Review: Palimpsest

PalimpsestPalimpsest by Lisa Wool-Rim Sjöblom
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Palimpsest is an autobiographical graphic novel about a Swede who was adopted from Korea searching for her origins. Sjöblom has previously made shorter comics and illustrated children’s books, but this is her first full-length graphic novel.

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Review: Partydrottningen

PartydrottningenPartydrottningen by Patrik Rochling
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Scriptwriter Patrick Rochling and comics artist Li Österberg keep adding to their low-key but extensive book series about a fictional Sweden. First out was Johannasviten (the Johanna series), five graphic novels which were later collected in one volume. Right now they are in the midst of creating a trilogy that follows another character, Eliana, who in the first volume, Gasraketen, was a child in the 80s, and now in the second, Partydrottningen (The Party Queen), is a teenager in the 90s.

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