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alien invasion I know itinvasion I know it s satire I know it doesn t itself seriously I know it s intended to be B grade I m just too old for this So good Love the illustrations and the story doesn t disappoint Found this while looking for things on Aliens since The X Files are back After I picked it up at the library and took it home I did alittle online esearch and its highly The Prince recommended by S King ugh But I gave it a tryA weird and wacky college alien invasion Aliens from Siberia They take over this small college and imbed themselves into peoples bodies and they grow and grow until POW More blue ladybugs are born Itemeinded me of a lamer episode of Community during a dream seuence Glad I didn t spend money on this I don t know anything about graphic novels But I did inadvertently put off going to sleep and A Bold Carnivore: An Alphabet of Predators read this all in one night which has got to be a good sign Disclaimer One of the authors is my brother so I m biased terribly in his favor But I still think this is a good book Funny and very strange with a perfect connection between text and picture thisomp through an. Friends are stranded with no way to communicate with the outside world at the worst possible moment in the midst of an alien invasionAs space insects begin to burrow into students and staff transforming them into slobbering babbling monsters a conglomer. Lately a lot of my book eviews have started with these efforts let s call them Efforts are the things they ll ask you to do if you do voiceover for a video game Okay make a grunt like you Lifting re pulling yourself up on a ledgeNow a yell like youe making a Mathruhridayam really long jumpNow a puzzled hmm like youe about to open a shoebox and you don t ealize it s full of naked pictures of your parentsMy effort for this book is something like EhhhhIt started off strong but when the action sets in it s not super exciting or original and there are times when the art has me confused as to what exactly is happening in the panelThis also has a classic alien invasionmonster problem which is that sometimes the aliens are like super strong and if you encounter one you e super screwed and then other times you can beat them up with a folding chair like a cheap WWE wrestler It was like those A Life In School: What The Teacher Learned rolling aliens in the new Star Wars Theye consuming machines that can t be stopped except when they grab the main character at which point they drag him around and Behave Totally Differently Than They totally differently than they been the whole timeMaybe there s some kind of intergalactic treaty that says We e aliens *And We Kick Everyone *we kick everyone ass except if you encounter someone who appears to be a main character type take it easy We love conuering shit but what we love most is NARRATIVE Joseph Campbell The Hero s JourneyOh you know what else this book has in it That whole thing where the perfect girl is dating the biggest chump idiot asshole of all time ever. Stacey a brilliant overachieving astrobiology major at Fenton College had planned on just another lonely Spring Break on campus But when a hurricane batters the small college town downing power lines and knocking out cell phone eception Stacey and her. Alien invasion of a college campus tips its hat to many fine influences and is a wild trip of a ead I The Devil's Snake Curve: A Fan's Notes From Left Field read it in the iBooks format and it was as usual for graphic novels in that format very fine toead that way Disclaimer I was given a free copy by Goodreads to write a The March Up: Taking Baghdad with the 1st Marine Division review and I am an acuaintance of one of the authors When the book came I paged through it and was a little concerned about the weirdness I was *getting into but it ended up being an absolutely delightfulead The *into but it ended up being an absolutely delightful ead The is fantastic and the story is a fun homage to classic b movie horror stories with some nice modern twists I strenuously object to the earlier eviewer who accused the book of being sexist and ask her to cite examples The book actually inverts the typical tropes of the genre by having woman in the ole of decision makers and saviors The book does not have the depth or poignancy of other great graphic novels like Scott Pilgrim or BlanketsS Satire I Knowsatire I know doesn t
"but it never makes any pretensions for being than what it is At the same "it never makes any pretensions for being than what it is At the same it is a tightly written story with very likable characters and a lot of fun to ead It is a nice satire of liberal arts college campuses and a humorous take on alien invasion horror Funny and scary or is it the other way around this is a Défendre Jacob ride i enjoyed Kudos Owen King for the smart and edgy writing There s some great satire of modern college follies and foibles and a solid B movie structure The art is a bit cartoony and spare but any detailed and the gross out factor would derail the humor uick lightead. Ation of misfits must band together to prevent the infestation from spreading Meanwhile Stacey's long stifled Darfur's Sorrow: A History of Destruction and Genocide romantic feelings for her friend Charlotte begin to surface while the professor she had admired andespected becomes the students's worst enem.