The Forgetting Moon by Brian Lee Durfee invites you into a story that at first glance feels comfortingly familiar-only when you blink do you find these genre trappings twisted and cloaked in shadow while the ground begins to shift and devour you.
Wrath of Gods stands alongside The Blinding Knife, King of Thorns, and The Desert Spear on the shelf of fantasy sequels that deftly take us deeper into a story and world than we ever expected to go.
Malice by John Gwynne is the perfect start to an epic fantasy- a coming of age hook, compelling characters and worldbuilding, a large cast; and it’s all bound together with wisdom and heart.
Proven Guilty is a giant leap forward in the middle of this epic heroic noir that forces our titular hero to reckon with demons(both literal and metaphorical) of his past, present, and future.
Empire of Ashes delivers epic steampunk fantasy large scale battles in a WWII with dragons style fashion though it falters on delievering perfectly on the intimate character and tightly paced hooks of the first two books.
I review two seminal comics this week: Old Man Logan and Infinity Gauntlet. Enjoy!