What Are You Reading? September 2019
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What are you reading this month?
I just finished Middlewest Book One by Skottie Young. I had read a couple of reviews praising it. It is a well-told story about anger and its effects; I just wish the character portrayals were a bit less cartoon-y. But that was a style choice, as I think this is mainly targeted to teens or younger. The rest of the art was fine by me.
I've made a resolution to spend September reading through the pile of random single issues of things I picked up just to see if they were any good, and then haven't read.
So far the two that I decided were worth finding more of are Angel City and Blackbird.
Not interesting enough to keep going (but not truly awful enough to keep either): Atlas & Axis, Ab Irato, Centipede. (I am going in alphabetical order, more or less.)
Isola and Middlewest are both farther down my to-read list!
I can't be trusted to return books to the library without checking out new ones. Just came home with Solanin, Belzebubs, and Jamilti & Other Stories. Meanwhile, all the books I've actually purchased this year are sitting neglected ...
>5 Tribe_XX: >6 jnwelch: Monstress Vol. 4 comes out in October. I found the first volume a little frustrating with the set-up, but am definitely glad I stuck with the series.
Monstress Book One includes the first 18 issues. Not certain where that falls with the trade collection volumes.
>8 Tribe_XX: The trade volumes each contain six issues, so Book One would take you to the end of Volume 3.
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