ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 3: The Rebel Army by V.E. Schwab & Andrea Olimpieri

Shades of Magic Vol. 3: The Rebel Army by V.E. Schwab My rating: 4 of 5 stars Once just a single ship, now the pirate fleet of the Rebel Army numbers in its thousands. Made up of traitors from each of the three empires, the fleet, who once made the open waters of the Blood … Continue reading ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 3: The Rebel Army by V.E. Schwab & Andrea Olimpieri

ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 2: Night of Knives by V.E. Schwab, Andrea Olimpieri

Shades of Magic Vol. 2: Night of Knives by V.E. Schwab My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars The young and arrogant prince Maxim Maresh, having faced the terror of the Pirate Queen, now aims to capture the respect of the combative port town of Verose - by taking the impossible challenges of the Night of Knives... … Continue reading ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 2: Night of Knives by V.E. Schwab, Andrea Olimpieri

ARC Review: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Ryan North & Albert Monteys

Slaughterhouse-Five, or the Children's Crusade by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. My rating: 4 of 5 stars The first-ever graphic novel adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five, an American classic, is one of the world’s great anti-war books. An American classic and one of the world’s seminal antiwar books, Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five is faithfully presented in graphic novel … Continue reading ARC Review: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Ryan North & Albert Monteys

ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince by V.E. Schwab & Andrea Olimpieri

Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince by V.E. Schwab My rating: 4 of 5 stars Delve into the thrilling, epic tale of the young and arrogant prince Maxim Maresh, long before he became the king of Red London and adoptive father to Kell, the lead of A Darker Shade of Magic! The youthful … Continue reading ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince by V.E. Schwab & Andrea Olimpieri

ARC Review: Vampire State Building by Ange, Patrick Renault & Charlie Adlard

Vampire State Building by Ange My rating: 2 of 5 stars The newest horror series from the artist of The Walking Dead! Get ready to be bitten from the first full color page... Terry Fisher is a young soldier on the verge of being sent away for active military duty, and is going to meet … Continue reading ARC Review: Vampire State Building by Ange, Patrick Renault & Charlie Adlard

ARC Review: Something is Killing the Children, Vol. 1 by James Tynion IV, Werther Dell’Edera & Miguel Muerto

Something is Killing the Children, Vol. 1 by James Tynion IV My rating: 4 of 5 stars When children begin to go missing in the town of Archer’s Peak, all hope seems lost until a mysterious woman arrives to reveal that terrifying creatures are behind the chaos - and that she alone will destroy them, … Continue reading ARC Review: Something is Killing the Children, Vol. 1 by James Tynion IV, Werther Dell’Edera & Miguel Muerto

ARC Review: Eat, and Love Yourself by Sweeney Boo & Lilian Klepakowsky

Eat, and Love Yourself by Sweeney Boo My rating: 4 of 5 stars A story about Mindy, a woman living with an eating disorder who has to learn how to love herself again. In pursuit of the perfect body, Mindy buys the low-fat diet products and the glossy magazines which promise the secret to losing … Continue reading ARC Review: Eat, and Love Yourself by Sweeney Boo & Lilian Klepakowsky

ARC Review: Apsara Engine by Bishakh Som

Apsara Engine by Bishakh Som My rating: 2 of 5 stars In turns both fantastical and familiar, this graphic short story collection with South Asian roots is immersed in questions of gender, the body, and existential conformity. The eight delightfully eerie stories in Apsara Engine are a subtle intervention into everyday reality. A woman drowns … Continue reading ARC Review: Apsara Engine by Bishakh Som

Comic Book Review: They Called Us Enemy by George Takei

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei My Ratings: 5/5 A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself -- in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love. George Takei has captured … Continue reading Comic Book Review: They Called Us Enemy by George Takei

ARC Review: Ghosted in L.A. Vol. 1 by Sina Grace, Siobhan Keenan & Cathy Le

Ghosted in L.A. Vol. 1 by Sina Grace My rating: 3 of 5 stars Daphne Walters moves to Los Angeles and finds that the only ones who can help her find love and live life to the fullest are the ghosts of her new home! In Los Angeles, finding an apartment is killer—unless you live … Continue reading ARC Review: Ghosted in L.A. Vol. 1 by Sina Grace, Siobhan Keenan & Cathy Le

ARC Review: Vagrant Queen Vol. 1 by Magdalene Visaggio, Jason Smith, Harry Saxon & Zakk Saam

Vagrant Queen Vol. 1 by Magdalene Visaggio My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars Former child queen Elida was driven from her throne at age ten and forced to wander the galaxy, evading the revolutionary forces that wanted her dead. When an old frenemy claims to know the whereabouts of Elida’s long-lost mother, she is forced to … Continue reading ARC Review: Vagrant Queen Vol. 1 by Magdalene Visaggio, Jason Smith, Harry Saxon & Zakk Saam

ARC Review: Once & Future, Vol. 1 by Kieron Gillen & Dan Mora

Once & Future, Vol. 1 by Kieron Gillen My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars When a group of Nationalists use an ancient artifact to bring a villain from Arthurian myth back from the dead to gain power, retired monster hunter Bridgette McGuire pulls her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, a museum curator, into a world of magic … Continue reading ARC Review: Once & Future, Vol. 1 by Kieron Gillen & Dan Mora

ARC Review: Roku by Cullen Bunn & Ramón F. Bachs

Roku by Cullen Bunn My rating: 2 of 5 stars In order to save a life, she'll have to kill a lot of people. Once she was MI-6 agent Angelina Alcott, but Angelina died and all that's left is Roku. Honed to razor edge lethality, and enhanced with dark arts and looks that kill, she's … Continue reading ARC Review: Roku by Cullen Bunn & Ramón F. Bachs

ARC Review: The Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp & Manuel Preitano

The Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp My rating: 4 of 5 stars After a gunshot leaves her paralyzed, Barbara Gordon enters the Arkham Center for Independence, where Gotham's teens undergo physical and mental rehabilitation. Now using a wheelchair, Barbara must adapt to a new normal, but she cannot shake the feeling that something is dangerously … Continue reading ARC Review: The Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp & Manuel Preitano

ARC Review: Xena: Warrior Princess: Road Warrior by Vita Ayala & Olympia Sweetman

Xena: Warrior Princess: Road Warrior by Vita Ayala My rating: 4 of 5 stars In a time of ancient gods, warlords and kings...a land in turmoil called out for a hero! She was XENA, a mighty princess forged in the heat of battle! In this all-new series, writer VITA AYALA (Black Panther, Shuri, Wonder Woman, … Continue reading ARC Review: Xena: Warrior Princess: Road Warrior by Vita Ayala & Olympia Sweetman