Isola


Wahcommo: Magnetic Press Announces Kickstarter for Graphic Novel

Wahcommo: Magnetic Press Announces Kickstarter for Graphic Novel

Publisher Magnetic Press issued a statement yesterday announcing it is launching a new Kickstarter for WAHCOMMO, a sprawling dark fantasy graphic novel by acclaimed artist Luis NCT.  This classic high-fantasy tale is filled with monsters, trials, mythical cities, and faced-paced adventure mixed with a coming-of-age identity drama to life in gorgeous, archival-quality hardcover.Luis is best known for his work as a[...]

Isola #8 Brings a Stranger Into the Mix. Is She Friend or Foe (REVIEW)

"Isola" #8 Brings a Stranger Into the Mix. Is She Friend or Foe? (REVIEW)

[rwp_box_recap id="0"]Isola is a really hard book for me to review It's getting harder and harder to be objective about this title, since it's easily one of my favorite new titles on the market There is something so magical and captivating about the world that Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl have created[...]

Fantasy Comics: The 8 Best Titles Available Right Freaking Now

Fantasy Comics: The 8 Best Titles Available Right Freaking Now

Your mileage, of course, may vary. Isola: Loyalty and the Bonds of Friendship in a Fantasy World Olwyn, the Queen of Maar, is forced to flee her kingdom when a curse is placed on her, turning her into a tiger Her loyal Captain of the Guard, Rook, joins her to keep her safe while they make their[...]

Isola #7 Brings Gorgeous Fantasy and Tragedy to Life (REVIEW)

'Isola' #7 Brings Gorgeous Fantasy and Tragedy to Life (REVIEW)

There is so much amazing fantasy material orbiting the comicsphere right now, you could spend several years absorbing fantastic stories and barely scratch the surface.[caption id="attachment_1008989" align="aligncenter" width="600"] //Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Isola is a new discovery for me, and after reading issue 7, I ran out and picked up the first trade[...]

Isola #3 Review: Beautiful Art and a Mysterious Plot

Isola #3 Review: Beautiful Art and a Mysterious Plot

They know the queen is a tiger, and Rook is in no position to stop them.[caption id="attachment_859214" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Isola #3 cover by Karl Kerschl[/caption]Isola #3 is another vision-centered issue bringing strange yet beautiful imagery and metaphysical and dreamlike logic for the characters There is plenty of what is likely foreshadowing too, though such things[...]


Batman #44 and Isola #1 Go to Second Printings

Batman #44 and Isola #1 Go to Second Printings

This new printing will feature a black-and-white version of the variant cover by Joelle Jones featuring Catwoman.The debut issue of Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl’s fantasy series Isola #1 from Image Comics is also sold out and coming back to print, also on May 9th, alongside Isola #2.BATMAN #44 (W) Tom King (A) Joelle Jones, Mikel[...]


Isola #1 Advance Review: Beautiful Art and Subtle World-Building

Isola #1 Advance Review: Beautiful Art and Subtle World-Building

They search for an island called Isola Her queen is trapped in the form of a great cat, and the two must duck every hunter in the forest if the queen is to survive The hunters are ruthless, so Rook must be equally so.[caption id="attachment_822430" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Isola #1 cover by Karl Kerschl[/caption]Isola #1 is[...]

Isola #1 Gets a Variant by Karl Kerschl and Msassyk

Isola #1 Gets a Variant by Karl Kerschl and Msassyk

In a press release with a subheading declaring that every issue of Isola will have two covers, as if we didn't assume that all comic books will have at least one variant, Image Comics has revealed the variant cover to Isola #1 Like the first cover, the variant will also be drawn by series artists Karl[...]