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Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 1: Cosmic Avengers by Brian Michael Bendis

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Title: Guardians of the Galaxy
Author: Brian Michael Bendis
Genre: Comic, Superhero, Science Fiction, Fantasy

Series: Cosmic Avengers, Volume 1
Publisher: Marvel
Publication Date: August 28, 2013

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Ms. Marvel: Vol. 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson

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Title: Ms. Marvel: No Normal
Author: G. Willow Wilson
Genre: Comic, Superhero, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult

Series: Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1
Publisher: Marvel
Publication Date: October 30, 2014

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Archie, Vol. 2: The New Riverdale by Mark Waid

Title: Archie, Vol. 2: The New Riverdale
Author: Mark Waid, Veronica Fish (illustrator), Thomas Pitilli (illustrator), Ryan Jampole (illustrator)
Published: 
December 2016 by Archie Comics
Genre: Graphic Novel
How I got the book: I borrowed it from my sister

Summary:

The all-new ARCHIE adventure continues! Superstar writer Mark Waid teams up with the best and brightest artists in comics to bring a modern take to the legendary Riverdale cast of characters. The book will captures the bite and hilarious edge of Archie’s original tales in a modern, forward-looking manner, while still retaining the character’s all-ages appeal. If classic Archie is a Saturday morning cartoon, this new series is prime time!

My Review:

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After reading volume one, I immediately picked up volume two. I didn’t realize how much I missed these characters.

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In these next six issues, the plot focuses on Archie’s relationship with Veronica and her father while he and Betty awkwardly try to reconfigure their friendship while they both see other people.

Veronica’s father and Betty’s uncle go against each other for mayor and Archie gets caught in the middle of the feud. Archie, Veronica, and Jughead start a band, so Betty and her friends start a band and they go head to head.

Each issue has its own mini-plot as it continues the overall plot of Archie’s life in general, especially his love life.

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The characters, like in the first volume, are just as good. Archie is a wonderful protagonist. Each and every character has their own purpose and background. I enjoy seeing all their stories together.

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The writing style is just as humorous as the last and the pictures, even though two of the illustrators are different, are beautiful. I really enjoy how they used the pictures and the words as a team to tell the story.

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You can’t go wrong with this series. I love Archie and I’m looking forward to reading the next volume.

Archie, Vol. 2: The New Riverdale by Mark Waid gets…
5-Star Rating | Book Review 5 out of 5 stars

Favorite Quote:

“Crushing people is the truth’s hobby.” –Mark Waid, Archie, Vol. 2: The New Riverdale

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