‘Rolled & Told Volume 1’ Review: The Perfect RPG Companion

Rolled & Told Volume 1 is a brilliant RPG guide, giving new and experienced players a novel approach to entering a new roleplaying universe. It’s fully comprehensive, giving a detailed story, intricate villains, and settings that will excite and challenge. A few highlights: Detailed campaigns with background information and coordinated artifacts, villains, and conclusions A…

‘Midnight Radio’ Review: A Deeply Emotional Look at Identity

Midnight Radio follows the stories of four people, all at a crossroads in life. The volume looks at identity and the reality of falling into a version of yourself you don’t recognize. It’s a deeply personal set of stories with real issues at heart. We see a young man who no longer speaks, who sees…

‘Quincredible Volume 1’ Review: The Best Kind of Superhero Story

Quincredible is a special kind of superhero narrative that stands above the rest. This isn’t just about cool powers and epic feats of strength. It’s about learning right from wrong and helping to transform society into an ideal that doesn’t always seem possible. We see Quin’s growth, not only as a superhero but as a…

‘Gender Queer’ Review: A Guide to Discovering Your Identity

Gender Queer details the complicated journey of discovering who you are amidst a sea of expected gender norms and societal pressures. The author, Maia Kobabe, tells eir story with detail, leaving nothing out as e navigates the struggles of eir youth and what it’s like to grow up knowing you’re different from your peers. Kobabe…

‘Black Badge’ Review: A Darker Type of Merit Badge

Black Badge is an incredibly original series, showing an elite branch of Scouts-turned-spies who influence world events with their honed skills. We see the most elite unit, the Black Badges, as they try to initiate a new member into their troop. The line between good guys and bad guys is pretty vague as far as…

‘Dream Daddy’ Review: An Entertaining Comic Book Approach

The Dream Daddy comics are extremely entertaining, expanding the stories of this group of dads from the wildly popular online game. The series takes every day suburban life situations and gives them a dramatic flair. We see a college reunion, a close call with a vampire, a competitive science fair, a coffee shop on the…

‘Dracopedia Field Guide’ Review: The Coolest Dragon Book You’ll Find

I can’t say enough about the Dracopedia Field Guide. This is the kind of fantasy encyclopedia you’ve dreamed of, filled with every kind of dragon you could imagine and every minute detail you’d want to know. I was completely engrossed in the descriptions paired with the beautiful artwork. I’ve never seen a fictional field guide…

‘The Only Living Girl Volume 1’ Review: Science Amidst Chaos

The Only Living Girl Volume 1 follows a young girl who is a brilliant scientist on another world beyond Earth. She’s inquisitive and incredibly smart, using her skills to problem solve in dangerous situations. With such a scientific mind at the forefront, this becomes a teaching piece at times, showing how scientific curiosity typically unfolds from…

‘Basquiat’ Review: An Eccentric Look at a Brilliant Man

Basquiat, a new graphic novel detailing the artist’s life, bursts with color on every page, giving us a wildly eccentric look at one of the most original artists to hit the art scene. It’s a quick read that shows us the rise and early demise of this extremely talented man. The pages come to life,…