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Coraline - Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell
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A good adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Coraline in graphic novel form. There was nothing wrong with this book. It was good. It follows the story with interesting illustrations. 

What hurts this graphic novel most is that the film adaptation (which has entirely different artwork) came out a year after this book. Because of this, I'm sure most people associate Coraline with the movie animation, therefore, the graphic novel artwork doesn't measure up.

I'll admit, I prefer the movie artwork. Maybe because that was my first exposure to Coraline. I then read the novel and now the graphic novel (and I enjoy them all in that order, which is probably telling). The graphic novel representations of the characters run on the realistic side rather than the cartoon-y look of the movie. It's all a matter of preference and order of exposure. 

But still a good graphic novel, especially for those who enjoyed the original novel.