Comics Review #6: The Story of My Tits by Jennifer Hayden

The Story of My Tits Cover (source: comixology.com)

Title: The Story of My Tits
Written and Illustrated by: Jennifer Hayden
Publisher: Top Shelf
Year: 2015

In The Story of My Tits Jennifer Hayden takes the reader on a journey through the complicated and sometimes painful coming-of-age story of a young girl, the women in her life, and their battle with cancer. This graphic novel is based on Hayden’s life and her experiences with growing up, love, sex, but also illness and death.

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Comics Review #5: The Invisible Lesbian by Oceanerosemarie


Title: The Invisible Lesbian
Written by: Océanerosemarie
Art by: Sandrine Revel
Translated by: Edward Gauvin
Publisher: Delcourt
Year: 2013 (French)/2015 (English)

This French graphic novel by Océane Rose Marie (Océanerosemarie is her pen name) was originally published by Delcourt in 2013 and is now available in English through Comixology. The story revolves around Océanerosemarie who considers herself an “invisible lesbian” and her journey from childhood to adulthood. As a reader, we follow the problems and insecurities that come with growing up as a lesbian.

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Comics Review #3: S.T.E.A.M. Island Under Siege by Ashley Eric Peschel and Peter Magro

 

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I received an electronic copy of this graphic novel in return for an honest review. 

Title: S.T.E.A.M. Island Under Siege
Written and Lettered by: Ashley Eric Peschel
Art by: Peter Magro
Publisher: Self-Published via Amazon
Year: 2015

This graphic novel is set in the time of the Second World War and deals with a group of unlikely companions fighting against supernatural creatures. And Nazis, of course.

It is the first published work of the creators Ashley Eric Peschel and Peter Magro, and the result of a project which lasted over three years (according to Peschel’s bio).

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