Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normalby by G. Willow Wilson & Adrian Alphona

Ms Marvel, Book 1

Synopsis: Marvel Comics presents the new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation!

Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City — until she’s suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! When Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them, as well. Is Kamala ready to wield these immense new gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her be too much to bear? Kamala has no idea, either. But she’s comin’ for you, Jersey!

It’s history in the making from acclaimed writer G. Willow Wilson (Air, Cairo) and beloved artist Adrian Alphona (RUNAWAYS)! Collecting MS. MARVEL (2014) #1-5 and material from ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW! POINT ONE #1.

Review: I had heard a lot about this comic and the mention of a Ms. Marvel made me very intrigued. It must be said that I always find it nice to have women super heroes as main characters.

I will start by talking about the story and I confess that it was not necessarily what I expected. Kamala is a young girl in search of freedom in relation to her parents who are very strict. She dreams of having powers, of being blonde, more beautiful, etc … But here, her life will change when she runs away one evening at a party and she finds herself in a strange fog.

I had a good time overall but it is true that I expected much more. It was nice and different but I something was missing for me. Perhaps I shall have it with the second volume! In any case, the illustrations were also nice enough to look at and as I said I had a good time.

3-5 

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Métamorphose de G. Willow Wilson & Adrian Alphona

Ms Marvel, Tome 1

Résumé : Kamala Khan, une jeune fille de confession musulmane, se découvre du jour au lendemain d’extraordinaires capacités. Grande fan de Carol Danvers, cette adolescente de Jersey City va s’apercevoir que de grands pouvoirs impliquent de grandes responsabilités.

Avis : J’avais entendu énormément en bien de ce comics et la mention d’une Ms. Marvel m’a beaucoup intriguée. Il faut dire que je trouve toujours agréable d’avoir des femmes super héros en tant que personnages principaux.

Je vais tout d’abord parler de l’histoire et j’avoue que ce n’était pas forcément ce à quoi je m’attendais. Kamala est une jeune fille en quête de liberté par rapport à ses parents qui sont très stricts et sévères. Elle rêve d’avoir des pouvoirs, d’être blonde, plus jolie, etc… Mais voilà, sa vie va changer quand elle fugue un soir à une fête et qu’elle se retrouve dans un brouillard étrange.

J’ai passé un bon moment globalement mais c’est vrai que j’en attendais beaucoup plus. C’était sympa et différent mais il me manquait quelque chose. Peut-être l’aurai-je avec le second tome ! En tout cas, Les illustrations étaient aussi assez agréables à regarder et comme je le disais j’ai passé un bon moment.

3-5 

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Mae by Gene Ha

Synopsis: When her long lost sister returns, Mae Foretell gets pulled into her world of wonders and peril. After her sister disappeared without a trace 8 years ago, Mae was left to care for her ailing father. She went to school and continued on with life. On the fateful day that Abbie returns, she reveals fantastic tales filled with adventure. These stories are hard to believe – until the monsters show up…

Review: When I saw the synopsis of this new comic book, I admit that I was intrigued. A mix of monsters? Parallel universes? How to resist that?

We discover Mae, a young woman who lives her life quietly and helps her sick father until her sister appears after 7 years of absence. She did not know what had happened to her, no news, so it’s a surprise to see her again. It’s even more incomprehensible when she says that she was in another world. But can Mae believe it?

The story intrigued me a lot and I found it fun to learn more about Abby and Mae. We can also discover the world and the people who populate it. There are still a lot of questions about everything that Abby has been through and I’m curious to see all that. The illustrations are also very nice elsewhere, so what more can we ask for?

Mae de Gene Ha (VO)

Résumé (traduction personnelle) : Lorsque sa sœur disparue revient, Mae Foretell est attirée dans son monde de merveilles et de périls. Après que sa soeur a disparu sans laisser de traces il y a 8 ans, Mae a dû s’occuper de son père malade. Elle est allée à l’école et a continué sa vie. Le jour fatidique où Abbie revient, elle lui révèle des histoires fantastiques remplies d’aventures. Ces histoires sont difficiles à croire – jusqu’à ce que les monstres arrivent …

Avis : Quand j’ai vu le résumé de cette nouvelle bande dessinée, j’avoue que j’ai été intriguée. Un mélange de monstres ? D’univers parallèles ? Comment résister ?

