Graphic Novel: Dark Fang #1 by Miles Gunter & Kelsey Shannon

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Dark Fang #1 by Miles Gunter & Kelsey Shannon
(Started & Finished: November 18, 2017)

Summary Description:
“EARTH CALLING,” Part One Her name is Valla. In life she was a fisherwoman. In death she is a vampire residing peacefully on the bottom of the ocean. When a mysterious dark plague descends upon her aquatic paradise, she must venture to the surface in search of answers. What she finds is a world headed towards an environmental collapse that will eventually wipe out her food supply. If Valla is to continue to have the blood she needs to survive, then she must stop the fossil fuel industries from destroying the planet—no matter the cost. From MILES GUNTER (NYC MECH) and KELSEY SHANNON (BASTARD SAMURAI) comes an action-horror middle finger to the politicians and propagandists who choose to deny the reality of climate change. Prepare yourself. DARK FANG is coming. (From Image Comics)

Review: 3 stars
Publication Date: November 15, 2017
Publisher & Source: Image Comics
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Buy it from: Book Depository

Started my weekend by reading the comics and graphic novels sent to me by Image Comics. My first pick was The Fang by Miles Gunter. The cover really caught my attention. It was just stunning but what completely dumbfounded me was the fact that the first page was explicit. But it’s clear depiction of what’s happening in our society today. Women, especially young girls, giving in to the perversion of social media to earn a few bucks. If successful, they’ll get more than they can receive from a normal waged job.

As I read through it, I got quite confused with the storyline. I don’t know what is happening—the vampire protagonist was curious to be a camgirl; the protagonist walking on a street; then a flashback. The creators completely lost me there as I turned every single page. I mean, who’s that headless guy???

Overall, I’m giving this 3 stars because I believe in second chances especially when it comes to books, graphic novels, or comics. I’m sure the creators have more magic in their sleeves and I can’t wait to see more.

Happy reading everyone and don't forget to share the books you've recently read!

Love lots, xx

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