Author Archive for Nic Willcox

The Red Pyramid

An adaptation of the popular book of the same title by Rick Riordan, The Red Pyramid follows teenaged siblings Carter and Sadie Kane as they struggle to avert an Ancient Egypt-flavored apocalypse. Carter and Sadie’s mother died when they were…

Battlepug, vol. 1

What do you do when your two talking dogs want wildly different bedtime stories? Well, if you’re mysterious storyteller Moll, you tell them the tale of the Warrior and the Battlepug, a story with enough cute, puggish antics to satisfy…

Three Wolves Mountain

Loner Kaya Susugi has two things in his life: the cafe he owns, which he runs during the day, and the graveyard that he guards at night, protecting it from human thieves and supernatural threats alike. Until one day he…

9th Sleep

Luke has it rough. He was the result of a Maria possession — an immaculate conception — and his mom has been on the sickly side ever since. At just fifteen, Luke works to support them both. Still, he stays pretty positive…

Gakuen Alice, season one

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Ten-year-old Mikan is living the good life with her best friend Hotaru when disaster strikes: their small-town school is being closed down! Mikan, emotional and quick to take action, circulates a petition. Hotaru, typically, appears not to care. But when…

Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, vol. 1

Yuma is determined to take on any challenge, no matter how impossible. He even has a catch-phrase he uses to describe doing his best at a tough challenge: jetting. As in, “I’m going to jet!” (If the idea of reading…

Avengers: the Origin

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I’m a newcomer to the world of Avengers comics. Like approximately every other person alive, I loved the recent Avengers movie; I also enjoyed the individual heroes’ movies leading up to it. Aaand that’s all the background knowledge I brought…