My Riot

My Riot

Oni Press has bought world rights to the YA graphic novel My Riot by Rick Spears and Emmett Helen. The story follows Val, a teenage ballerina from a conservative family in early '90s Virginia, as she falls in love with punk rock and forms a Riot Grrrl band.

Title:My Riot
Edition Language:English
ISBN:null
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    My Riot Reviews

  • Rachel Kathryn Wright

    This book was a roller coaster ride and it at times felt like to much was going on. My Riot is a very short and fast paced read and i think it needed a lot more detail. This is a very short read, bein...

  • destiny ??? [howling libraries]

    This cute, fun, messy graphic novel has a lot of important stuff to say and I loved the 90s RiotGrrrl aesthetic so much, but I don't know how I felt about the actual art of storytelling here. I found ...

  • Alexander Peterhans

    A coming of age tale set in the riot grrrl 90s, that succumbs to a glut of clichés, which makes the whole thing feel a bit fake.Time has to be compressed to tell a story, of course, but here it feels...

  • Geoff

    Riot Grrrl music was really important to me in my high school and college years (and heck, it's still important to me now) which is why I'm disappointed in this comic. It is a good coming of age story...

  • Briar's Reviews

    My Riot by Rick Spears is a fast paced, short, 80s/90s romp that brings all the angst and fun of the teenage years.This was a very fun read that kept me hooked! The illustrations were also great! This...

  • Mehsi

    I received this book from Netgalley in exchange of an honest review.Something attracted me to this book, I just love graphic novels and this seemed so interesting. A ballerina who falls in love with p...

  • farith

    thanks to netgalley and the publisher for providing me with a free copy in exchange for an honest review.2.5 starsmy riot was a roller coaster. this graphic novel is a coming of age story about a girl...

  • Quirkyreader

    I received this from Oni Press as an ARC. Thank you.This was a flash back to my University years. I was a straight edge kid for the longest time. And some of those values still stick with me.The book ...

  • Herbie

    This graphic novel could've been fantastic and I really, really wanted it to be. It had all the framework, all the potential, but just missed the mark.It felt like storylines were flung around for the...

  • Vanessa Menezes

    My Riot is about a trio of teen girls team up to form a rock band and shake off society's expectations of what it means to be a young woman coming of age in the modern world.I haven't read many graphi...