Review: Maw #1

Written by: Jude Ellison S. Doyle
Art by: A.L. Kaplan 
Colors by: Fabiana Mascolo
Lettered by: Cardinal Rae

Dragged by her sister Wendy to a feminist retreat on the remote island of Angitia, Marion Angela Weber hopes to gain some perspective and empowerment . . . that isn’t at the bottom of a bottle. But everything is horribly derailed after an assault on their first night there.

The violent encounter awakens something in Marion she never imagined, triggering warped mutations in her body, and bringing forth a hunger she can’t bring herself to name. When the townsfolk react with suspicion and violence, what unforgivable act will transform Marion into the very monster they’ve made her out to be?”

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Review: The Me You Love in the Dark #1

Written by Scottie Young
Art by Jorge Corona
Colors by Jean-Francois Beaulieu
Letters by Nate Piekos

Writer SKOTTIE YOUNG (I HATE FAIRYLAND, Deadpool, Strange Academy) and artist JORGE CORONA (NO. 1 WITH A BULLET, Super Sons, Feathers) follow up their critically acclaimed series MIDDLEWEST with a brand-new haunting tale. An artist named Ro retreats from the grind of the city to an old house in a small town to find solace and inspiration without realizing the muse within is not what she expected. Fans of Stephen King and Neil Gaiman will enjoy this beautiful, dark, and disturbing story of discovery, love, and terror.”

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Review: Lucky Devil #1

Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Fran Galán
Letterer: El Torres

“A down-on-his-luck schlub is possessed by a malevolent demon. Just when he thinks things can’t get worse, the exorcism goes wrong . . . and he finds that somehow he’s retained all of the entity’s supernatural gifts. After a path of revenge on all the people that have wronged him, he begins to gather worshippers and form a cult.
But the legions of Hell don’t take kindly to this, and they send demonic agents to murder the schlub-turned-god before he gains too much power.
* For fans of The Sixth Gun, Harrow County, and Locke & Key.”

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Review: Thistlebone

Writer: T.C. Eglington
Artist: Simon Davis
Letterer: Annie Parkhouse

The secluded rural village of Harrowvale holds a dark past — years earlier, on a farm bordering the vast tracts of woodland, it hosted a cult that was seeking to escape civilisation and find purity in the old ways, namely worshipping an ancient deity called THISTLEBONE. Led by the charismatic Jasper Hillman, their pagan beliefs grew ever more radical to the point where they held the young Avril Eason captive with the intention of sacrificing her. But Avril escaped…”

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Anime I’ve Watched Recently #5

Welcome back! This month is a hefty one full of anime, so be prepared for some good stuff. I was wrapping up a list for Soda and Telepaths called 31 Anime Characters with Red Hair, so I spent a lot of time deep diving into some characters and shows to get a good feel for them. Plus, there were some shows I was just eager to check out.

Let me know what your favorites are, or what you plan to check out next!

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Review: Hollow Heart #3

Writer: Paul Allor
Artist: Paul Tucker
Colorist: Paul Tucker
Letterer: Paul Allor
Designer: Tim Daniel 
Cover A: Paul Tucker 
Cover B: Jen Hickman
On Sale: 5/5/2021

EL and Mateo launch their escape, but it immediately falls apart as Mateo’s meticulous planning clashes with EL’s brutal desire to inflict cruelty upon those who were cruel to him. In the end, EL must decide whether to prioritize his own freedom or the destruction of others.”

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