“Pretty Deadly, Vol. 1: The Shrike” by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Emma Rios

I’ve been on a graphic novels kick lately, and absolutely devoured the first volume of Pretty Deadly. Pretty Deadly is a western with a mythic fiction vibe. It’s also tricky to characterize, because the art and storytelling can both be a little confusing at times, especially with such a complex story. But at its core, there isRead more

“The Herald of Autumn” by J.M. Guillen

I first discovered Guillen’s writing while browsing his free short fiction at Irrational Worlds.  I quickly moved on to his short novel Handmaiden’s Fury, which I adored.  When Guillen put out a top-secret call for reviewers on Twitter, I knew that I had to become a part of his diabolical plot. The Herald of AutumnRead more