Gotham Academy #12 Comic Book Review

Gotham Academy #12Erica Gives This Comic Four StarsGotham Academy #12 by Brenden Fletcher and Becky Cloonan
Art: Karl Kerschl

First note, good job layout person who put too many ads in so there’s zero credits anywhere to the creative team. I’m sure they enjoy that.

This was a nice wrap-up to the main mystery. It wasn’t groundbreaking, but it served as a end-cap. I liked that it was Professor Strange trying to bring out Calamity that caused all the problems. Though what a creepy stalker!

It’ll be interesting to see the fallout between Olive and Pomeline since she revealed in a blunt manner that Olive’s father was killed by Calamity, not in an accident.

I do like the twist Continue reading “Gotham Academy #12 Comic Book Review”

Fairest: In All the Land Graphic Novel Review

Fairest: In All the LandErica Gives This Comic Four StarsFairest: In All the Land by Bill Willingham
Art: Chrissie Zullo, Karl Kerschl, Renae de Liz, Fiona Meng, Mark Buckingham, Phil Noto, Meghan Hetrick, Russ Braun, Tony Akins, Gene Ha, Tula Lotay, Marley Zarcone, Ming Doyle, Chris Sprouse, Nimit Malavia, Dean Ormston, Kurt Huggins, Adam Hughes, Al Davison, Shawn McManus, Inaki Miranda, and Kevin Maguire

This was perhaps one of the best Fables stories that I’ve read in a long time. It wasn’t interrupted by one of Willingham’s favorite characters that didn’t make sense. Cinderella had the whole narrative from beginning to end, and while she certainly had the help of others, she was the one who figured out the mystery and came up with a solution to the problem.

As much as I was excited to see that many of my favorite artists were working on this book, having the tale jump from artist to artist was a bit distracting. I really loved de Liz’s Cinderella and Hetrick’s Snow White. I was also surprised just how much I enjoyed Doyle’s art, which particularly worked with the ’60s flashback to Briar Rose’s all-girl band.

All that said, I did have a hard time getting into this book. Continue reading “Fairest: In All the Land Graphic Novel Review”