Author Archive for Emma Weiler

Doctor Who Omnibus, vol. 1

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The Doctor Who Omnibus, vol. 1, collects eight comics by all different authors and artists. The first story and last one are long and the middle six are short. It helps to know something about Doctor Who, the TV show…

The Big Wet Balloon

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Matilda can’t wait for her sister Clementine to wake up. Even though Clementine is so young she sleeps in a crib and only talks a little, Matilda has plans for them, big Saturday plans. That’s because everything is better on…

Clockwork Watch: the Arrival

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Before we even get to the review, you need to know that Clockwork Watch: The Arrival is the first part in a planned multi-media interactive series. It has its own website that keeps you current as to the happenings in…

Nexus Omnibus vol. 1

Deep in space, on the planet Ylum, a figure sleeps and dreams. Emerging from his chamber, he speeds through space to deliver justice and death to the criminals of the universe. It is Nexus! Feared and revered, Nexus is something…

Genius

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“It’s always the little things. Small notions lost to the complex mind because of their innate simplicity. Ideas beating on the subconscious like sand grains re-depositing themselves on shores until some kid scoops them up and notices that it’s not…

The Wayside

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The Wayside, by Julie Morstad, is gorgeous. Morstad paints ethereal and intriguing paintings using pen and ink, watercolors, and even collage at times. Her works, collected here, always have a twist, a bit of oddity to them. They hang together…

The Prince: A Round Table Comic

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In 1532, Machiavelli published a treatise on prince craft (although it was probably written earlier). The idea of writing a book that would spell out how to rule was radical for its time. That Machiavelli’s guideline to getting and keeping…

Soulless: The Manga, Vol. 2

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Alexia Tarabotti, now married and known as Lady Macon, is back and nothing can keep her down for long: not waking to find a regiment of soldiers camped on her front lawn, not having her husband depart for Scotland with…