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Nimona Review


Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Nemeses! Dragons! Science! Symbolism!

Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc. Their mission: prove to the kingdom that Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and his buddies at the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren’t the heroes everyone thinks they are.

But as small acts of mischief escalate into a vicious battle, Lord Blackheart realizes that Nimona’s powers are as murky and mysterious as her past. And her unpredictable wild side might be more dangerous than he is willing to admit.

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Back in my teenage years when I used to read a lot of webcomics, Nimona was one of those I stumbled upon and would eagerly await the next page (some webcomics updated/update once a week, others twice, if you’re lucky, a lot have hiatus where they have guest comics coming in).

When I saw it in Waterstones it was like stepping back to the past and reminding myself how much I loved webcomics. (Nowadays I only follow a couple) SO of course I got a copy of it. And I read through it in bed before sleeping. It made me smile, and it made me remeber how much I liked it.

The art work is nice and cute, the story is original and fun.  Worth a read, specially if you like Lumberjanes and Moonstruck.

8 thoughts on “Nimona Review”

  1. Lit Lens says:

    I loved Nimona! Unfortunately, I didn’t even know about the webcomic before the book came out. But I read it in one sitting and already want to read it again.

    1. I read it in one sitting this time around. I still follow some webcomics but most aren’t updated nnow 🙁 But yeah, it shows that I am “old”

      1. Lit Lens says:

        That doesn’t mean you’re old! Also, do you know if she’s planning on writing/creating a sequel? I thought I heard something about it a few months ago but I haven’t seen anything about it since.

  2. I am not sure to be honest. I wish she would!

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