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Comments for Bad Island
Bad Island: 02/08/14
Bad Island by Doug TenNapel is typical TenNapel — a family crisis combined with weird events. Here the crisis is a child feeling the need to run away from home.
In space, a warrior's son runs for reasons explained later. On Earth, a father takes his family on a boating trip to keep his children close. Their boat, though, is damaged in a storm and they are shipwrecked.
Much of Bad Island is spent on the family trying to figure out where they are and the secrets behind the island. Meanwhile, the reader is trying to figure out how the island story meshes with the story of the young space warrior.
If you like complex, parallel plots in a graphic novel format, you will like Bad Island. If you prefer something more straight forward, give this one a pass.
Comment #1: Sunday, February 09, 2014 at 22:40:16
I really enjoyed this book. In fact, it is probably my favorite by TenNapel.
Comment #2: Monday, February 10, 2014 at 15:47:24
It's definitely high on my list but I think Ghostopolis reamins my favorite.