Vögelein: Clockwork Faerie

Whenever I see disappointing heroines in fantasy tales, from books to films to comics, I’m usually irritated by the fact that, whether they be magicians or knights, rarely do these supposedly powerful women stand on their own. Too often they’re…

Sparks: An Urban Fairytale

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This may be a story you think you’ve heard before: a princess, a knight, magic, and perils overcome by true love. You’d be wrong. In this version, the princess is a car mechanic, the knight a sweet and melancholy mechanical…

Brand Building: Wildcats Version 3.0

“You people aren’t just readers, you’re consumers. How special do you feel…?” Jack Marlowe, who some readers might remember as the alien warrior Spartan from the original WildC.A.T.S. series, has focused his superpowers on the project of creating The Halo…

Boys Over Flowers, vols. 1-2

Tsukushi Makino has arrived at Eitoku Academy, the prestigious hothouse where the flowers of society (the children of the super-rich) are nurtured. Or so her parents believe. Eitoku is more like a jungle where predators rule. The F4, Eitoku’s four…

Fables, vol. 2: Animal Farm

In the first volume of this Eisner-nominated series, we learned that our beloved fairy-tale characters had been driven from their magical lands by the Adversary and forced to take refuge in the mundane world- Manhattan, to be exact. Those who…