The Ghost King (Mirror Comics)
Written by Dominic Bercier
Illustrated by Dominic Bercier
Soundtrack by Nicholas Bercier
It is rare that changes come to the comic medium. Digital comics were a huge change, but even then, the main elements–serial artwork with sparse explanation in dialogue or narration–remained the same. Dominic and Nicholas Bercier are adding a third element to Ghost King, however. This book is meant to be read with a soundtrack. Needless to say, this piqued my interest, and I was not disappointed. Continue reading
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
The Bird Caller, a graphic novel by J. F. Martel and Dominic Bercier, is a story told with minimal words about the last physical man on earth. The world has been decimated by a nuclear war, and the consciousnesses of all mankind have been uploaded into a hard drive called the Ark, which Dennett, the last man, is responsible to keep safe until at last he is able to leave his body behind and join them in a “digital Eden.” Continue reading
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