‘Longer’ Review: In Search of More Time

Longer is a unique dive into the human psyche to examine what it means to extend the human lifespan. It’s the best kind of character piece, focusing on personal conversations and overarching themes that go beyond explosive plot points. This is the story of a woman who wants to live forever and a man who…

‘Mera: Tidebreaker’ Review: The Origin Story of an Epic Warrior

Mera: Tidebreaker follows the epic superhero Mera in her early days as a young princess eager to make a name for herself. She’s surrounded by people who treat her like she’s fragile and unable to become the warrior she’s meant to be. It’s a powerful origin story, showing how a young woman fueled by hatred…

‘On the Lonely Shore’ Short Review

On the Lonely Shore is a fantasy tale that feels like it’s been pulled from a Jane Austen landscape, complete with a distant house, many walks by the seashore, and a sickly young man who harbors a secret future. Their daily routine is unburdened by work or worries of any kind, save for the sickness…

‘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…

‘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…

Poems Written While: Short Review

Poems Written While by Natalia Theodoridou is a wonderful gem of a story, showing tenderness, compassion, and love amidst a dystopian world post-war. Our protagonist, Daddy, is a trans man who has formed a family with a group of orphaned kids, all of them leaning on each other to get by in this unforgiving world. There…