(I got these for review from netgalley)
Children of Blood and Bone Excerpt/Preview (Chapters 1-6)
Cover: is actually representative of what is in the novel. The colors are so eye-catching and vibrant.
- Fantasy world- it’s not clunky/info-dumpy, it is interesting to have a world that is majority if not completely filled with black people
- How it deals with the problems of the world- the greatest thing about having a world with majority/completely filled with black people is that the story can be intraracial issues such as colorism. It also does a good representation of systematic oppression ( there is even some commentary about misogynoir )
- Brutal- the stakes are high and real
I really did not have anything I did not like about it so I’m ready for it to come out. I’m actually a bit annoyed at myself for sampling something coming out next year in March.
My Nana and Me
Art: Black girl with black doll, good drawing black people, dream like different images that blend into one
Story: love between grandmother and her granddaughter
Sweet Dreams, Super Girl
Art: mix comic and picture book-transition for young superhero lovers, poc children
Story: takes everyday lessons and adds superheroes to it
Mr. Crum’s Potato Predicament
Art: colors bright, black people in background (different between black and white features)
Story: actually kinda funny, was history lession without me realizing its a history lesson (didn’t feel messagy)