After taking a bit of a break, I am back reviewing all the great books from Zenescope Entertainment with #JAZM or Just Another Zenescope Monday. Look for some catch up articles to ensure that you don’t miss even one issue of the great stuff coming from Zenescope each week. For now, let’s jump into the new stuff.
Grimm Fairy Tales #106 – The strange occurrences have been nonstop since the first class of Highborns arrived at Arcane Acre. Sela takes a little trip to Myst to speak to Druanna, the goddess of earth, and get some answers. The problem is that while she is gone, Wulf decides to take matters into his own hands and deal with the traitor in their midst. This issue centers around two characters who have visions of the future or of something that they have to interpret. On one side, Druanna saw the future and so guided Sela and Chang to create Arcane Acres and train the young Highborns. On the other side we have Hailey who saw Belinda conversing with the Dark One and believes her to be a traitor to Sela and the school. Are both visions true? Will they bring the students together or drive them apart? The revelations with this issue are pretty hard hitting and will surely give you a slightly different view of all the Highborns. A good jumping on point for new readers. My Rating: 4.5/5
Grimm Tales of Terror #6 – This series has been a truly awesome return to the gory roots of Zenescope. With a little bit of Tales from the Crypt, Twilight Zone, and The Outer Limits, all rolled into a comic book, Zenescope tells their cautionary tales with a little evil twist. The bad guy inevitably gets their just desserts, and the story is all tied together with our red-haired narrator. I like that they touch on a lot of areas that are things we see in the news every day, but the lessons to be learned are dark and mysterious and very expected in the Grimm Universe. My Rating: 4.5/5
I am working on catching up on all the back issues, so never fear, but I wanted to get you back in the now. Stay tuned for more JAZM in the coming weeks and look for a catch up of all the comics from October through December 2014.