Category Archives: graphic novel

John Carter The End by Wood, Cox, Sherman

First, those who loved the Edgar Rice Burroughs pulp classic will appreciate that this sequel stays faithful to the universe. Characters from books ranging from Mastermind of Mars to Synthetic Men of Mars make appearances and retain Burroughs’ traits. But … Continue reading

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Black Cloud Volume 1 by Jason Latour, Ivan Brandon, Greg Hinkle, Matt Wilson

I am probably like most readers: I want to applaud originality and creative vision. But at the same time, it should never be at the expense of cohesion and interest. Because make no mistake, Black Cloud Volume 1 is definitely … Continue reading

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The Scarecrow Princess by Ferico Rossi Edrig

I spent some days thinking this review through because honestly I feel like there is some underlying message to the story that I am not understanding. What started as a story about a feisty 14 year old moving to a … Continue reading

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Geis II by Alexis Deacon

There is something very brilliant about Geis – we have a story with character stereotypes in the fantasy genre that feel like they should go one way but the story keeps us continually guessing as it goes a completely unexpected … Continue reading

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Tokyo Ghost by Rick Remender, Sean Gordon Murphy, Matt Hollingsworth, Rus Wooton

Tokyo Ghost takes many modern inspirations and combines them into one fairly seamless story. From A Clockwork Orange to Princess Mononoke, Nineteen Eighty Four to Idiocracy, author Remender takes us to a dystopian hell where technology has run rampant and … Continue reading

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Dept. H by Matt and Sharlene Kindt

I have to admit to being really conflicted about Dept. H (read: depth). From this first volume, which ends abruptly and without a story arc, I can see there are going to be layers to the story and surprises to … Continue reading

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The End League by Rick Remender

This is going to be one of my briefest reviews for the simple reason that there was absolutely nothing I liked in this title. From the oversexualization of the women, the lazy and uninspired writing, shallow characterizations, and complete lack … Continue reading

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