Geek Initiative Comic Review: Glitterbomb #1

Reviewed Glitterbomb, vol 1 for Geek Initiative on Oct. 11, 2016. Link to review is here.

…While reality remains an intact, accessible concept, Zub stretches the boundaries of the norm uncomfortably but beautifully. The revelation of how this “gift” is transposed is still vague and unclear this early in the series but appears to be somehow connected to prior ocean experiences.

Uh, stay out of the oceans if you don’t want stabby tentacles, I guess, kids?…

Geek Initiative Comic Review: Angel Catbird #1

Reviewed Angel Catbird, vol 1 for Geek Initiative on Sept. 18, 2016. Link to review is here.

…First, Angel Catbird is an odd story, but a lightweight sort of odd.

Odd how? Well, we’ve seen plenty of animal transformation comics, but not two animals merging with one human to make two parts animal, one part human. This atypical change was also expertly depicted by artist Johnnie Christmas. Animal transformation illustrations can be cheesy, tacky or awful if not handled with focus and tact, but Johnnie skillfully delivered for all animal transitions in the story…

Geek Initiative Comic Review: Witchfinder #4, City of the Dead

Reviewed Witchfinder vol. 4 City of the Dead for Geek Initiative on Sept 16, 2016. Link to review is here.

Everything was apropos, even the 1800s English dialect which was appropriately spoken based on the social rank and impressively on point, which made the story all the more alluring and believable. In example, tunnel diggers and grave diggers had a free-spoken, less grammatically correct English with more cursing while Sir Edward, doctors and judges had posh, educated and grammatically correct speech.