Rai Volume 1: Welcome to New Japan by Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain is the first trade paperback instalment in a cyberpunk, dystopian, science-fiction comic series, originally published in October 2014 by Valiant. It’s the year 4001 A.D and the island of Japan is now in geosynchronous orbit around the Earth, which is a wasteland.…… Continue reading Rai Volume 1: Welcome to New Japan by Matt Kindt – Comic Review
Pride of Baghdad is a stand-alone graphic novel written by Brian K. Vaughan (Ex-Machina, Saga) with artwork from Niko Henrichon (Noah). The story follows a pride of starving lions that escaped captivity from the Baghdad Zoo in 2003 during the American bombing of Iraq. This comic has been sitting on my shelf for over a…… Continue reading Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan & Niko Henrichon – A Comic Review
Chew Volume 1: Taster’s Choice is the first instalment in a crime fiction, comic series that is written by John Layman with artwork by Rob Guillory. It follows an Asian protagonist by the name of Tony Chu who is a detective that has as a secret ability: he is cibopathic. What that means is that…… Continue reading Chew Volume 1: Taster’s Choice by John Layman & Rob Guillory – A Comic Review
Tokyo Ghost Volume 1: The Atomic Garden is a post-apocalyptic, cyberpunk, science-fiction comic book series written by Rick Remender (Black Science, Low) and illustrated by Sean Gordon Murphy (Punk Rock Jesus). It follows the exploits of two constables that are charged with helping a local gang leader maintain his monopoly on providing a digital fix…… Continue reading Tokyo Ghost Volume 1: The Atomic Garden by Rick Remender – A Comic Review
ApocalyptiGirl is a dystopian, science-fiction, stand-alone comic book written and illustrated by Andrew MacLean. The story revolves around a young woman named Aria and her adorable, white kitty named Jelly Beans. It follows them as they struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic environment as they finagle a means of finding their way back home. I…… Continue reading ApocalyptiGirl by Andrew MacLean – A Comic Review
With the weekend looming and with all of the preparations I’m making to attend my very first book festival, I thought a small, simple tag would be fun! How do you keep track of your TBR? I have two methods actually: 1) I place a small stack of books that sound most interesting, or fit…… Continue reading The TBR Tag!
May has been a deliciously awesome month so far in regards to book mail and book gifts, and one of the reasons for that is there’s a lot of diverse books in my haul this month! The second reason that it’s so awesome is that the pile is positively towering and leaning. It’s already fallen…… Continue reading May’s Big Ass Book Haul!