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Johanna Draper Carlson
Works at Sony Creative Software
Attended Bowling Green State University
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The Elwell Enigma, Rick Geary’s Kickstarted graphic novel, is exactly what I expected, fitting in nicely with his previous murder stories. The differences are minimal, although noticeable if you’re looking for them: This book is slimmer, 48 pages instead…
The Elwell Enigma, Rick Geary's Kickstarted graphic novel, is exactly what I expected, fitting in nicely with his previous murder stories. The differences are minimal, although noticeable if you're...
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This handsome hardcover collects (if I’ve gotten this right), The Curse of Brambly Hedge, issues #1-14 of the mostly self-published series (as well as those put out by Cartoon Books), and short stories from Scatterbrain #1 and the second Trilogy Tour…
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Gronk: A Monster’s Story volume 4 is the first of the webcomic collections to come out directly from Action Lab (without a previous self-published run). It’s full-color (colors by Kate Carleton, author Katie Cook, and Heather Breckel), which is nice, and…
Gronk: A Monster's Story volume 4 is the first of the webcomic collections to come out directly from Action Lab (without a previous self-published run). It's full-color (colors by Kate Carleton, au...
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Although The Flash, with its superhero action and humor, is a fun watch, Agent Carter has a special place in my heart among the comic book TV shows. It’s got that charming retro period setting, for one thing, and for another, it directly addresses sexism,…
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Warner Home Video has announced that The Flash: The Complete First Season will be available on Blu-ray (list price $60.10, 4 discs) and DVD (list price $59.98, 5 discs) on September 22. The series premiere of The Flash was the most-watched in The CW’s…
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A couple of months ago, Brian Hibbs wrote a great column about the problems a retailer may have in deciding whether to stock a crowdfunded product. it seems super-attractive to cut out the middleman and go directly to your patrons. The problem that I see…
A couple of months ago, Brian Hibbs wrote a great column about the problems a retailer may have in deciding whether to stock a crowdfunded product. it seems super-attractive to cut out the middlema...
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I had high expectations for Castle Waiting, given that the first volume was outstanding, and I wasn’t disappointed. I found Volume 2 so strong, in fact, that it was my best graphic novel of 2010. Here, we learn more about all the characters as they go…
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I’m thrilled to hear that the Phoebe and Her Unicorn book collections will continue, since I enjoy the series. I’m told that the next book, Unicorn vs. Goblins: Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure, will be available February 23, 2016. You can guess…
I'm thrilled to hear that the Phoebe and Her Unicorn book collections will continue, since I enjoy the series. I'm told that the next book, Unicorn vs. Goblins: Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adven...
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Unicorn on a Roll is the followup to Phoebe and Her Unicorn. Dana Simpson continues the whimsy, charm, and comedy of her strip with more kid/fantasy creature adventures. The book begins with a reaffirmation of the friendship between Phoebe and Marigold…
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Want to watch Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron over and over again? You’ll be able to this fall, as the movie becomes available for digital rental on September 8, with disc versions coming out October 2. As you know, the movie once again teams up the…
Want to watch Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron over and over again? You'll be able to this fall, as the movie becomes available for digital rental on September 8, with disc versions coming out Octo...
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On November 17, in time for the holiday shopping season, Disney will be releasing The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki, a 12-disc collection exclusively available for purchase on Amazon.com. Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli, has become a brand name…
On November 17, in time for the holiday shopping season, Disney will be releasing The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki, a 12-disc collection exclusively available for purchase on Amazon.com. Miyaz...
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Three of First Second‘s recent releases do an excellent job with stories about young people at significant turning points in their lives. You can have your choice of three different genres — science fiction adventure, fantasy, or horror — but whichever…
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  • Sony Creative Software
    Software Quality Assurance Manager, 2012 - present
  • Writer, 1994 - present
    Comic book, graphic novel, and manga reviewer. ComicsWorthReading.com running since 1999.
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Madison, WI
Previously
Richmond, VA
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Graphic novel, manga, and comic book reviewer and blogger
Education
  • Bowling Green State University
    M.A. Popular Culture, 1992 - 1993
  • Trinity University
    B.A. Math, 1987 - 1991
  • North Carolina School of Science and Math
    1985 - 1987
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