Books by George O'Connor

POSEIDON  by George O'Connor
Released: March 19, 2013

"Not the best volume with which to start this first-rate series, but rousing reading for comics fans who like their heroes heavily muscled, unhappy and occasionally splashed with blood. (resource lists, Olympian family tree, study questions) (Graphic mythology. 8-14)"
The sea god steps up to tell his own side of the story in O'Connor's latest, and least coherent, Olympian portrait. Read full book review >
HADES by George O'Connor
Released: Jan. 31, 2012

"An outstanding addition to a first-rate series. (notes, study questions, resource lists) (Graphic mythology. 8-14)"
A tempestuous mother-daughter relationship makes up the centerpiece of O'Connor's latest carefully researched and simultaneously fresh and funny Olympian portrait. Read full book review >
ATHENA by George O'Connor
Released: April 1, 2010

Following the series opener that chronicled Zeus's origin story, O'Connor's next relates the details of his daughter Athena's birth and some of the stories about her. Read full book review >

ZEUS by George O'Connor
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

An energetic graphic series on classical mythology debuts with the origin story of the Big Cheese Olympian, Zeus. Read full book review >

ALIEN FEAST by Michael Simmons
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2009

On Sept. 29, 2017, William Aitkin's step-parents were eaten by aliens, a fate suffered by many during the First Invasion. Read full book review >

UNCLE BIGFOOT by George O'Connor
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2008

A startled lad discovers that his seemingly ordinary family has some uncommon relatives when Uncle Bernie comes for a visit. Read full book review >

JOURNEY INTO MOHAWK COUNTRY by George O'Connor
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

O'Connor's graphic novel is an example of the kind of work that will engage younger teens and spark interest in a potentially dull and little-known segment of American history. Read full book review >

SALLY AND THE SOME-THING by George O'Connor
FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2006

After mining the world of comics for his previous titles, O'Connor seems to have turned to old horror films for his latest inspiration. Read full book review >

FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

Real and imaginary worlds unexpectedly leak into each other in this Spy Kids-style import. Read full book review >

SPY FORCE by Deborah Abela
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

Falling off considerably from the promise of its previous episode (p. 729), this second "Spy Kid"-style mission focuses less on subjecting Max and her mooning sidekicks Ella and Linden to any credible threat or danger than on heaping preteen miseries onto its surly, klutzy, humorless heroine. Read full book review >

KER-SPLASH! by George O'Connor
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2005

The creator of Kapow! (2004) takes the same crew and basic concept to the beach, alternating supercharged scenes of superhero action with more down-to-earth views of two young buddies and a little brother taking on a bully. Read full book review >

KAPOW! by George O'Connor
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

An imaginative comic-book romp turns a little boy and his friend into superheroes who fight crime and make a little mayhem in the process. Read full book review >