Tuesday, September 27, 2011

[Review] - Storm Born, Issue #1

Title: Storm Born, Issue #1
Writers: Richelle Mead & Grant Alter
Artists: Dave Hamann
Cover Artists: Dave Hamann & Jennyson Rosero
Series: Dark Swan
Genre: Urban Fantasy/Graphic Novel
Release Date: May 2011

I received this issue for review from Sea Lion Books.

Summary:  Eugenie Markham never asked for any of this. Until now, she's been content with her job as a freelance shaman, battling and banished Otherworldly creatures. When a prophecy suddenly makes her the Otherworld's most popular bacherlorette, Eugenie finds herself fighting off unwanted supernatural suitors, as well as the evils that begin emerging from her past...

Thoughts: While I'm a big fan of the Vampire Academy and Georgina Kincaid I have yet to start Mead's Dark Swan series. So, when I got the chance to review the graphic novel, I jumped at the chance.

The first issue propels you right into the thick of Eugenie Markham's life, as she cast a powerful ghost from a ordinary shoe.  Issue #1 is fast paced and the energy was great.  I loved the start of this story, I wish I picked this one up long before now. Eugenie is everything I like in my heroines, mouthy and kick ass. The art pops off the page. Especially the look of Eugenie, I think she is captured better here, then in the mass market book covers. Whether you are a fan of graphic novels or the Dark Swan series, you won't want to miss this one.

Score: 4 Stars

Where to Buy:
Storm Born, Issue #1 (out now!)- Sea Lion Books
Dark Swan Vol. 1 (October 4, 2011) Amazon & Things From Another World

Click to enlarge the graphics. All graphics were posted with the permission of the publisher.

1 comment:

  1. I'd be so happy if my library shelved cool graphic novels like this one. :)



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