Venus Rises Series 2 #2

Conceived and Written by J.G. Birdsall

Art by James Newell

Colors by James Newell, Wilson Go, & Caroline Nolasco

Flats by Mon Amancioa

Lettering by James Newell

Venus Rises is back. Almost. Exordium Part 2 is currently up on Indiegogo. Unfortunately some technical issues prevented me from getting this review up sooner, but there’s still a few days left in their campaign.

Issue #2 picks up almost immediately after the explosive conclusion of issue #1...

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Calamity Kate #1

Writer: Magdalene Visaggio
Artist: Corin Howell
Colorist: Valentina Pinto
Letterer: Zakk Saam

Published by Dark Horse Comics

I’m going to start at the end of this issue. Writer/Co-Creator Magdalene Visaggio give a personal look at how Calamity Kate come from her need for “creative self-destruction.” I’m torn between wishing that missive had opened the book, and loving that it was at the end because it drastically changes how I looked at the rest of the story.

This is the story of Kate Strand, redefining herself. Recently divorced, she heads west and shows up on the doorstep of her former roommate, and best friend, in L.A.

The story is a poignant look at rebuilding a life from the ruins of abandoned bridges of the past. Oh, and monster killing.

The story in issue #1 is a bit disjointed, but...

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Kickstarter/Indiegogo Spotlight: 5 Seconds Vol 3

If you like a story about endearing characters, life dramas with action, adventure, romance and a sprinkling of time thrown in, you will love this graphic novel!

The tag line asks what would you do if you could see 5 seconds into the future and it’s got me thinking…Would 5 seconds really make that much of a difference? In normal, every day life, probably not, but what if you could see that someone was going to walk in front of a car? Would 5 seconds be enough time to save them? This is the final volume in this series and now I’m wishing I’d learned about it earlier! There is so much potential for this story and I need to know what happened and what happens.


If you’re like me and need to know too, check out their Kickstarter and get on board today!

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Ronin Island 1 cover

Oh, goodie! says I. I was looking forward to an alternate history. What I got was more like anime. But that’s awesome, too. Shall we dive in together?

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Betty and Veronica #3

Betty & Veronica #3 Cover

Girls in senior high riding high on the tensions of false innuendo. This is the book for Riverdale fans. So it all starts like this…

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