The Shadow Glass Vol. 1

The Shadow Glass Vol. 1

Writer: Aly Fell Artist: Aly Fell Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Trade Paperback: January 4, 2017, $19.99 Issues: 6, Issue Reviews: 28
7.2Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

A young student to England's greatest occultist learns her real father is in league with the devil. When Rose finds out that the man who raised her isn't her father, she ignores his warnings about the terrible secrets of her own past and seeks answers from childhood teacher Dr. John Dee, the queen's occult adviser. Collects The Shadow Glass #1-#6.

  • 8.0
    Briton Feb 4, 2017

    An impressive series, cut short as a series, but now appearing as a graphic novel. On the negative side, we had a foolish and very unsympathetic heroine but on the plus side, we had some of the best comic artwork I've seen in decades. The plot was unhurried and generally well researched, though the modern craze of women dressing as men would have ended with a trip to the bonfire in the Elizabethan age. If you are going to try for an authentic and historically accurate plot, modern day political correctness and feminism ought to be left out. Nevertheless, I would like to see more from Mr Fell.

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