The Wicked + the Divine #39, 1373 AD, and the Funnies Comic Book Reviews

Comic book reviews for The Wicked + the Divine #39, The Wicked + the Divine 1373AD, and The Wicked + the Divine The Funnies #1 by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Matthew Wilson, Clayton Cowles, Erica Henderson, Lizz Lunney, Chip Zdarsky, Chrissy Williams, Dee Cunniffe, Romesh Ranganathan, Julia Madrigal, Hamish Steele, Kitty Curran, Larissa Zageris, Kate Leth, Margaux Saltel, and Ryan Kelly
Average rating: 2.9/5 stars

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The Witching Hour Comic Book Review

The Witching Hour

Erica Gives This Comic Four StarsThe Witching Hour by Robin Hoelzemann
Rating: 4/5 stars

The oversized nature of this book makes me happy because Hoelzemann’s art is beautiful and her stories are fairy tales. Two friends, Gabriel and August, head back home through the forest, and encounter tests of character, specifically to avoid the fabled White Rider.

I don’t want to give too much away about this story. While August knows his way around a magical forest — my only complaint here is there’s not more of it. The story itself is rather short. Continue reading “The Witching Hour Comic Book Review”

Girl Town Graphic Novel Review

Girl Town

Erica gives this comic five starsGirl Town by Carolyn Nowak
Rating: 5/5 stars

Girl Town is a collection of short comics by Nowak about being a woman and being in your 20s. Nowak perfectly captures the feels of not having it all together, but having the best female friends. And not wanting to move forward in life without them.

Her art style is fresh and organic. Nowak thinks through what each woman would individually look like — if she’s curvy, has body hair, has a tummy, dyes her hair, wears makeup, etc. All her characters are distinct from each other in the ways people are. Nowak’s art is also gender inclusive, and her works feature a lot of queer characters. Continue reading “Girl Town Graphic Novel Review”