Anya's Ghost is a masterpiece, of YA literature and of comics. (Neil Gaiman)
Remarkable. . . . with an attitude and aptitude reminiscent of Marjane Satrapi (Persepolis) who likewise conveyed the particulars of an immigrant adolescence, Brosgol has created a smart, funny and compassionate portrait of someone who, for all her sulking and sneering, is the kind of daughter many parents would like to have. And the kind of girl many of us maybe once were. (The New York Times)
Vera Brosgol was born in Moscow, Russia, and emigrated with her family to the United States as a child. She has a degree in Classical Animation and currently works as a storyboard artist at Laika, Inc. Her work can be seen in the recently released Coraline.
I enjoyed the graphics (they are sort of grey-blue, which I like) and the story is very curious. It is about a girl Anya, who struggles with her appearance, the fact that she is... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Fox
An excellent story short with great artwork to boot. Anya's character is believable but likeable by the end. I have reread it several times over the years and enjoyed it each time. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Clifton Dobrich
Awesome, great story! Great Art! This is a classic. I would recommend for any fan of the medium, it's a great tale of teenage angst.Published on May 9 2013 by Heimdallion
Poor Anya. Her life is going nowhere. Sean, her crush, is already taken by a pretty blonde, her mother keeps pressuring her to follow Russian traditions and her best friend,... Read morePublished on March 27 2013 by Book Cupid