Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Cape by by Jason Ciaramella , Zach Howard, Nelson Daniel, Joe Hill

The Cape is a a very dark, very gritty tale of a sociopath who internalizes his life’s disappointments and then transforms them into an explosive, methodical vendetta against those closest to him in life.  From the girlfriend who loves him … Continue reading

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A Study In Ashes by Emma jane Holloway

The Baskerville Affair concludes in book 3, A study in Ashes. Deftly weaving aspects of the Doyle Sherlock Holmes book “Hound of the Baskervilles” into a sweeping final story arc featuring a large cast of characters, the book is a … Continue reading

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Bloody Chester by JT Petty and Hilary Florido

Bloody Chester is an atmospheric old Western graphic novel with a spooky set up and young anti-hero protagonist.  The artwork is oddly cartoony, playing against the gritty and horror-filled story of a loser.  This is not a story of redemption … Continue reading

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Star Wars The Old Republic V1: Blood of the Empire

Star Wars The Old Republic Volume One: Blood of the Empire is a graphic novel prequel to the Bioware/LucasArts video game.  It’s meant as a tie in but without the need to have played the game beforehand.  Unfortunately, weak scripting … Continue reading

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Lunar Heat by Susan Kearney

Lunar Heat is a sexy romance with some sci fi thrown in (take out the sci fi elements and you’d have a modern thriller romance).  It is an easy, non demanding read with all the hot action you’d expect from … Continue reading

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How to be a Better Traveller by Christopher L. Madden

This is a very slim (128 pages) all text, no graphics book meant to be a quick read (1-1/12 hours) lightly glossing over travel topics. It does not go into depth on any of the subjects (transportation, planning, hotels, airplane, … Continue reading

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March Book One by John Lewis and Nate Powell

March is a difficult but worthwhile graphic novel story of the Civil Rights struggles in the 1950s America, as seen through the eyes of John Robert Lewis. Lewis is serving in the House of Representatives but he was front and … Continue reading

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