Snagged @ The Library Graphic Review: The Strain Volume 1 by David Lapham

Posted January 21, 2015 by Felicia S in 2014 Read, 3.75 Wine Glasses, Reviews, Snagged @ The Library / 5 Comments

Snagged @ The Library Graphic Review: The Strain Volume 1 by David LaphamSource: Library Borrowed

Format: Paperback

The Strain Volume 1 by David Lapham

Date Read: October 2014

Genre: Graphic Novel

When a Boeing 777 lands at JFK International Airport and goes dark on the runway, the Center for Disease Control, fearing a terrorist attack, calls in Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and his team of expert biological-threat first responders. Only an elderly pawnbroker from Spanish Harlem suspects a darker purpose behind the event--an ancient threat intent on covering mankind in darkness. In one week, Manhattan will be gone. In one month, the country. In two months--the world.

This horrifying first chapter introduces an outbreak of diabolical proportions that puts a terrifying twist on the vampire genre! Collects issues #1 through #11.

More Information:
Publisher: Dark Horse Books
Series: The Strain #1

Snagged at the Library Review


JUST A NOTE: These are books that I have Snagged @ The Library . Some of the reviews will be long and others will just be quick thoughts on the story.

Read for Fun (Library Book)
Overall Rating: 3.75
Story Rating: 3.50
Graphics Rating: 4.00

First Thought when Finished: The Strain Volume 1 by David Lapham was one of my first ever graphic novels. While I admit I wanted just a tad bit more story, the graphics were amazing. It was visually stunning!

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Story Rating
4 / 5
Character Rating
3.5 / 5
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5 responses to “Snagged @ The Library Graphic Review: The Strain Volume 1 by David Lapham

  1. I’m definitely digging the graphic novels more and more, these days, but I’m a fan of manga, rather than american graphic novels. This one sounds really good, though. I’ll have to check and see if <imy library carries this one!