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Book Review: Felicia Day's graphic novel 'The Guild'


Kathryn Felicia Day is an American actress, voice actress, singer, writer, and web series creator who also spends a lot of time playing the video game "World of Warcraft."

Day is known for her television roles in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog," Day's comedic online show.

Day parlayed her gaming skills into online superstardom, becoming the creator, producer, and leading lady of the award-winning Web series "The Guild."

Day then brought the wit and heart of the show into a graphic novel prequel.

The graphic novel "The Guild" is 79 pages long and was published Nov. 24, 2010, by the Dark Horse.

According to Goodreads, “Internet phenomenon The Guild comes to comics, courtesy of series creator, writer, and star Felicia Day (Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog)! Chronicling the hilarious on- and offline lives of a group of Internet role-playing gamers, the Knights of Good, The Guild has become a cult hit, and is the winner of numerous awards from SXSW, YouTube, Yahoo, and the Streamys.”

In the novel, readers learn about Cyd’s life before joining the guild and how she becomes Codex.

In addition, the story focuses on "her awful breakup with boyfriend Trevor, and how she began to meet the other players who would eventually become her teammates.“

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