Urban Fantasy


Nomen Omen: New Image Comics Series to Rewrite the Rules of Urban Fantasy

Nomen Omen: New Image Comics Series to Rewire the Rules of Urban Fantasy

Image Comics has announced Nomen Omen, a new 15-issue maxi-series launching in October from the creative team of Marco B. Bucci and Jacopo Camagni which promises to rewire the rules of urban fantasy. And because you can't spell rewire without "variant cover," the series will include covers by Olivier Coipel and Becky Cloonan. A press […]

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Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor is a Delightful Take on Urban Fantasy [Book Review]

Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor is a story about a young albino girl named Sunny, of American-Nigerian ancestry, who currently lives in Nigeria. Dealing with bullying due to looking different from her peers, lifeways differences from the america she grew up in, and very strict parents, she finds she is a "Leopard Person" — one […]

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Review: Someplace To Be Flying, An Urban Fantasy Novel By Charles De Lint

Someplace to be Flying is an urban fantasy novel by Charles de Lint. It isn't his newest book (published in 1998), but it feels more balanced and well wrought than some of his newer pieces, and introduces the majority of characters in his "Newford" series as they struggle to find where they fit in their […]