Nous découvrons donc Mae, une jeune femme qui vit sa vie tranquillement et aide son père malade jusqu’à ce que sa sœur apparaisse après 7 ans d’absence. Elle ne savait pas ce qu’il était advenu d’elle, aucune nouvelle et c’est donc la surprise de la revoir. C’est encore plus incompréhensible quand elle raconte qu’elle était dans un autre monde. Mais Mae pourra-t-elle la croire ?

L’histoire m’a beaucoup intriguée et j’ai trouvé ça sympa d’en apprendre plus sur Abby et Mae. On pourra aussi découvrir le monde et les personnes qui le peuplent. Il reste pas mal de questions par rapport à tout ce qu’Abby a vécu et je suis curieuse de voir ce qu’il en est. Les illustrations sont aussi très sympas d’ailleurs, alors que demander de plus ?

Spell on Wheels by Kate Leth, Megan Levens & Marissa Louise

Spell on Wheels, Book 1

Synopsis: Kate Leth and Megan Levens team up for a magical new series! Three young witches are robbed of their magical items, and theyll have to hit the road to track down the mysterious thief before he does any damage to, or with, their possessions. Supernatural meets Buffy and The Craft!

Review: I admit that I was very curious to discover this comic. Indeed, the mention of witches could only make me want to try it!

My opinion will not necessarily be very long as my reading was pretty fast but I had a good time generally. We follow three witches living together and who, after a burglary, try to find their property. It is not easy as the person is selling everything very quickly … But they also want to find the culprit to make him pay for this theft. We will follow our three young women in this quest and nothing will necessarily be simple.

It was nice enough to read the story and the drawings are very well mastered too. It’s pretty funny to see these three women. I’m not sure how the whole thing will evolve, but I’m curious enough to see what happens.

3-5 

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Spell on Wheels de Kate Leth, Megan Levens & Marissa Louise (VO)

Spell on Wheels, Tome 1

Résumé (traduction personnelle) : Kate Leth et Megan Levens font équipe pour une nouvelle série magique! Spell on Wheels!

Trois jeunes sorcières se rendent sur une route de la côte pour récupérer leurs biens volés et retrouver le voleur mystérieux avant qu’il ne puisse les endommager.

Ce titre traite les 5 premiers numéros de Spell on Wheels.

Avis : J’avoue que j’ai été très curieuse de découvrir ce comics. En effet, la mention des sorcières ne pouvait que me donner envie !

Mon avis ne sera pas forcément très long comme ma lecture a été assez rapide mais j’ai passé un assez bon moment en général. On suit ainsi trois sorcières vivant ensemble et qui après un cambriolage, essaient de retrouver leurs biens. Ce n’est pas chose aisée par la personne les a très vite revendus… Mais elles désirent aussi retrouver le coupable pour lui faire payer ce larcin. On suivra donc nos trois jeunes femmes dans cette quête et rien ne sera forcément simple.

C’était assez agréable de lire l’histoire et les dessins sont très bien maitrisés aussi. C’est assez rigolo de voir ces trois femmes. Je ne sais pas trop comment l’ensemble va évoluer mais je suis assez curieuse de voir ce qu’il en résultera.

3-5 

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The Far Reaching Tentacles of N’rygoth by Kurtis J. Wiebe & Roc Upchurch & Stjepan Šejić

Rat Queens, Book 2

Synopsis: This booze-soaked second volume of RAT QUEENS reveals a growing menace within the very walls of Palisade. And while Dee may have run from her past, the bloated, blood-feasting sky god N’rygoth never really lets his children stray too far.

Collects RAT QUEENS #6-10

Review: I liked the first book and it’s true that I was curious to see how our heroines would manage their lives now.

Despite the apparent calm, however, a new threat is accurate and remains determined to return to the front of the stage by taking part in the lives of our characters. I admit that I was curious to see what was actually going to happen and how our heroes would resolve this problem regarding the power of their enemy. It was just interesting to discover the past of some characters and to see what the others were willing to do for the persons they loved.

A new interesting volume with some very nice graphics again and I’m curious to see what we will have in the future.

4

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