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September 21st Meeting: Yotsuba&!

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

September 21st 2014 – Yotsuba&! Vol 1 and 2

@ Sushi Ko Scottsdale

Anonymous opinions:

“The creator got that kids don’t learn to modulate their emotions until around 9.”

“The translation was adapted well.”

“I was wondering about her Dad.”


June 22nd Meeting: Hawkeye

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

June 22nd 2014 – Hawkeye, Vol. 1: My Life as a Weapon

@ Coconut Fish

Anonymous opinions:

“Boomerang arrow “It always comes back at the end.””

“My favorite thing I’ve read this year.”

“Clint falls a lot.”

“I really enjoyed AJA’s work and the clever way the panels are laid out.”

May 11th Meeting: Guardians of the Galaxy

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

May 11th, 2014 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 1: Cosmic Avengers by Brian Michael Bendis

@ Pita Jungle

Anonymous opinions:

“The art style is great and tells a good visual story without a lot of words.”

“I’m glad Gamora keeps her clothes on.”

“I see why people like Rocket Raccoon.”

“The story was missing parts to it and the flashbacks take away from the ongoing story.

November 10th, 2013 Meeting: Project Vertigo 3.4

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Project Vertigo: 3.4 Jack vs. The Doom Patrol

Thai Basil: Downtown Phoenix

Now that the site is back up and running, I figured we could do some changes. Each meeting I’ll take anonymous opinions about the books.
There may be more or less quotes than members who show up and I might quote someone twice.
Jack of Fables Vol. 4: Americana
by Bill Willingham
Quotes from members:
“Didn’t read ****”
“Lots of fun.”
“Like the classic folktale visit but they didn’t spend any time in one place.”

Doom Patrol, Book 1: Crawling From the Wreckage
by Grant Morrison
Quotes from members:
“Loved it – Not what I expected it to be.”
“Kind of dialog I like to read in a book.”
“Doom Patrol. Mind go “Boom.””