Persephone: Hades’ Torment Review

Persephone: Hades' Torment is the third title to be published as part of Seven Seas Entertainment's partnership with Hiveworks, and it's my favourite comic they've released so far. I've been a fan of Allison Shaw, this book's writer/artist, for quite some time, and I'm super excited to see one of her creations being given the... Continue Reading →

Sleepless Domain Vol 1 Review

Sleepless Domain is a fantasy web comic by Mary Cagle that Seven Seas Entertainment is publishing in print as part of their partnership with Hiveworks. This is the second Hiveworks book I've picked up and it was another home run! Synopsis: Undine is a magical girl, something that isn't that uncommon in the city where... Continue Reading →

Life of Melody Review

Life of Melody, by Mari Costa, is a LGBT romance/fantasy comic that was published physically as a part of Seven Seas Entertainment's partnership with Hiveworks. I've been looking forward to checking out these Hiveworks comics, and Life of Melody proved to be a great book to start with. Synopsis: Razzmatazz is a fairy on a... Continue Reading →

Devil’s Candy Vol 1 Review

Devil's Candy is an OEL (Original English Language) manga that has a surprisingly long history. Written by Bikkuri and with art by Rem, this title began as a short story that was published by Tokyopop as part of their first ever Rising Stars of Manga Anthology. In fact, it was the grand prize winner of... Continue Reading →

Alter Ego Review

Alter Ego is a yuri romance, by Ana C. Sánchez, that’s been released by Tokyopop, as a part of their International Women of Manga line. Dealing with themes of friendship, unrequited passion and the nature of desire vs. love, Alter Ego is a fun twist on the classic love-triangle set-up, where the two “rivals” end... Continue Reading →

Fangirl (manga) Vol 1 Review

I’ve been aware of Fangirl, a popular novel by Rainbow Rowell, for quite some time but, despite being more then a little interested in it, I never got around to reading it. Then Viz Media announced that they were releasing an OEL manga version, adapted by Sam Maggs and illustrated by Gabi Nam, and I... Continue Reading →

Nightschool: The Weirn Books Series Review

Svetlana Chmakova is one of my favourite Original-English-Language (OEL) manga creators and Nightschool is my favourite of her series. Ever since Nightschool received those lovely, new omnibus editions, I've wanted to write up a review of the series and Halloween seemed like the perfect excuse, so here we go. Synopsis: Weirn are witches who are... Continue Reading →

Beyond the Clouds Vol 1 Review

Beyond the Clouds: The Girl Who Fell From the Sky is a manga-style, fantasy comic by Nicke which was originally published in France. I was drawn to the comic’s steam-punk aesthetic, beautiful cover art and the promise of a fairy tale-like story and decided to give it a try. So, did this tale of magic... Continue Reading →

RoadQueen: Eternal Roadtrip to Love Review

RoadQueen: Eternal Roadtrip to Love by Mira Ong Chua, is a romantic comedy featuring two badass babes in a heated competition where hearts, and a very special motorcycle, are on the line. This edition collects the comics Girlfriend of the World and its sequel, Eternal Roadtrip to Love, and includes colour pages and a bonus... Continue Reading →

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