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April 16, 2021

Fantasy

Tilt #1 (review)

Created and written by David “Doc Hog” Hogberg Illustrator: Marcos Lima Hog Wild Comics, 2020 Using playing cards as characters in comics is not a new concept. Vertigo Comics’ Lucifer featured the Basanos, a calculating, terrifying manifestation of tarot cards, which, amongst other horrible things, rape a supporting character called Jill Presto. Less confronting is

Doorkeeper (Review)

Doorkeeper Summit Books, November 2017 Writers: Ethan Chua, Scott Lee Chua This is an interesting fantasy comic written by Ethan Chua and Scott Lee Chua, both from the Philippines. Any reader who is familiar with Neil Gaiman’s influential and groundbreaking Sandman comic book series (1989-1993) will look at the Doorkeeper and see similarities between the

Plague #1 (Review)

Plague #1 Markosia, March, 2017 Writers: Dennis MaGee Fallon, Jason Palmatier “Plague” is a new fantasy comic book mini-series from British comic book publisher Markosia. The comic’s title is derived from the historical setting, the year 1352 A.D. Bubonic plague (also known as the Black Death) swept through Europe and killed millions of people (and

God Country #1 (review)

God Country #1 Image Comics, January 11, 2017 Writer: Donny Cates “God Country” is a new comic book series from innovative American publisher Image Comics. The title revolves around an enchanted sword that was brought to a West Texas town by a storm. An old widower named Emmett Quinlan is suffering from either Alzheimer’s disease

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