Title: Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy
Author: Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Brooke A. Allen
Publisher: BOOM! 2015
Genre: Graphic Novel
Rating: 5/5 stars
Reading Challenges: Graphic Novel
What's to Love: Lumberjanes is the hit series from the BOOM! Box imprint that features five rad ladies who fight monster baddies with the power of friendship! Written by Noelle Stevenson (Nimona, Adventure Time) and newcomer Grace Ellis, and illustrated by Brooke Allen (A Home for Mr. Easter), this new series has taken comics by storm and placed on many Best-of-the-Year lists, including Comics Alliance, Entertainment Weekly, and Comic Book Resources.What It Is: At Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's Camp for Hardcore Lady Types, things are not what they seem. Three-eyed foxes. Secret caves. Anagrams! Luckily, Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley are five rad, butt-kicking best pals determined to have an awesome summer together...and they're not gonna let a magical quest or an array of supernatural critters get in their way! The mystery keeps getting bigger, and it all begins here. Presented as the Lumberjanes Field Manual featuring a cover gallery and early character designs by Noelle Stevenson and Brooke Allen. Collects issues #1-4.
I am an idiot for waiting this long to start this series. Such a delight! I immediately fell for each and every one of the Lumberjanes. And the overall deepening mystery of what’s going on at camp is just delightful. Must continue reading!
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