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Red Rising Sons of Ares by Pierce Brown, Rik Hoskin, Eli Powell (Illustrator)

Instead of a paragraph review, I found it easier to just put points: – You’ll want to have read the books to appreciate this. Although it takes place before the events in the book, it’s not going to be as … Continue reading

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Voltron Legendary Defender Vol. 2: The Pilgrimage by Tim Hedrick, Mitch Iverson, Jung Gwan, Rubine

This story nicely hits a sweet spot of its target audience – grade school kids looking for a bit of mindless adventure and some humor. While definitely not on the same level as e.g., Avatar, it’s a fun little romp … Continue reading

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Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre

With an Ann Aguirre book, you know you are going to get a very strong, stubborn, damaged, ‘comes out fighting from the wrong side of town’ protagonist and this is no exception. Partnering her with a syrupy sweet Disney Princess … Continue reading

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War Mother by Fred Van Lengte, Stephen Segovia, Tomas Giorello

I enjoyed War Mother. Superb clean illustration work combined with an interesting story to keep me involved to the end. Those not invested in the 4001 Ad universe need not worry – you won’t have to have read any of … Continue reading

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Incidentals Volume 1 by Joe Casey, Larry Stroman, Ramon Govea

About one quarter of the way through this graphic novel, I found myself skimming. The story was one I’ve seen before (rich man gathering superhero team in ragtag fashion with ‘good’ in mind to save them) and the art somehow … Continue reading

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Vs by Ivan Brandon Issue 1

Vs presents a future in which war has been commercialized and fought by megacorporations using super-soldiers. Author Brandon puts us right into the middle of the story with little fanfare, following ‘hero’ Satta Flynn as he takes out his enemy … Continue reading

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The Last Girl on Earth by Alexandra Blodgier

Fairly early on while reading this book, I began to ask what the point was of having aliens who do everything like modern humans? Minor differences – they ‘beam’ messages rather than text them or the vehicles run a bit … Continue reading

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