‘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…

‘Catwoman Volume 1: Copycats’ Review: The Claws Come Out

As a quick disclaimer, I’m not reviewing this based on story continuity as I’m new to the realm of comic books and can’t talk accurately about that. I’m purely assessing the story and the art style. Catwoman Volume 1: Copycats is a no-holds-barred, action-packed story featuring an intense villain and a fight to overcome her…

‘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…

‘The Ballad of Sang’ Review: Violent Escape from a Tragic World

The Ballad of Sang starts as a bloody, action-adventure revenge tale and morphs into the tragedy of a child forced to become a monster instead of a normal kid. This world is incredibly violent, filled with themed street gangs who want nothing but money to fuel their shady dealings. The story is well-done, with solid…

‘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…

‘That Ain’t Witchcraft’ Review: The Fight to Keep Evil At Bay

That Ain’t Witchcraft is a fantastic fantasy adventure filled with supervillains, ghosts, and non-human entities aplenty. From the start, it’s hard to put down, flying a mile-a-minute toward magical forces that want to kill our protagonist and her team of misfits. As always, McGuire delivers a thrilling story filled with everything you could want from…

A People’s Future of the United States: 25 Possibilities for Tomorrow

A People’s Future of the United States gives a glimpse of 25 different futures. The extremely talented cast of writers covers the most pressing topics of our day, looking at women’s rights, racism, homophobia, climate change, robot–human relations, and so much more. The world is a scary place and stories like these show us what we…

‘Calendar Girls’ Short Review

Calendar Girls by Justina Ireland shows us a future where women’s rights have been trampled by a corrupt government. It’s a terrifying version of the world, one where the United States has flown down the rabbit hole of hatred and ignorance. Ireland gives us a powerful protagonist who ignites the status quo by the end….