Rai Volume 1: Welcome to New Japan by Matt Kindt – Comic Review

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.…

Who Killed Kurt Cobain – An Intimate Exploration of an Iconic Artist

Recently a very good bookish friend of mine, who also happens to be a passionate music enthusiast, read and reviewed a graphic novel about the famed musician, Kurt Cobain. He normally doesn’t post reviews on any specific platform, keeping his thoughts to himself, however. He felt that this particular narrative provided a fascinating look into…

Review: The Ukrainian and Russian Notebooks

The Ukrainian and Russian Notebooks written by Igort is a graphic novel that tells two distinct stories. The first one is of a forced famine in Ukraine that was shepherded by the USSR between 1931 and 1932. The reason behind such a course of action was due in part to the people of Ukraine not…