Not Really a Review

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I really wanted to like this book. I love graphics novels and I love Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series (the first three in particular), but I didn’t love this. Aside from the illustrative quirks (which I’ll throw down below), the storyline was just a big hot mess. The concept here was that it was supposed to be Outlander (the first 1/3 of it,) told from Jamie’s perspective. There was so much potential here, given what we knew about his history…but the thing was, it wasn’t really told from his perspective, at least not entirely. In fact, the execution of the book leaves a lot to be desired. Instead of a comprehensive story, we’re whisked away between chunks of the “good parts” of Outlander. Not to mention the addition of a subplot that did pretty much NOTHING involving another traveler between the stones.Which I guess is interesting on one level, but if the reader either… Read more