A Castle in England #1

A Castle in England #1

Writer: Jamie Rhodes Artist: Isaac Lenkiewicz, Briony May Smith, William Exley, Becky Palmer, Isabel Greenberg Publisher: Nobrow Press Release Date: August 9, 2017 Cover Price: $19.95 Critic Reviews: 1
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Using the rich history of Scotney Castle as a starting point, Jamie Rhodes has created five short stories that take place over different eras in this 14th century castle's past: "The Labourer" (Medieval), "The Priest" (Elizabethan), "The Smuggler" (Georgian), "The Widow" (Victorian), and "The Hunter" (Edwardian). Each of these stories has been illustrated by award winning comic and graphic novel artists Isaac Lenkiewicz, Briony May Smith, William Exley, Becky Palmer, and Isabel Greenberg, creating a visually striking graphic collection that is steeped in historical context.

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    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Aug 17, 2017

    For some, there will be a lot of things that they enjoy about this book. For others like myself, it was a challenge to make it through because of the overall structure of the book. The stories are on the weaker side, but then the reading experience is broken up by walls of text that only appeal to people specifically interested in this era of history. I enjoy reading about history, but historical comics continue to fall flat in my opinion. By having the real history follow the fictional story, it invalidated the story, which was the entire reason to read the book. Read Full Review

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