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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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SYNOPSIS:  On the 5th of June 1944 thousands of men parachuted into Northern France to pave the way for OPERATION OVERLORD, the invasion of France by the Allied forces in the largest amphibian assault ever attempted. The first of four stories telling of the heroism of these men, this issue recounts the fight to take the town of SAINTE-MÉRE-ÉGLISE, a strategic staging point for the men soon to be landing at the section of the French Coast codenamed UTAH Beach.

STORY: I personally am not a huge fan of historical comics. But the way this book is written pulls you in with the character development and makes you want to follow the characters...

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