Tuesday, June 27, 2017

[Graphic Novel Review] Edward Scissorhands Volume 1: Parts Unknown

Graphic Novel Review of Edward Scissorhands Volume 1: Parts Unknown

This was a fun and very quick read! For fans of Edward Scissorhands that have wondered if that little girl that was lying in bed, listening to her grandmother's tale, ever went up to the castle on her own... Well, now you have your answer!

Edward Scissorhands Volume 1: Parts Unknown book cover

Edward Scissorhands Volume 1: Parts Unknown 
by Kate Leth, illustrated by Drew Rausch 


Summary (as spoiler free as the synopsis):
In this graphic novel, we follow Megan, the teenage granddaughter of Kim Boggs. One day, Megan goes into storage and finds a box of her grandmothers things, among them, her grandmothers diary. In the diary Megan reads about Edward, which backs up the stories that she remembers her grandmother telling her when she was a little girl. Determined to see if Edward was real, Megan goes to the castle on the hill. When she meets Edward, he tells her that he has made a mistake, which is causing quite a stir in the town. Edward and Megan then work together to try to fix things.


My thoughts:
First of all, I have to say that I LOVED that this graphic novel picked up with a quote right from the very end of the movie! What a lovely touch that was! It actually made me a little teary.

Overall, the plot was simple and straightforward. I found it interesting, but it didn’t totally captivate me. I enjoyed the characters and I am definitely looking forward to learning more about them in the next volume.

The artwork has a lovely strangeness to it, and the color palette created the perfect tone for each of the panels!

Edward Scissorhands Volume 1: Parts Unknown panel


My final thoughts:
I would definitely recommend this to any Edward Scissorhands fan! I gave this volume four stars.

Though I would caution readers that this collection lives in the teen section, so just keep that in mind when it comes to tone, characters, and other such things.
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10 comments:

  1. Ooooh the art for this is amazing!! I need to put it on my TBR for Halloween! Awesome review E!

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    1. Definitely!! :) Thanks for stopping by!

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  2. I had no idea there was a graphic novel - must add it to my tbr! :)

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  3. Oooh, this has me excited. I quite like Edward Scissorhands and I've only just got into reading graphic novels. I'll definitely be adding this one to my TBR.

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    1. That's awesome! This is a great graphic novel to start with. It's such a fun and quick read! :) Enjoy!

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  4. Yes I really need to check out this graphic novel because I absolutely loved, loved, loved the movie so much. I really love the color pallet in the graphic novel as well. Thank you so much for the great review and post Erica.

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    1. Definitely! I hope you love it!! :)

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  5. I wish they'd make a sequel to the movie. This seems cool though.

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