Format: Print Book 2002
Availability: Available at 1 Library 2 of 2 copies
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Plum Community Library Young Adult Nonfiction YA 741.5 MOO v.1
Location  Plum Community Library
Collection  Young Adult Nonfiction
Call Number  YA 741.5 MOO v.1
Plum Community Library Young Adult Nonfiction YA 741.5 MOO v.2
Location  Plum Community Library
Collection  Young Adult Nonfiction
Call Number  YA 741.5 MOO v.2
Michael Paris has inherited a plot in the remote town of Raven Hollow. But on arrival he discovers that he's basically inherited a haunted cemetery that the villagers want razed! But when Paris actually gets to meet some of the residents of his inherited headache, it turns out they're not all bad (the vamp, in fact, is quite cute) and maybe the evil is not where it may seem... From the best-selling comic book series, this is a fun spoof of horror cliches. Illustrated in b/w throughout.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "After a couple of excellent story arcs (Boneyard, v.4, 2006, and v.5, 2006), Moore's sexy graveyard sitcom-cum-soaper rests on its laurels in this rather snoozy arc about vampire-heroine Abbey roping cemetery owner Michael Paris into squiring her to the Illuminary's Ball, a gathering of invited supernaturals from throughout the universe. The should-be-fun event isn't entirely, for it's also the occasion for certain invitees' performance reviews. Abbey is slated for the hot seat this time, and archrival Lilith spikes her drink but good. Drawn out it may be, but it's also drawn cute, as usual. Series fans, if not many others, will indulge it.--Olson, Ray Copyright 2008 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "The humor may be a bit too cute and the story line predictable, but Moore's (Deja Vu) new work is everything a comic about friendly monsters should be. Michael Paris inherits a plot of land in the town of Raven's Hollow. He doesn't know it, but the land is a cemetery inhabited by a community of wisecracking demons, among them a hipster werewolf in shades and leather jacket, a sexy vampire, a goofy witch, a talking skeleton and other similar types. Arriving in town with the intention of selling the property, Paris finds the townsfolk prepared to destroy the graveyard and drive out the undead. But after Abbey, the charming and sexy vampire, gives him a tour of the graveyard and its spooky but harmless citizens, Paris decides he's not quite ready to have the place paved over. However, the town's mayor, who has few scary secrets himself, is incensed at Paris's decision and vows to destroy the place. The mystery at the heart of this continuing story (this is the first volume) is overwhelmed by Moore's delightful characters and the sub-plot about Paris's developing relationship with Abbey. Moore's strength is his ear for dialogue and timing. His vivid, contrasting b&w drawings are wonderfully facile and comic; Moore's writing supplies the color. The endless gags can be corny, but will eventually tickle any reader, young or old. His drawings of girl-demons are sexy but not inappropriate, making this a comic that parents can sit down and read with their children without too much embarrassment. (Oct.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Haunted cemeteries -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Horror comic books, strips, etc.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Publisher New York :NBM,2002
Contributors Moore, Richard, 1966-
Language English
Description volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 31 cm
ISBN 156163316X (v. 1)
1561633690 (v. 2)
1561634050 (v. 3)
9781561634248 (v. 4)
1561634247 (v. 4)
9781561634798 (v. 5)
1561634794 (v. 5)
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