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THIS LOVE SO BRIEF

Written and Illustrated by FRED CHAO

SYNOPSIS: Comics creator Fred Chao put together a small collection of humorous short stories from his love life. Starting off as comical reflections of elementary school crushes, house party hook-ups, and first relationships, these stories delve into themes of the responsibilities that come with age, inevitable life changes, nostalgia, and home. – COMIXOLOGY

This book is a collection of 5 short stories dealing with the authors various bloopers and blunders in his love life. There are a plethora of emotions weaving in and out of these stories, from humor to cringe-worthy awkwardness to deep sadness. I personally relate to some of these stories quite a bit.

The artwork leaves a bit to be desired. It’s not my favorite art...

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OPERATION OVERLORD VOL 2 – OMAHA BEACH

WRITTEN BY: BRUNO FALBA

ART BY: DAVIDE FABBRI AND CHRISTIAN DALLA VECCHIA

COLORS BY: DOMENICO NEZITI

TRANSLATION BY: IVANKA HAHNENBERGER

LETTERS BY: GEMMA SHELDRAKE

1944, Beaches of Golden Sands, Normandy. General Rommel gives the last instructions to the members of the Axis forces for the defense of the Norman front. Among them, four young German soldiers. On the other side of the Channel, Robert Capa, a war photographer, Hard Gund, an American naturalized German, and two other G.I. from the Easy Company are briefed on Operation Overlord. In a few days, between the whistling of the bullets and the crunch of mortar explosions, Germans and Americans will experience fear, tears and death. Their blood will dye the sand of the red one that will become the infamous “Omaha Beach”

STORY: This ...

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KILLING WIRTH #1

STORY, ALL ARTWORK, AND LETTERING BY: LONNIE WEBB

EDITING BY: WYNDI GAYLE

SYNOPSIS: A MAN HAS EMERGED FROM A CASKET ON A DISTANT PLANET, WITH NO PAST, AND NO FUTURE. WHO WILL HE SAVE? WHO WILL HE KILL?

STORY: A MAN WAKES UP FROM A CASKET ON A DISTANT PLANET, FINDS OUT SOMETHINGS ABOUT HIMSELF THAT CHANGES HIS VIEWS AND THEN HAS TO FEND OFF GIANT MUTANTS THAT ARE ATTACKING THE SHIP. THE WRITTING FLOWS WELL, THERE ARE CERTAIN PARTS WHERE MYSELF AS THE READER GOT A BIT LOST BUT IT QUICKLY GOT BACK ON TRACK WITHOUT MUCH. THERE ARE ALSO A FEW JOKES THAT TEND TO FALL A BIT FLAT IN MY OPINION. OVERALL I ENJOYED THE CONCEPT AND STORYLINE HERE AND HOPE TO SEE IT CONTINUE.

ART: THE ART IS QUITE GOOD, I DONT PERSONALLY LOVE THE ART BUT IT WORKS AND SERVICES THE STORY QUITE WELL AND WILL SAY ITS MUCH...

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DRAGONSBLOOD #1

WRITTEN BY: NICK BERMEL

ART BY: JASON MUHR

COLORS BY: MAXFLAN ARAUJO & GROSTIETA

LETTERS BY: KURT HATHAWAY

SYNOPSIS: Many generations ago, the Völsung clan was tasked with slaying the dragon, Fafnir. Sigurd, the last of his clan, must now take up the fight against his family’s ancient and terrible foe. – COMIXOLOGY

STORY: So the story is well written, you really get the sense that this dragon has laid waste to all of the main characters family members. And the main character is out for revenge. The story flows well and the few flashbacks really build the story of this dragons reign of terror.

ART: The artwork is top notch. The designs are great and the colors are vibrant and really convey this world.

4 out of 5 stars

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MORNING IN AMERICA

WRITTEN BY: MAGDALENE VISAGGIO

ART BY: CLAUDIA AGUIRRE

LETTERS BY: ZAKK SAAM

SYNOPSIS: Morning in America follows the Sick Sisters, a group of friends and small-time delinquents who may be the only people standing between their suffocatingly small town and complete apocalyptic destruction. The Sisters know there’s something wrong in Tucker, Ohio — and they also know that the authorities aren’t doing anything about it. When the girls take the investigation into their own hands, they run into wild conspiracy theories, abandoned homes… and something that screeches in the night. At the end of the world, four girls with bikes and baseball bats are there to stand in the way. – COMIXOLOGY

THE STORY:  This story is well written and I’m intrigued as a reader to see where the storyline goes, it is...

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