November ends on a high note with full bellies, Gatherers and Grand Geeks! I hope everyone’s Thanksgiving was lighthearted and pleasant and that the feasting was as extravagant in your homes as it was in mine. Now it is time to relax with TUMS in one hand and a good indie book in the other. Christmas is on the horizon and with it winter is just about in full swing. Grab that turkey sandwich, sit down and let’s get to reading, folks!
PrinceLess: Find Yourself #1
Writer(s): Jeremy Whitley
Artist(s): Emily Martin, Ainhoa Rueda, Brett Grunig
Cover Artist(s): Onyinye Anakor, Emily Martin
Publisher: Action Lab Entertainment
Synopsis: “Finally, after all this time, Adrienne is on the way to rescue her oldest sister, Alize. Since the day she left the tower, this is as far as she had planned. Now, it’s all falling apart. Bedelia stayed behind in the mountains with her family and now Adrienne can’t find Alize’s tower. Will she end up lost and alone wandering the desert? Meanwhile, Devin and his friends have stumbled onto an army attacking a town right on the borders of their kingdom? Who are they and what do they want?”
Finally we come to that part of Adrienne’s odyssey to find her eldest sibling but already it is fraught with frustrations. How does one go about finding a sibling when she cannot even find the tower she is in? And what of others like Devin and Bedelia? Read in on this latest installment of Adrienne’s saga in the PrinceLess series!
Writer(s): Rodney Barnes
Artist(s): Kelly Fitzpatrick, Selina Espiritu
Cover Artist(s): Michelle Wong
Publisher: Lion Forge
Synopsis: “Quinton, a high school sophomore, is looking to live his best life by moonlighting as a superhero. The catch? His power is invulnerability . . . and that’s the only power he has.”
Superpowers never go out of style. We have all craved them at one time or another. The story behind this is nothing new. After all, Peter Parker got his when he was merely a high school student. But now we have this second year high school student coming across powers that grand him invulnerability. Now, one might wonder just how far one could go with such a power. Truth is I could see more potential for having limitless capabilities with invulnerability than with traditional abilities such as super-strength, flight, psionics or even teleportation. Quinton definitely sees the limitless possibilities and wants to take a Kick-Ass route and become a superhero! More power to him I say!
And there we have it for November’s picks and the end of the fall holidays! Tales of teenagers with invulnerability combined with other teenagers on grand quests to rescue family members. These gems and more are what await you at the mere click of a button on your phone screen or keyboard. But being the good supporters of local business that you are I trust you will head down to your local stores this Wednesday and get the hard copies for yourselves. Read them and share with your friends. Spark a conversation and be sure to leave a comment or two. But most importantly, remember…GGG!