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Calvin and Hobbes Book Series Bill Watterson

Calvin and Hobbes Book Series: Discover Bill Watterson legendary comic strips

  • Carole 

It’s a magical world, ol’ buddy … Let’s go exploring!

What is Calvin and Hobbes about?

Written and illustrated by cartoonist Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes is a daily American comic strip that was syndicated from November 18, 1985 to December 31, 1995 telling us the story of a boy, Calvin, and his tiger named Hobbes.

Named after the 16th-century theologian John Calvin, Calvin is a mischievous and adventurous six-year-old boy, with an imagination as big as his hatred for school. Quite intelligent, maybe too much for his age, with a creative mind, Calvin just don’t know yet there are some things you don’t tell or do. Calvin’s best friend is Hobbes an anthropomorphic tiger named after the 17th-century philosopher Thomas Hobbes with a more dim view of human nature. Calvin (and Hobbes) must obey – but don’t if possible – his parents, Mrs Wormwood, his teacher, Rosalyn, his babysitter. He also interacts with Susie Derkins, a classmate who lives in the same street, and Moe, the school bully.

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Shades of Magic Books in Order

Shades of Magic Books in Order: How to read V.E. Schwab’s series?

  • Fabien 

Travel between parallel Londons!

What is the Shades of Magic series about?

Written by Victoria Schwab, an American fantasy author also simply known as V.E. Schwab (all of her books), The Shades of Magic series was originaly an adult fantasy, but there’s more books to come and even a comics prequel series.

Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black. Kell was raised in Arnes—Red London—and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changes in White London and the court of George III in the dullest of Londons, the one without any magic left to see.

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Animosity Reading Order

Animosity Reading Order: How to read Marguerite Bennett and Rafael de Latorre comic book series?

  • Fabien 

When the wild things are not wild anymore.

What is Animosity about?

From Marguerite Bennett, the writer of InSeXts and DC Comics Bombshells, and artist Rafael de Latorre (Superzero), the Animosity series is a road trip working as a coming-of-age story with black humor and a sci-fi twist.

The pitch is: One day, for no reason, the animals woke up. They started thinking. They started talking. They started taking REVENGE. The story takes place in a chaotic world where the newly intelligent animals fight humanity, or each other, for their own life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. In the middle of this, 11-year-old girl Jesse and her dog, Sandor, who is devoted to her and her protection, begin a cross-country journey to find Jesse’s half-brother, Adam, who is living in San Francisco.

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Parker Books in Order

Parker Books in Order: How to read Richard Stark’s series?

Did you know Lee Marvin, Robert Duvall and Mel Gibson played Parker.

What is Richard Stark’s Parker series about?

Written by American novelist Donald E. Westlake (1933-2008) under the pseudonym Richard Stark, the Parker series is a classic crime (hardboiled) series.

This is about Parker, a ruthless career criminal, a heister, a pro, the best of them. He is the one you want if you plan a robbery, but you don’t want to cross him. Parker is relentlessly focused, cold, methodical, smart and really tough.

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Amulet Books in Order

Amulet Books in Order: How to read Kazu Kibuishi’s graphic novel series?

  • Carole 

Two ordinary children are on a life-or-death mission in a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, and a giant robot.

What is Amulet about?

Illustrated and written by Kazu Kibuishi, Amulet is an American graphic novel series. The story follows the adventures of Emily, a young girl who discovers a magical amulet in her great-grandfather’s house.

After their father’s death, Emily and her younger brother Navin move into their great-grandfather’s country house outside a town called Norlen. The children soon find themselves battling for the freedom of a parallel world and face mounting dangers with newfound friends.

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The Hulk Reading Order: How to read Bruce Banner’s smashing comic book story?

HULK SMASH!!!

Who is The Hulk?

The Jekyll/Hyde of the Marvel Universe created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Saving the life of Rick Jones during the experimental detonation of a gamma bomb, scientist Bruce Banner was hit by the blast resulting in the absorption of gamma radiation.

Banner didn’t die, but he wasn’t the same. The radiation didn’t kill him, but they changed him. Now, he is two “men” in one body, transforming from the physically weak and emotionally reserved physicist into the powerful green-skinned monster named “the Hulk” when he loses control.

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Y: The Last Man Reading Order

Y The Last Man Reading Order: How to read Brian K Vaughan’s comic book series?

  • Carole 

The last human male on Earth. By the Creator of Saga.

What is Y The Last Man about?

Y: The Last Man is a dystopian science fiction comic book series by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra and published under the DC Comics Vertigo imprint. The series centers around the sole surviving male human after the spontaneous, simultaneous death of every male mammal on Earth.

Y: The Last Man starts in the summer of 2002, when Earth is struck by a pandemic plague of unknown origin. This plague destroyed every mammal with a Y chromosome, including spermatosa and unborn children. Referred to as “gendercide”, the plague exterminated 48% of the global population, approximately 2.9 billion men. Two male mammals survived: a young man from Brooklyn named Yorick Brown and his pet Capuchin monkey Ampersand.

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Green Lantern by Grant Morrison Reading Order

Green Lantern by Grant Morrison Reading Order: How to read Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp’s run of Emerald Warrior comics?

  • Fabien 

Grant Morrison is back on a regular DC Comics series, but not on Batman.

What is Green Lantern by Grant Morrison about?

As part of the DC Rebirth relaunch in 2016, the regular Green Lantern series was canceled and replaced with “Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps” and “Green Lanterns.” After that, Scottish writer Grant Morrison teamed up with British comic book artist Liam Sharp to give as a new king of Green Lantern series with a very European style.

This new series began when one the famous Green Lantern from Earth, the intrepid Hal Jordan, encountered an alien hiding in plain sight. This set off a chain of events that rocks the Green Lantern Corps to its foundations.

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