Author: Mariko Tamaki

Graphic Novel Review: This One Summer

Posted May 26, 2014 by Kara in book review, Kara / 2 Comments
Graphic Novel Review: This One Summer

I hate slut shaming. I really do. I can handle it if it’s corrected, if the behavior is called out by another character, if the one doing the shaming realizes their mistakes. But when it’s never fixed and and the character is a whiny little brat, I have issues. And that was my main problem with This One Summer. The art is gorgeous. There were no issues there. I had no trouble following the panels like I have before in other graphic novels. For the most part, I think the story and the protagonist’s passive role in all the action going more »