What do you get when you take Katniss Everdeen, Batman, and a splash of Tim Burton and HP Lovecraft? You get The Raven’s Child, a new graphic novel from writer Thomas Sniegoski and artist Tom Brown. Full of awesomely dark imagery and creepy monsters, Raven’s Child is a great graphic novel for everyone, with a kick-ass heroine and tons of gripping emotion at play.
Years ago, a monstrous race called The Throng arrived from another dimension and took over the Earth. Humanity is on the brink of extinction, and the Throng’s leader, the High Lord, has plans for conquering another dimension. But there’s one person who can stand up to them: The Raven’s Child. A myth carried down from the Throng Race, the Raven’s Child is the only thing that can instill fear in these monsters, and Carissa Devin has taken up the mantle of The Raven’s Child to fight back against the creatures that took her family, her friends, and her home. Read the rest of this entry