Growing up in the 1980s, I was raised with strong, female role models. Girls had their pick of strong women in movies, TV, music, and books. It was a time that we were proud to be young women, and we couldn’t wait to grow up. As a tomboy, I still looked to some incredible women to find strength in my own life, and front and center of those heroes was Wonder Women.
Published in 1887, A Study in Scarlet is one of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous Sherlock Holmes mysteries and is also the first of the ever-popular Holmes/Watson detective duo. It’s also a natural for adaptation to a graphic novel.
Every child (and even every adult) has at least one fear. More than one - perhaps even dozens - if you’re like some unlucky kids.
It seems that Mad Robot Comics can do no wrong. Time and again, they have continued to produce comics and graphic novels that rival the big names. Bête Noir #1 is their latest triumph in the comic book world.
A small town that is never open past sundown, a mysterious car crash resulting in the deaths of three locals, more disappearances spilling over into the next town, and a reporter trying to get to the bottom of everything. What could possibly go wrong?
“Over fifteen years, Supernatural has shown it is far more than your average genre show about handsome dudes who fight monsters.”
There are times in life when you don’t want to take anything seriously. James Rallison, author and illustrator of The Odd 1s Out: The First Sequel, has hit the New York Times bestseller list doing just that.
Love can be a real monster some days, but what happens when a spouse in a failing marriage turns into a zombie? In The Empties, writer Kristen Renee Gorlitz explores this intriguing concept, meshing the personal and horrific into a fast-paced and dramatic read.
As long as there are kids who love to be scared, R.L. Stine will be there, lurking in the shadows with his latest creations. Though I was just a few years older than his intended audience, I devoured his Fear Street books and later Goosebumps, all while wishing he’d published them several years earlier to scare me to sleep alongside my Stephen King novels.
What in the world is going on at Manor Black? And, why do the residents of Birch County keep spontaneously combusting? Issue #2 of Manor Black brings readers closer to answers, but leaves just as many questions as the mystery of the magical Black family and the curious Ari deepens.