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Skies Over Superior

Frost giants are crossing Lake Superior to destroy all mankind. Only Merilee Fite and her estranged uncle can stop them.

Writer: Josh Dahl

Artist: Laura Bearl

Normally I would do a good, bad, summary but this book is a bit different. Honestly, it’s good. I enjoyed the story so far. It doesn’t say issue 1 on it, but it’s written as an issue 1. From what I can tell, it was on Kickstarter back in July. This was a gift to me from a friend so I’m not sure if it came from that or not because I also saw mention of crowdfunding back in 2018. The story is really enjoyable. Something bad is coming and only Merilee seems to have any knowledge that the bad isn’t over after the initial occurrence. The synopsis is a bit of a spoiler for future issues that the bad is frost giants...

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Belial #1

Belial #1

Follow along as Belial sets out to reclaim what was rightfully his! Belial’s power, throne, and claim to Hell have been stolen by none other than Lucifer himself. Over the centuries, Hell has become a shadow of its former Glory. It has fallen from Belial’s structure, vision, legendary depiction, and epitome of everything you’ve come to know of the Palace of the Judged. Now Hell is nothing more than a run-down pit of despair, and Belial has had enough! This is the story of a once powerful ruler, that finds himself up against epic odds. He must fight his way back to the throne. He will face off against the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse, and Lucifer himself to do so. He’s not alone in the underdog power struggle, as Belial has retained some loyal followers...

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Voodoo Nations #1

RJ and her husband Brent travel deep into Voodoo strongholds around the world, trying to restore Brent’s humanity. This dark and haunting journey will challenge their faith, marriage, and worldview.

Life, death, and the supernatural await them in the dark and sinister world of VOODOO NATIONS.

Writer: Travis Gibb

Artist: Luke Stone

Colors: Alan Emmanual

Letters: Jerome Gagnon

Editor: Andrea Molinari

The Good:

This is the first comic that I’ve read in probably six months or more. Between Covid and life, I just haven’t felt like diving into anything because I feel as if I should review everything. I guess that comes from ten plus years of reviewing...

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Rivers of London – Water Weed (with Giveaway!)

Rivers of London - Water Weed

Written By: Andrew Cartmel

Created By: Ben Aaronovitch

Art By: Lee Sullivan

Colors By: Paulina Vassileva

Letters By: Rob Steen

Synopsis: Spring Breakers meets Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels on the banks of the Thames! When two of the less well-behaved River goddesses, Chelsea and Olympia, decide to earn a few quid on the side, Peter and Bev find themselves drawn into a sordid cannabis-smuggling operation, controlled by London’s new queenpin of crime – the brutal and beautiful Hoodette!

Woo boy! It’s not often that I curl up with a comic (or in this case, a trade) and lose track of time these days, but that’s just what happened with Water Weed...

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Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini

Minky_Woodcock_collection cover low res

Writer and Illustrator: Cynthia Von Buhler

Lettering: Simon Bowland

Consulting Editor: Charles Ardai

Unappreciated at her father’s detective agency, the fabulous rabbit-loving Minky Woodcock straps on her gumshoes in order to uncover a magical mystery involving the world-famous escape artist, Harry Houdini! The story is a brand-new comic book series written and illustrated by acclaimed artist, author, director, and playwright Cynthia von Buhler. The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini is a Prohibition-era mystery with a sinister twist! Acclaimed comics legend David Mack (Kabuki) and Robert McGinnis, the famous creator of movie posters for classic films such as the original James Bond movies and Breakfast at Tiffany’s, illustrated covers for issue one...

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