Making Friends: Back to the Drawing Board Review

After thoroughly enjoying the first volume of the Making Friends series, and all of the nostalgic feelings that it inspired in me, I was eager to check out the sequel. In Making Friends: Back to the Drawing Board we see the return of all of the delightful characters that Kristen Gudsnuk introduced us to in... Continue Reading →

Yuzu the Pet Vet Vol 1 Review

Has anyone out there heard of Wannyan Dobutsu Byouin: Suteki na Juui-San ni Narou! before? Apparently, it’s a video game for the 3DS that was released in 2015 and is based around the player caring for a series of adorable animals at a veterinary hospital. It doesn’t look like the game was ever localized to... Continue Reading →

Making Friends Review

Making Friends, by Kristen Gudsnuk, is an all-ages comic book about a young girl who’s struggling with the transition from grade school to Jr. High - and with having unexpectedly acquired magic powers! Will she use her new abilities responsibly? Well, we wouldn't have much of a story if she did!  Synopsis: Danielle (Dany) has... Continue Reading →

The Deep & Dark Blue Review

A thrilling fantasy comic filled with intrigue, magic and sword battles, The Deep and Dark Blue is both an exciting tale of adventure and a touching character drama where one young girl discovers the courage she needs to stand up and fight her enemies and, more importantly, to live as her true self. Synopsis: Hawke... Continue Reading →

The Black Mage Review

The Black Mage is a comic that opens with the one of the best scenes I’ve ever seen! It’s 1852 and Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass are engaged in a sorcery battle with the Ku Klux Klan (who are literal wizards in this alternate history) and, just when things look dire, John Henry shows up... Continue Reading →

Hex Vet Vol 1 & 2 Review

When I was a little kid, there was a period of time when I wanted to be a veterinarian when I grew up. Mind you, this was before I realized what that would actually entail and that a veterinarian wasn’t a person who just got to cuddle with cute animals all day. That said, I’ve... Continue Reading →

EndGames Review

EndGames is the sequel to Ru Xu’s fantastic comic: NewsPrints. I was very impressed with NewsPrints' strong story, beautiful art and powerful themes, so I was excited to read the conclusion to Blue's adventures and see what would become of her, Crow and the rest of the cast. I'm happy to report that EndGames more... Continue Reading →

Newsprints Review

I received Newsprints for my birthday and I was immediately drawn to the cute art style and was excited to read it. Written and illustrated by Ru Xu, this comic tackles themes of war, freedom and equality, all while telling a fun adventure story that features a spunky protagonist, her adorable canary and a mysterious... Continue Reading →

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