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Gunnerkrigg Court

Volume 1, Orientation
Siddell, Tom (Book - 2008)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Gunnerkrigg Court
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Antimony Carver is a precocious and preternaturally self-possessed young girl starting her first year of school at gloomy Gunnerkrigg Court, a very British boarding school that has robots running around along side body-snatching demons, forest gods, and the odd mythical creature.
Authors: Siddell, Tom
Title: Gunnerkrigg Court
Volume 1, Orientation
Publisher: Fort Lee, N.J. : Archaia Studios Press, 2008
Characteristics: 296 p. :,chiefly col. ill. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Tom Siddell
Notes: Title from book cover
Originally released as a web comic at www.gunnerkrigg.com
Summary: Antimony Carver is a precocious and preternaturally self-possessed young girl starting her first year of school at gloomy Gunnerkrigg Court, a very British boarding school that has robots running around along side body-snatching demons, forest gods, and the odd mythical creature.
Alternate Title: Orientation
ISBN: 1932386343
9781932386349
Branch Call Number: ygn SIDDELL 2008
Subject Headings: Young women Comic books, strips, etc Boarding schools England Comic books, strips, etc Supernatural Comic books, strips, etc Magic Comic books, strips, etc
Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Topical Term: Young women
Boarding schools
Supernatural
Magic
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Antimony Carver is a precocious and preternaturally self-possessed young girl starting her first year of school at gloomy Gunnerkrigg Court, a very British boarding school that has robots running around along side body-snatching demons, forest gods, and the odd mythical creature.


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Jan 14, 2014
  • castielnovak rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

For one of my first graphic novels, this is a great read! A bit strange, but worth it for the wonderful artwork and storyline!! :)

Dec 27, 2013
  • indigo_zebu_13 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Awesome! Odd but in a good way. Don't judge it by the abstract illustrations at the beginning, the style quickly changes. Make sure to check it out online ( it's a web comic, this is just a compilation ) because there are like 4 more volumes- worth!

Have now read all 3 volumes; hope that there will be more.

Dec 19, 2012
  • theorbys rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

High production values, well done, with somewhat quirky/whimsical stories, but the stories are too short and the overall impression is that it is a tad anemic. But also, overall, not a bad read, and it gets better as the plots slowly thicken.

Very good online comic, its a joy to see it in print. Always leaves you wondering. Great visuals and the story stays fresh.

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