This was my first indie graphic novel. An exceptional first step away from Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, or any other of the better known publication houses.

Blerd Beats

As one who grew up during the era of Doug, Rugrats, and Ren & Stimpy era of Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons, I do not care much for modern American animation styles. Adventure Time, Rick and Morty, Craig of the Creek, andStephen Universeare shows that look like I could have drawn them. These series must be noteworthy for their writing rather than their animation styles.

Nimona’s cover features similarly simplistic artwork, and I might have ignored Noelle Stevenson’s graphic novel if it had not been featured on a number of “must-read” lists. I was hoping for one of those situations where the cover art is not representative of the larger work, yet here, objects in the mirror are precisely as they appear. Well, I do reserve favor for the exception that is the big reveal of Nimona’s true form. But I am placing the cart before the…

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