Review: Shutter

Shutter_Vol1-1Title: Shutter

Author: Joe Keatinge

Artist: Leila Del Duca

Publisher: Image Comics

Publishing Date: November 12, 2014

Synopsis

Kate Kristopher, once the most famous explorer of an Earth far more fantastic than the one we know, is forced to return to the adventurous life she left behind when a family secret threatens to destroy everything she spent her life protecting.

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Review: East of West

East-of-West_1-e1364606574900Title: East of West

Author: Jonathan Hickman

Artist: Nick Dragotta

Genre: Science Fiction Comic

Type: Ongoing Monthly Series

Publishing Date: March 2013

Publishing Company: Image Comics

Synopsis

This is the world. It is not the one we wanted, but it is the one we deserved. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse roam the Earth, signaling the End Times for humanity, and our best hope for life, lies in DEATH. (Source)

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Review: Deadly Class

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Author: Rick Remender

Artist: Wesley Craig

Genre: Comic

Type: Series (Focus: Vol. 1 TP)

Publisher: Image Comics

Publishing Date: July 29, 2014

Synopsis

Marcus Lopez hates school. His grades suck. The jocks are hassling his friends. He can’t focus in class. But the jocks are the children of Joseph Stalin’s top assassin, the teachers are members of an ancient league of assassins, the class he’s failing is “Dismemberment 101,” and his crush has a double-digit body count. Welcome to the most brutal high school on earth, where the world’s top crime families send the next generation of assassins to be trained. Murder is an art. Killing is a craft. At Kings Dominion School for the Deadly Arts, the dagger in your back isn’t always metaphorical. (Source)

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Review: Saga

2260155-saga__1__2012_Title: Saga

Author: Brian K. Vaughan

Artist: Fiona Staples

Type: Graphic Novels  #1-4

Publisher: Image Comics

Synopsis

Saga is an epic space opera/fantasy comic book series created by writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples, published monthly by Image Comics. The series is heavily influenced by Star Wars, and based on ideas Vaughan conceived both as a child and as a parent. It depicts two lovers from long-warring extraterrestrial races, Alana and Marko, fleeing authorities from both sides of a galactic war as they struggle to care for their newborn daughter, Hazel, who occasionally narrates the series. (Source)

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