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While that's inherently spooky in itself, it free falls down a rabbit hole full of eco-terrors and the supernatural.
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Release date: May 14 The best moments in Waves are the ones you never see coming. The debut graphic novel from French writer Ingrid Chabbert is an autobiographical tale about two women and the emotional impact of a surprise pregnancy. Here, the upfront joy is A Quiet Place - Nita Whitaker - One Voice into unforeseen heartbreak and crushingly real moments of love, sorrow, and renewal.
Find him on Twitter over at blaremag. Share on Facebook Tweet this article Pin it Email. Fork Yeah. Share on Facebook Pin it. Blackbird Release date: October 3, Ongoing The first five issues of Blackbird have made good on two promises: making magic great again and using fine art to level you into a state of submission. Bloom Release date: January 29 Kevin Panetta and Savanna Ganucheau's heart-melting diagram of baking and unexpected love is a dizzying piece of fiction.
Crowded Release date: August 15, Ongoing The premise of Crowded is simple: Charlotte "Charlie" Ellison is an outspoken socialite with a fairly normal life -- outside of the fact that she's suddenly the primary target of a million-dollar campaign on Reapr, a crowdfunding platform for assassinations.
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