Given our love for Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings, it’s no secret that we here at Therefore I Geek have a propensity for sword and saddle material. (Or now that I think about it, we might just have a fetish for watching Sean Bean die on screen.) Anyway, I have been lucky enough to take a dive into a uniquely styled, fantasy epic called Luminae from Magnetic Press. The brainchild of French artist Bengal, Luminae brings a European sensibility to comics that is refreshing and unexpected.
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Over the past two days I’ve been reading the graphic novel MEKA from Magnetic Press, written by JD Moran and illustrated by Bengal. The book is about the two pilots of that staple of Japanese science fiction, the giant robot, called a Meka. Lieutenant Enrique Llamas and Corporal Ninia Onoo are the pilots of one of the white Mekas, which is badly damaged in a battle against the Western red Mekas, whose owners want to enslave the people Llamas and Onoo are trying to protect. Continue reading