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Feathers (Original Graphic Novel)

Written & Illustrated By: Jorge Corona

Colors By: Jen Hickman

Letters By: Deron Bennett

Synopsis: Born covered in black feathers, abandoned as a baby in the slums of the Maze, Poe has lived his entire 11-year-old life hidden away under the protection of his adoptive father, Gabriel. He spends his days secretly helping the Mice, bands of orphans who roam the slums, but there is a whisper of an altogether more sinister figure in the shadows, making street children disappear. When Bianca, an over-protected girl from the wealthy City beyond the Wall, escapes into the Maze in search of adventure, their worlds collide. – Comixology

The Story: I have to say this is probably my favorite book I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing on this site...

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Chuck’s Raw Review: Bless the Children

This weeks Chucks Raw Review focuses on Joseph Duis’ Bless the Children. Take a look to see what Chuck thought of this incredibly original 19th century comic homage.

 

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Kickstarter/Indiegogo of the Week: Spirit’s Destiny

 

I’ve been hearing for a while what a talented creator Dorphise is and after looking over this Kickstarter, I now have zero doubts in my head that the word on the street is the word to listen to. Now, I can’t tell you exactly what the book is about, but I can tell you that the art alone makes this one worth taking a look at. Don’t believe me? Head on over to Kickstarter and look for yourself!

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FAITH: DREAMSIDE

Written by Jody Houser

Art by MJ Kim

Colours by Jordie Bellaire

Letters by Dave Sharpe

THE DEAL: I have been a huge fan of the Valiant universe for some time now. I stumbled upon Harbinger a few years ago while trolling through old issues of indie comics, bored out of my mind. The cover grabbed me by the shirt and nearly pulled itself out of the drawer … and I’ve been thankful ever since.

So where does Faith fit into the Valiant mythology? Well, among musician circles, there’s a saying about progressive rock: prog is music made for musicians to enjoy. Faith is precisely that for comic book nerds: a sweet, relentlessly energetic comic nerd in her own right. In the height of her nerdery, she discovers that she is a psiot, the Valiant version of mutant...

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Jem and the Holograms IDW 20/20

Writer: Seena Grace

Artist: Sioban Keenan

Letterer: Shawn Lee

Publisher: IDW Publishing

Synopsis: It’s been 20 years since Jem and the Holograms were on top. Now, as they attempt a comeback, there are obstacles in the way ranging from the differences that caused their breakup to outside forces trying to sabotage their rise back to the top. Can Jerrica get the band back together in time?

Review:  This is a drama in ink. Right from the beginning you see the dramatic elements including the past hurts, an outsider trying to consider profit over talent, and the questions of what happened over the last 20 years that led to this point. The characters have a very real and adult element to to them. You can tell by the writing that a lot has happened and there is a lot to uncover...

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