Review Lady Mechanika, Vol 6: Sangre

Lady Mechanika journeys to Spain to protect a local Barón’s son from an alleged demonic entity, but were the young man’s injuries actually caused by supernatural forces, or by illicit experiments conducted by his own father? What sinister secret is the Barón trying to hide, and could it somehow be entangled with Lady Mechanika’s past?…… Continue reading Review Lady Mechanika, Vol 6: Sangre

Review The Incredible Nellie Bly

Born in 1864, Nellie Bly was a woman who did not allow herself to be defined by the time she lived in, she rewrote the narrative and made her own way. I always like picking up these graphic novels which teach me about inspiring people or historical events I don’t know (enough) about. So when…… Continue reading Review The Incredible Nellie Bly

Middle Grade on Monday: Beauty and the Beast – Jessica Gunderson

Revisit the tale of Beauty and the Beast. Beauty’s father gets lost in the woods and stumbles onto a castle. He reaches for a rose to bring to his daughter–but there’s a price. Will Beauty win her freedom, or be trapped in the Beast’s castle forever? This graphic novel is a very simplified mash-up of Beauty…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: Beauty and the Beast – Jessica Gunderson

Review The Mask of a Thousand Tears – David Chauvel & Roberto Ali

After a horrific battle in a mythical Asian land, a peasant soldier with a mysterious past encounters a young woman who has come to find the body of her dead fiancé. She is determined to travel to Takedo Castle and get her hands on the Mask of a Thousand Tears, a golden mask which will…… Continue reading Review The Mask of a Thousand Tears – David Chauvel & Roberto Ali

Review Phoolan Devi, Rebel Queen – Claire Fauvel

She rebelled against the ancient tribal rules of India, her country, resulting in her becoming a Robin Hood type bandit. Essentially sold at the age of 11 to become a wife for a much older man, she ran away when he raped her. From that point on, there were few choices for her but to…… Continue reading Review Phoolan Devi, Rebel Queen – Claire Fauvel

Review Something is killing the children – James Tynion IV

When the children of Archer’s Peak—a sleepy town in the heart of America—begin to go missing, everything seems hopeless. Most children never return, but the ones that do have terrible stories—impossible details of terrifying creatures that live in the shadows. Their only hope of finding and eliminating the threat is the arrival of a mysterious…… Continue reading Review Something is killing the children – James Tynion IV

I read some comic books! Review Spider-Woman Volume 3: Scare Tactics (Dennis Hopeless) & All-New Wolverine Volume 3: Enemy of the State II (Tom Taylor)

Having read too much to fit all the reviews in on separate days, I will treat you today to two reviews. I decided to finally pick up some books I really wanted, which were to comic books in Marvel series I am adoring. Jessica Drew has tangled with some of the worst and toughest criminals…… Continue reading I read some comic books! Review Spider-Woman Volume 3: Scare Tactics (Dennis Hopeless) & All-New Wolverine Volume 3: Enemy of the State II (Tom Taylor)

Review Newbury and Hobbes: The Undying – George Mann & Robin Hoelzemann

Need to dismantle rogue automata, uncover plots against the crown, or put down a zombie infestation? Newbury and Hobbes are the Victorian duo to call on!  I adored this. This is definitely made for people who love the series, but it is also very much part of said series (with the continuation of story line…… Continue reading Review Newbury and Hobbes: The Undying – George Mann & Robin Hoelzemann

Review Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse – Ben Templesmith

Wormwood is an intergalactic, inter-dimensional, immortal, happy-go-lucky larval worm-thing with a liking for fine stout, strippers, and most of the other vices planet Earth has on offer. Oh yeah, and he wears corpses like suits.  Follow along as Wormwood, his robotic drinking companion Mr. Pendulum, and his new hire Phoebe take on demonic beings nesting…… Continue reading Review Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse – Ben Templesmith

Review I am Groot – Christopher Hastings

Groot is back – smaller and better than ever! When the Guardians of the Galaxy get caught in a wormhole, a pint-sized Groot finds himself out on his own, billions of light-years away from his team, on an entirely alien and unknown world full of strange creatures and societies. Seriously underdeveloped and with nobody who…… Continue reading Review I am Groot – Christopher Hastings