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The Cult of Uhlume is no more, and the city of Umber nurses its wounds, as do the reluctant heroes who saved it. Trauma and tragedy have left their mark on Emerane, the lowly barmaid. But when Asps target the city’s Alderman, as well as its champion, the Furie, she finds herself donning the mantle of the Night once again, and coming to their defense – whether she’s ready or not.
After rescuing the city Alderman from assassination, Emerane takes him to her tenement for refuge, only to find the Furie near death from a poisoned arrow. It seems the House of Asps intend to eliminate Umber’s only defenders of justice. But to what end, and at whose command, Emerane must find out. What she doesn’t yet realize is that, as the Night, she is their final target...Read More
The new gonzo graphic novel love letter to 90s action movies by Eisner-nominated cartoonist Kyle Starks (Sexcastle, Rick and Morty). A betrayed murderess wants revenge. A hard drinking former cop wants his job back. For either to get what they want, they’re going to have to fight their way through fifteen flights of criminals, assassins, drug lords, murderers, yup, even accountants, and… KILL. THEM. ALL.
As you read above, this is basically a wild, balls to the wall, violent action movie done in homage to movies like Die Hard, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Face/Off, Hard Boiled and True Lies.
The art is very minimal, loose and cartoony but it works well with the frenetic crazy action. Also the art fits well with the tongue in cheek mood for the comic as well...Read More
Writer: Paul Tobin
Artist: Arjuna Susini
Colors: Gonzalo Duarte
Publisher: Oni Press
An ambush set for a police unit takes them all out. The scent of blood fills the air as viscera from fallen friends rains on the last survivor, Jutte Shelly. The people who set up the ambush gather around, they’ve found their target. A bullet to the head, a fatal wound… or it would be if Jutte Shelly wasn’t actually Jutte Frankenstein.
Her friends all dead in a matter of seconds, herself newly back from the dead, Jutte makes a promise to hunt down the people responsible, even if it means going into the family business.
Made Men is one of the most immediately engrossing comics I’ve ever read. From the first panel, I was hooked...Read More
Writer: Janet Harvey
Artist: Megan Levens
Colors: Nick Filardi
Publisher: Oni Press
Dolores Dare isn’t like most of the young starlets who come to Hollywood with dreams of fame on the silver screen. She works for Gino Volante as an enforcer, roughing up shop owners to collect debts. A career criminal hiding in plain sight, but her life is upended when her best friend, Frances Faye, is brutally murdered, found dead in a dumpster. Working with Joe, a reporter with connections throughout the city, Dolores begins to unravel the criminal activities of the biggest movie studios to get justice for her friend.
Angel City: Town Without Pity adheres rigidly to the tropes of conventions of Hollywood noir. The big star actor with a history of violence being covered for by the studio executives...Read More