Dad of Divas' Reviews: Book Review - Evil Thing: A Villains Graphic Novel

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Book Review - Evil Thing: A Villains Graphic Novel

Evil Thing: A Villains Graphic Novel

About the Book

“Sure, you know the story of those wretched Dalmatians. But don’t I deserve a chance to tell my own side of the story? It is fabulous, after all.

”You may think you know the tale: a happy young couple, one hundred and one Dalmatians, and the woman determined to turn them into a perfectly spotted fur coat.

But who is that monster, that scene-stealer, that evil thing? Who is the woman behind it all? Before the car crash, before the dognapping, before furs became her only true love, there was another story. This is the story of Cruella De Vil—in her own words.

Even the cruelest villains have best friends, true loves, and daring dreams. After all, nothing is as simple as black and white.

In this first graphic novel adaptation of the New York Times best-selling Villains series, Arielle Jovellanos brings Serena Valentino’s darkly captivating world to life with beautiful and haunting illustrations in a stunning new visual format.

My Take on the Book
This is a great way to explore the origin story for Cruella. As someone that loves Graphic Novels, this one really captures the characters but also the story and you get to see that there is a lot more behind the story that makes Cruella the evil person that she becomes. The story is great and the artwork really stands out on the page. If you love Disney and love origin stories, this is one that you will not want to miss! 

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