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DODReads.com Interview: Katusha by Wayne Vansant

Wayne Vansant’s book Katusha: Girl Soldier of the Great Patriotic War is the first Graphic Novel that we have hosted on DODReads.com. We chose Katusha due to the Wayne’s amazing ability to tell a compelling story combining both words and images. While history books are full of facts and figures, Wayne is able to immerse… Read more

 

Sequential Tart Reviews Men at Sea

A selection of creepy and haunting tales of men at sea, some told as a comic, and others as text paired with a single illustration. Apparently, this is a third book by the author / creator. Given what I’ve read here, I definitely want to read more. The closing mini-interview with the creator gives me… Read more

 

Men at Sea (Book Review from Virtual Mirage)

Comic books and graphic novels are making their return. In many quarters they are replacing novels because they are showing a story, not only telling it. I tend to prefer the printed word (don’t judge me), there is still a place for talented art blended with a good yarn. Riff Rebs (born in Algeria, raised… Read more

 

The ‘Stan | Manhattan Book Review

The ‘Stan is a graphic novel recounting a series of seventeen snapshot accounts of the war in Afghanistan. Each is told from the perspective of a different person, be they soldier or civilian, who lived and fought there in the last decade and a half. The stories, each usually only three to four pages long,… Read more

 

Anything Geek Culture Review: The Night Witches

As the German Army smashes deep into the Soviet Union and the defenders of the Motherland retreat in disarray, a new squadron arrives at a Russian forward airbase. Like all night bomber units, they risk fiery death flying obsolete biplanes against the invader-but unlike the rest, these pilots and navigators are women. In the lethal… Read more

 

ICv2 REVIEW: ‘ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT’

The original novel is considered a masterpiece of literature, an anti-war novel told from the inside, from the viewpoint of a World War I German soldier, and describing the lives of his companions in wartime. Wayne Vansant is an excellent and experienced artist in the field of war comics, having done graphic works based on… Read more