Twelve Reasons Why I Love Her

Twelve Reasons Why I Love Her

5.0 1
by Jamie S. Rich, Joelle Jones
     
 
  • A romance novel told in twelve individual vignettes, Twelve Reasons
    explores the relationship of young couple Gwen and Evan, and the ups and downs of their relationship. Crafted by Jamie S. Rich and Joelle Jones, this beautiful and lyrical work is a unique experience in graphic storytelling.

Overview

  • A romance novel told in twelve individual vignettes, Twelve Reasons
    explores the relationship of young couple Gwen and Evan, and the ups and downs of their relationship. Crafted by Jamie S. Rich and Joelle Jones, this beautiful and lyrical work is a unique experience in graphic storytelling.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
Gwen and Evan meet at a sold-out premiere of an indie art film. Their romance starts out disastrously, but both feel a spark of something they're unwilling to let go of. So far the synopsis is no different from dozens of other romantic comedies, but instead of following the formula, Rich and Jones tell the story of the romance in 12 out-of-order snapshots. Some focus on the pivotal moments of their relationship-the first date, the first argument-others on the quiet connections that keep them together. The art's bold lines always draw attention to the emotions, setting the characters sometimes in detailed New York scenery, sometimes against stark black and white backgrounds. Some chapters use softer, full-page drawings to stop time entirely and focus on Gwen as seen through Evan's eyes. The nonlinear structure is diverting, but it imposes a sentimental nostalgia onto a story without enough meat to support it. Before the moments of real drama can be fully explored, the story jumps to a completely different time period. This graphic novel is a sweet little nugget of romance, but there isn't quite enough development for it to be satisfying. (Nov.) Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932664515
Publisher:
Oni Press
Publication date:
10/31/2006
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

Related Subjects

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >

Twelve Reasons Why I Love Her 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago