Cartoonist: Brenna Thummler Publisher: Lion Forge WHAT IS IT? An all-ages ghost story about agency, unexpected connections, and learning to cope with life. WHAT’S IT ABOUT? (Minor Spoilers) Marjorie lost her mother and is helping her grieving father run the family laundromat. She feels like a ghost, ignored and floating through life on a sea of melancholy. Wendell is a ghost. He’s dead and seemingly unable to cope with how he died. Because of this, he’s in a support group for
Writer: Kev Sherry Illustrator: Katia Vecchio Publisher: Self-published WHAT IS IT? A 4-issue miniseries about growing up, examining feminism and institutionalized anti-feminism/misogyny. It's a little like a melancholic Mean Girls meets Now and Then. WHAT’S IT ABOUT? (Minor Spoilers) Warpaint is a tragic tale of tragedy and betrayal surrounding a strong girl, Selene, who was feared by a society who wasn’t ready for her. Because Selene is a confident, good person, she stands
Creators: Melissa Capriglione & Clara W.
Publisher: Self-published WHAT IS IT? This is a regularly updated free webcomic collected into single issues. It's a fresh and enchanting take on the young adult mystery sub-genre where a teen loner starts at a magical and mysterious boarding school and balances making friends and developing a social life with solving the old school's mysteries. While it's so far less overtly magical than Harry Potter or The Magicians, but also less de
Writer: Dan Whitehead
Art: P.R. Dedelis
Publisher: Self-published This review only covers the a single issue, which sets up the story for the rest of the series. Because of this, we don't have insight into a full story arc, so this review might look a little different than my other reviews of entire volumes of comics. WHAT IS IT? A video-game-themed, kid-friendly superhero story. And it's fantastic. It's got a kind of Big Hero 6 vibe. I'll go into that more below. WHAT'S IT A