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Shadowplay

3.37  ·  Rating Details ·  43 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
This special collection presents the fantastic art of Ashley Wood and Ben Templesmith under one cover. In "Demon Father John's Pinwheel Blues," Amber Benson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Tara) and Ben craft a tale of a syndicate of vampire street children that is turned upside down by new recruit Pinwheel. In "Shunt," Christina Z and Ash present the tale of the perfect woman ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published April 4th 2006 by IDW Publishing
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Paul Nelson
May 20, 2013 Paul Nelson rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Two stories in this mini-series the first is Demon Father John's Pinwheel Blues with the artwork from Ben Templesmith and the story by Amber Benson which is about a young boy named Pinwheel who unwittingly gets sucked into the world of vampires. I enjoyed both the story and especially the artwork as it reminded me a little of why I liked the original 30 days of night story so much. The second story was by Christina Z with the artwork from Ashley Wood and this for me was on equal par with the fir ...more
Katharine (Ventureadlaxre)
I bought it for Ben Templesmith and in that I was right. Although Ashley Wood's art style is nice, I just didn't like the story, sadly.

Ben though, as always makes up for it all.
Damon
Sep 15, 2011 Damon rated it liked it
This is a tough one to rate, because while the stories were weak (one trite and one incomprehensible), they looked awesome.

The Templesmith half was the trite one, some vampire thing with kids. Probably the most interesting thing about the writing is that the writer played that one woman on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Nice artwork from Templesmith, though - not my favorite, not totally over the top. I guess he dials it back a bit when he's drawing someone else's stuff?

Not so Ashley Wood, though. Hi
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Elie
Dec 31, 2015 Elie rated it it was ok
Shelves: owned, 2015
What. The. Fuck.
Russell
Aug 14, 2007 Russell rated it it was ok
Shelves: graphic-novels
I only bought this 'cause Amber Benson wrote a story for it. Turns out it was the only decent thing about it.
Alnora1227
Not for the squeamish or the prudish. :-)

Geri
Feb 17, 2009 Geri rated it did not like it
Shelves: graphic-novels, 2008
Highly unusual book, rather creepy...
David
Sep 26, 2012 David rated it really liked it
Story 3/5 Art 5/5
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