Archive for Graphic Novel

Batman: The Long Halloween

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 11, 2015 by getbent57

Batman_The_Long_Halloween.jpgHave just finished re-reading Batman: The Long Halloween.  Did read this back in 2012.   But didn’t take my time with it since I borrowed.  Back then remember really like the story.  Have reading it again it was way better.  One of the best Batman stories I have read so far.  While all the Batman bad guys we all know and love are it there.   It is more grounded in a real world setting.  If you seen the best Batman movie, The Dark Knight, there are lots of elements taken from this story and worked into the movie.   This story is all most twenty years old and it could have came out yesterday.  Some times while older stories can be still good they don’t hold up well.  This not one of them.   I guess that this while to this day you can still buy new copies in stores.  This is well worth the time and money.  The more Batman in your life the better.

Batman: The Long Halloween

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , , , on July 10, 2015 by getbent57

Batman_The_Long_HalloweenHave all ways heard lots of get things about Batman: The Long Halloween.  Have read that is is one of the best Batman stories every written.  The story line was first releases in a 13 issue arc.  Back in 1996/1997.  Know the story takes place early in Batman’s career.  A few days back while at the mall, went into the book store just to see what was there.  Had some money left on a gift card I got years back.  Seen that there was a newer looking cover on The Long Halloween.  So decided to buy it.  Most times I buy trade paperbacks off of Amazon.ca because it is so much cheaper.  Doesn’t really matter.  Now I have another Batman story to read.  Not sure when I will get to.  That is because have about four other trades to read first.  The more the better.

A Game Of Thrones: The Graphic Novel: Volume Four

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 19, 2015 by getbent57

AGameOfThrones_TheGraphicNovel_-VolumeFour.jpgIt about a month way from A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel: Volume Four from being out.  This will be out on May 12, 2015.  First read it would be out on the 5th, but that was back in November.   Have the first three volumes and have been looking forward to reading this new one.  If you never heard of these.  What they are is they turn the first book in the The Songs of Fire and Ice book series called A Game of Thrones.  Into a graphic novel.   You more than likely know the TV show based off the same books.  These are how ever are a comic book interpretation of the book.  I know the story of the first book but it nice to read another take on it.

A Game Of Thrones: The Graphic Novel: Volume Four

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , , , , on November 22, 2014 by getbent57

AGameOfThrones_TheGraphicNovel_ VolumeFourHave been waiting to hear when A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel: Volume Four would be out.  Have good news it will be out May 5, 2015.  Know that is awhile way yet.  Just looking forward to reading it.  This one will close out the adaption of A Song of Ice and Fire the first book all so titled A Game of Thrones.  Really enjoyed the first three.  Know this one will be just as good.  Not sure if they are going to keep turning each of the books into graphic novels. It would be cool if they did.

A Game Of Thrones: The Graphic Novel Volume Three Review

Posted in Review's with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 4, 2014 by getbent57

GameOfThronesTheGraphicNovelVolumeThree.jpgHave made may posts about Game of Thrones show,  the book and the graphic novels.  Writing yet another one.  This time for a review for A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel: Volume Three.  Liked the first two volumes and like this one just as much.  What makes these great this is they use the book not the TV show for how people looks and plot points.  Mind you there are some things are the same.  Which is fine because you get to see how others interpreted they same story.  The art is all these volumes was drawn by one guy.  Which is a good thing to keep everything the same  looks thought out the story.

This is another awesome volume to read and collect.  These are as must have for any A Song of Fire and Ice fans and or Game of Thrones TV show.  The more there is in this world the better.  The only down side is there is only one more volume to come out.  Not sure when.  That will mark the end of the first book turned into a graphic novel.  All so not sure if they are going to keep the graphic novel interpretation going for the rest of  The Songs of Fire and Ice.  I hope they do.

5 out of 5 GT (GT = Good Times)

A Game Of Thrones: The Graphic Novel Volume Three

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , , on March 23, 2014 by getbent57

GameOfThronesTheGraphicNovelVolumeThree.jpgOrdered myself a copy of A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel: Volume Three.  Bought the first two volumes last summer.  Have been waiting to this one to come out.  It was released March 11, 2014.   As I am typing this Amazon.ca is asking $18.77.  Which is a really good deal.  If I would have bought it at the local book store it would have been close to $30.  In order to get free shipping you have to spend over 25 dollars.  Was think was else I should get.  Went though some of the items on my wish list and got Assassin’s Creed – The Ankh of Isis Trilogy.  Will be back with a review then I finish reading it. But first I got to get thought some other books first.

A Game Of Thrones: The Graphic Novel Volume Three

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , , on March 3, 2014 by getbent57

GameOfThronesTheGraphicNovelVolumeThreeThe next volume, number three, in the A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel will be out soon.  Amazon.ca says it will be released March 11, 2014.  Have the first two volumes so I will be getting this one as well.  Am a huge fan of this world the Game of Thrones takes place in.  Have all five books.  Three season of the show on Blu-ray and will have the three volumes of the graphic novels.  What I like about  the graphic novels how different take on the books rather the the show.  They both show case just how good the books are and bring their own strength to the table.