Jinx by J. Torres

93%

8 Critic Reviews

. . . an entertaining role model for the intended audience. . .
-Publishers Weekly

Synopsis

Archie Comics proudly introduces the first book of the new graphic novel series: Jinx.

Written and drawn by the award-winning team of J. Torres (writer), Rick Burchett, and Terry Austin, Li’l Jinx has now grown up and is headed for high school!

Real, not ideal...
Jinx has just finished her last summer of middle school and is getting ready for her first day of high school. She can’t wait to see her friends—all of the friends she’s hung out with since she was a little girl. There’s no reason for any of them to start acting weird, like, not want to sit with her at lunch, or want to date her or anything...right? It’s not like everything changes in high school...is it?
 

About J. Torres

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J. TORRES won the Shuster Award for Outstanding Writer for his work on Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Love as a Foreign Language and Teen Titans Go. He is also the writer of the Eisner Award-nominated Alison Dare and the YALSA listed Days Like This and Lola: A Ghost Story.
 
Published April 17, 2012 by Archie Comics. 128 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Children's Books. Fiction
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Critic reviews for Jinx
All: 8 | Positive: 8 | Negative: 0

Publishers Weekly

Excellent
May 14 2012

. . . an entertaining role model for the intended audience. . .

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School Library Journal

Excellent
Jan 21 2012

. . . reads like a smarter version of a teenage sitcom.

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Graphic Novel Reporter

Excellent
Reviewed by John Hogan

J. Torres. . .crafts an imminently likable character in Jinx.

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No Flying No Tights

Excellent
Reviewed by Emma on May 03 2012

The story is realistic with out being overwhelming.

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ICV2

Excellent
Reviewed by Steve Bennett

. . .while it's always dangerous to give an established character this kind of extreme makeover this one definitely works.

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Crowding the Book Truck

Good
Reviewed by Caroline on May 30 2012

. . .particularly strong was the illustration style.

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CBR

Good
Reviewed by Brian Cronin on Apr 04 2012

Torres does a nice job examining that odd relationship that boys and girls have with each other as they get older and start high school.

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Anthony's Notes

Good
Reviewed by Anthony Dean on Jul 31 2011

I enjoyed reading about the teenaged Jinx’s, erm, hijinks.

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