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Paper Girls Volume 1

by Brian K. Vaughan (Writer), Cliff Chiang (Artist)

Other authors: Jared K. Fletcher (Letters), Matt Wilson (Colors)

Series: Paper Girls (1-5 collected)

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In the early hours after Halloween on 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and supernatural mysteries collide in this series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood -- back cover.
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There's already two things I loved about this comic before I even read it. One, it is an Image comic, which is creator-owned and for me tends to have a high success rate for great comics. Two, Brian K. Vaughan wrote this, and everything he touches turns to gold. Now, as for the content, I liked the story so far. It was a little slow to start, but if you want to set the mood and characters you have to give it time. It picked up right before the volume ended, which is typical Vaughan, haha. I'm okay with that, because now I am excited for Vol. 2! ( )
  Velvet-Moonlight | Aug 1, 2022 |
This was a great read from start to finish. I am combing through all my comics and graphic novels so I can get my hands on Volume 2. The artwork is amazing and the hues of purple, dark pink, and blues really set the 80's feel.

Four unique girls on a paper route come across a device that changes their life forever. Volume 1 gave me just enough information to get me hooked and wanting to read more. Erin and Mac remind me of myself. I am anxious & protective of my sister like Erin, yet I relate to being a tomboy like Mac.

I am not understanding the not so great reviews. Maybe because I haven't read Saga yet? Sure, Mac, is problematic with her insults, however this is set in the 80's. I am sure her character will develop as the series does.

If you love female leads, 80's nostalgia, and sci-fi this series if for you. I recommend listening to some 80's instrumentals to really set the mood. ( )
  Koralis | Jul 12, 2022 |
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  archivomorero | Jun 27, 2022 |
Recensione sul blog: http://thereadingpal.blogspot.it/2018/05/recensione-178-paper-girls-vol1.html

Valutazione: 2.5/5


In questo primo volume seguiamo Erin, che dopo la festa di Halloween va a fare il proprio lavoro: consegnare i giornali in bicicletta. Durante il percorso incontra altre tre ragazze, e insieme decidono di finire il giro assieme. Solo che succede il finimondo.
La prima cosa che voglio dire è che ho trovato questo primo volume stranissimo e particolare, e devo dire che non ci ho capito molto.
Sembra esserci uno scontro tra Adulti e Adolescenti venuti dal futuro, e le quattro ragazze (Erin, Mac, Tiffany, e Kaje) ci sono rimaste in mezzo. Oltre a questo, è tutto molto confuso.
Ho trovato il concetto sicuramente interessante, con questa specie di invasione capitanata da una sorta di hippie malefico e dai suoi cavalieri, che montano bestie simili a dinosauri (o dinosauri veri e propri, chi lo sa...). Ma personalmente mi è sembrato che in questo volume mancasse un plot più sostanzioso, come se fossero i primi due capitoli di un romanzo normale. Non penso che dovrebbe essere così.
Non si capisce perché si è creato tutto questo putiferio, né perché proprio in quella città.
Insomma, per quanto riguarda la storia, gli autori ci hanno dato qualche morsetto, ma non un vero pasto. In realtà mi sento un po' a bocca asciutta. Manca qualcosa di importante.
Per quanto riguarda i personaggi, le ragazze sembrano tutte molto diverse e interessanti per motivi diversi, in particolare Erin, che è praticamente la protagonista, visti i suoi sogni/visioni fin dall'inizio e anche altri avvenimenti che però sono spoiler. Mac è l'altra che mi ha colpita, in quanto sembra il "capo", e vediamo la sua indole così combattiva. Le altre due ragazze, invece, paiono stare sullo sfondo.
Spero che nei prossimi volumi vedremo di più di tutte e quattro, e che possa davvero capire se mi piacciano o meno.
Interessanti anche i ragazzi viaggiatori del Tempo, che però compaiono troppo poco perché ci sia una reale idea di come siano. Perché sono ridotti in quel modo? Perché il gruppo degli adulti li vuole? Di questo abbiamo davvero una piccolissima idea.
Per quanto riguarda invece lo stile, i disegni mi sono piaciuti molto, e così anche il colore. Diciamo che sono più nelle mie corde rispetto agli altri fumetti e graphic novel che ho letto di recente.
Il finale mi ha lasciata un po' incuriosita, devo ammetterlo. Quindi penso che proseguirò con la lettura di questa serie, e spero che con i prossimi migliorerà. ( )
  thereadingpal | Jun 14, 2022 |
wow so this was my first time reading a comic book or whatever you want to call it. it was definitely interesting. i finished it all in one sitting which was kinda expected because it’s short. i feel like i mostly understood what happened lmaoo. the only like i didn’t like was one of the characters was homophobic but other than that it was pretty good ( )
  Aubslynn22 | May 2, 2022 |
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Chiang, CliffArtistmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Fletcher, Jared K.Letterssecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilson, MattColorssecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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In the early hours after Halloween on 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and supernatural mysteries collide in this series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood -- back cover.

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From BRIAN K. VAUGHAN, #1 New York Times bestselling writer of SAGA and THE PRIVATE EYE, and CLIFF CHIANG, legendary artist of Wonder Woman, comes the first volume of an all-new ongoing adventure. In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this smash-hit series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood. Collects PAPER GIRLS #1-5
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