‘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…

‘Aristophania Volume 1’ Review: Hidden Magic in a Struggling World

Aristophania details the struggles of three children as they try to overcome a family tragedy and the struggles of poverty. A world of magic hides on the edges of their reality and one of its most impressive users is Aristophania. This is a character both surprising and incredibly badass. She appears to be in her…

‘Malaterre Part 2’ Review: The Man For Whom Nothing is Enough

Malaterre Part 2 concludes the story of Gabriel, the shady and questionable father whose obsession with creating an inheritance for his family causes him to eventually tear them apart. In this second part, we see Gabriel become more of a monstrous person than he already was. The business is slipping away from him and he…

‘Blossoms in Autumn’ Review: Starting Over Near the End

Blossoms in Autumn is a graphic novel about starting over in your sixties. We see a woman who can only see an old witch in the mirror, who feels her age in the looks and comments from friends and strangers. We see a man whose forced retirement leaves him with nothing to do with his…

‘PTSD’ Review: The Struggles of War

PTSD illustrates the struggles many veterans face when they return from war. We see hundreds of suffering vets on the streets with nowhere to turn, abandoned by a government that should have taken care of them. At the center of the narrative is Jun, a woman suffering from severe PTSD who pulls away from those…

‘Kid Noize Volume 1’ Review: Remembering the Dreams of Youth

Kid Noize is a heartfelt look at holding onto your dreams when times get tough. We follow a kid whose life has just been upended. He’s struggling to fit in with his new surroundings and is quickly forgetting the direction his life should be heading in. Alternatively, we have Kid Noize, a courier who is…

‘Titanshade’ Review: Fantasy Meets Mystery Meets Science Fiction

Titanshade is a brilliantly wound novel that pairs a hard-hitting detective with a slew of murders amidst a shady city. There’s danger and intrigue aplenty, mixed with the intensity of a high caliber police drama. Nobody is who they seem to be and as the murders continue to pile up, the stakes become that much…