell to raise. I adored this first issue (which I received from the creator for review) and immediately backed the Kickstarter for Issue #2. 

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Review: Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me

[fa icon="calendar'] May 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Suzanne Krohn posted in review

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This book is not a romance, as you might have guessed from the title. It is, however, one of those coming of age stories that really spoke to me. The story covers a lot of territory, but there are two main themes: toxic romantic relationships and friendship.

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