Category Archives: urban fantasy

The City On The Other Side by Mairghread Scott

The City On The Other Side is a fairly standard urban fantasy, albeit one with an historical milieu. I had been hoping to find something more original – a spark or reason for the story other than a rather tenuous … Continue reading

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Queen’s Quality by Kyousuke Motomi

QQ Sweeper ended after three volumes and pretty much focused on Q. For whatever reason, Motomi has decided to continue the story under a new title, now focused on Fumi and a unique but malevolent power within her. Quite a … Continue reading

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Gothan Academy Second Semester Volume 1 by Brenden Fletcher, Becky Cloonan, Karl Kerschl

Gothan Academy Second Semester, Volume 2, is a frustrating book: all the elements are there for something that should be really great but just never seems to coalesce. Choppy storytelling, odd characterizations, and maguffins that baffle rather than tease make … Continue reading

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Generation Zero by Fred Van Lente, Diego Bernard, Javier Pulido

Generation Zero Volume One was a very fun take on the whole supernatural heroes scene – witty, subversive, and most of all zany. The point wasn’t the story such much as just enjoying the wise cracking characters and the very … Continue reading

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Vampire Knight Memories 1 by Matsuri Hino

Vampire Knight Memories is a collection of short stories meant to give more information about what happened after the series ended. Yuki waited a thousand years and then gave her heart to awaken Kaname – and this new series will … Continue reading

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Artful by Peter David, Nicole D’Andria , Laura Neubert

Artful was a well received book when it was published in 2014 by Peter David; capitalizing on the horror/classic literature mashup, the book gave us vampires in the world of Dickens. Considering David’s history in the comic industry, it wasn’t … Continue reading

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God Country by Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw

One of the best things for me about living in 2017 is that we have a publisher like Image Comics to give us illustrated modern fables such as God Country. An emotive and beautifully written story that makes the most … Continue reading

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