This book (graphic novel) was absolutely amazing. I loved it. It follows the story of Brian Epstein (as you can tell from the title), who managed the Beatles and who Paul McCartney called, "The Fifth Beatle". I have nothing bad to say about this, and so I will keep it very brief: the art was… Continue reading The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story by Vivek Tiwary (writer), Andrew C. Robinson (artist), and Kyle Baker (cartoonist)
Summary: Dave Lizewski has always loved comics. He likes the idea of superheroes, fighting to save innocent lives, and to stop the bad guys. He asks the question, "Why do you think nobody's ever tried to be a superhero before?" He dreams about it, wants to find out why its so impossible. So, he makes… Continue reading Kick-A** by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.
Summary: The Watchmen used to be a group of masked adventurers, who defeated evil foes in the face of justice. They were broken up when the government outlawed them, and they went into retirement. But when one of the men, the Comedian, is murdered, another former member, Rorschach, thinks that someone is out to get… Continue reading Watchmen by Alan Moore (writer) and Dave Gibbons (illustrator/letterer)
Genre: Comic Before you say anything, let me start by saying that just because it's made up of pictures, does not mean it's not a book. And Kingdom Come is most definitely a book. It has strong morals, and themes, and lessons, and a plot line; all the things that make up a book. Now, with that out… Continue reading Kingdom Come by Mark Waid and Alex Ross