Parents' Guide to

Paper Girls, Volume 2

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Action-packed sci-fi about growing up and growing older.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Another hit!

Brain K. Vaughan is a legend of his craft. I have personal read all of his extensive graphic novel library, and I hail Paper Girls and Saga among his greatest creations! If you have not plunged into Paper Girls then you are truly wasting your life. Jk☺

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

The need to add complications to the main plot sometimes scuttles even the most promising ongoing comics series, but this second collection smoothly introduces new wrinkles to the story. Author Brian K. Vaughan makes each character distinct but believable, and the feminist underpinnings of the story ground it in more than empty theatrics. Illustrator Cliff Chiang knows how to choreograph a fight scene, but his artwork also serves the story's quieter, more introspective moments. There are many aspects of the plot left unresolved in Paper Girls, Volume 2, but this superior sci-fi saga is only getting going.

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