reviews

Sunbird by Neil Gaiman Found in Unnatural Creatures Short Story Collection

“Oh, Mandy,” sighed Virginia Boote. “When you’ve tasted one beetle, you’ve tasted them all. And we all tasted several hundred species. At least the dung bee- tles had a real kick to them.” “No,” said Jackie Newhouse, “that was the dung-beetle balls. The beetles them- selves were singularly unexceptional. Still, I take your point. We have scaled the heights of gastronomy, we have plunged down …

A Story of Violence – “Vigilance” by Robert Jackson Bennett

About From the publisher, “Robert Jackson Bennett’s Vigilance is a dark science fiction action parable from an America that has permanently surrendered to gun violence. The United States. 2030. John McDean executive produces “Vigilance,” a reality game show designed to make sure American citizens stay alert to foreign and domestic threats. Shooters are introduced into a “game environment,” and the survivors get …

Graphic Novel Review of Drive by Michael Benedetto, Antonio Fuso, and James Sallis

“Maybe he should turn around. Go back and tell them that’s what life was, a long series of things that didn’t go down the way you thought they would. Hell with it. Either they’d figure it out or they wouldn’t. Most people never did.” ― Drive by James Sallis RATING  3/5 STATSPaperback104 pagesPublished May 17th 2016 by IDW Publishing (first published …

Graphic Novel Review – “Habibi” by Craig Thompson

  “The Sufi saint Rabi’a Al-Adawiyya was seen carrying a firebrand and a jug of water – the firebrand to burn Paradise, the jug of water to drown Hell… So that both veils disappear, and God’s followers worship, not out of hope for reward, nor fear of punishment, but out of love.”― Craig Thompson, Habibi Stats 5 out of 5 stars Hardcover, 672 …