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- ASIN : B07F7KV1BZ
- Publisher : Titan (July 10, 2018)
- Publication date : July 10, 2018
- Language : English
- File size : 37535 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Not enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Not Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Print length : 35 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #906,266 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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But here's what I do know:
~I am so happy VE Schwab decided to give us more of Maxim Maresh.
~I am thrilled with this new medium in which she chose to deliver Maxim.
~I loved the images.
~I want MORE.
Now, here are my troubles:
~When I preordered issues 2-4 I also ordered issue 1 (it had already been released). I went to pick up my copies today (because I'm a slacker with a job in retail and the season was upon us) and only issues 1 and 3 came in! I really really don't want to download the kindle version, but I might have to do just that so I can continue.
~I had no idea these things were so short.
~I am already wanting more.
~I'm really really happy that I waited to read these until almost all four issues were out. I am not a patient person. The wait would have killed me.
Clearly my troubles are all on me and nothing to do with the fantastically magical world VE Schwab created for us. These covers are gorgeous and I desperately hope that my second issue arrives so I can have the complete set.
If you aren't sure how you feel about comics (graphic novels?), but you've read the Shades of Magic series, then just go ahead and get this. Worst case you learn a bit more of Maxim. Best case you LEARN MORE OF MAXIM.
See. You can't go wrong.
I had no prior knowledge of the world, but thought Schwab did an awesome job explaining everything at the start. It was concise but not overwhelming, which is always a bonus. New worlds can sometimes be overexplained, but I only know the basics. There's still so much to see and learn!
Despite being unfamiliar with the world and the characters, I really enjoyed this comic! I'm curious to learn more about Maxim, the reasons for his exile, and why his father is so against reuniting the different worlds. If you know something, don't tell me!
Originally posted at Do You Dog-ear? on November 13, 2018.
Top reviews from other countries
This comic is the first installment in a series and I read it on Kindle, so I can't talk about it's physical aspect.
Being a first issue, it sets the atmosphere for the rest of the narration and it does so quite well.
We get to experience a different perspective of the Red London world, a world which, yet, has still little to none contacts with the other worlds.
What will happen then? We only know about the terrible war with the Pirate Queen and then we will see it.
Anyways I think it's nice to be able to read it in digital copy while I wait for the bind-up hardback to be available for purchase.