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Nomen Omen Volume 1: Total Eclipse of the Heart

3.73  ·  Rating details ·  84 ratings  ·  18 reviews
No matter how fast your run, sooner or later your past will catch up with you. Becky Kumar is a daughter of three mothers, a geeky twenty-year-old from New York City who is about to cross the veil between our reality and an ancient realm of otherworldly truths. From writer and RPG creator MARCO B. BUCCI (Magna Veritas, Memento Mori) and artist JACOPO CAMAGNI (X-Men Blue, ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published March 24th 2020 by Image Comics (first published November 9th 2017)
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    Dariusz Płochocki
    Jul 07, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
    Shelves: komiksy
    Żeby treść dorównywała rysunkom (chociaż dla mnie trochę za mocno inspirowanych japońskimi anime), to byłoby nieźle, a tak dostajemy raczej nudny początek historii, oparty w 80% na ekspozycji.
    Giulia Rita Herondale
    È davvero figo. Non mi piace come parola ma non riesco a trovare un termine più adatto. La storia e i disegni mi piacciono molto. L'elemento che preferisco è il modo in cui utilizzano il colore. Però non ho apprezzato il modo in cui hanno esposto la storia. Infatti in alcuni punti non sono stati molto chiari.
    Alex Sarll
    I was dimly aware of Nomen Omen as a suggested replacement for people missing WicDiv, but beyond involving queer teens getting tangled up with the mythic, I'm not really seeing it. I tend to get riled by stories where people start doing 'As you know, Bob' dialogue to explain the set-up, but then there's the opposite extreme, where you really are just seeing events from outside, trying to piece together what's going on, and OK that's how the real world works, but even there you get occasional ...more
    Kelly Spoer
    Mar 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
    Thank you Image for giving me access to a review copy.

    Holy shit. I need to own the physical book.
    And I need volume 2, now.

    For fans of Sandman, and Saga, and obviously Fables.

    This is pure magic.
    Mar 14, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
    Tutto molto bello ma io c'ho capito poco 😅 non vedo l'ora di leggere il secondo volume e scoprire di più su questa storia.
    Feb 20, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
    Fantasy thrives in comics with its visuals. Which is what makes the meaning behind them so amazing. In this time the magic genuinely feels otherworldly thanks to being in color while the rest of the world looks monochrome. Then you find out it's because the main character is colorblind and she finds it otherworldly because what's normal to us looks mythological to others. That's the whole thing behind all of this, nothing that people see happening is supposed to make sense. Magic and myths are ...more
    Dec 15, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
    Due stelle, diamogliene due e mezzo.
    L'idea è interessante, niente di sconvolgente o innovativo, ma ha quel che di American Gods che apprezzo, e la mitologia irlandese è uno dei motivi dei miei acquisti istantanei.
    I disegni sono molto belli, o per lo meno incontrano il mio gusto, e mi è piaciuto molto l'uso circoscritto del colore.
    Arriviamo però alle note dolenti: la sceneggiatura.
    Non so se la casa editrice ha tagliato le gambe al progetto, se avesse dato 3 volumi rispetto ai 6 proposti si
    Mar 19, 2020 rated it liked it
    Interesting premise although I'm not 100% sure what I read. I like the overall achromatic scheme with magic coming out in color but I'm not a huge fan of some of the lettering.

    The pacing is a little weird - first we've got backstory that jumps 21 years and no one addresses the super-weird issues surrounding this kid's existence. Then we move to a basic character backstory, that at least deals with the immediate past, when out of nowhere there's this huge superhero-like scene that doesn't make
    Agnieszka Pyra
    Apr 12, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
    Shelves: 2019
    Tom first Nomen Omen did not blow my mind. I regret that artists more often do not reach their roots. I would prefer Italian urban fantasy than another New York and Irish deities. Graphically pleasing, but artistic expressions to emphasize the intermingling of worlds, not original (compare The Wendy Project Osborne&Fish, though they were created almost simultaneously). The plot promises to be so interesting that I give this comic a chance, I hope that the next issue will dispel the first, ...more
    Je n'ai pas accroché mais j'ai apprécié la diversité des personnages et l'utilisation du n&b et des couleurs pour montrer l'apparition de la magie ainsi que l'achromatopsie de l'héroïne.
    Pourrait plaire aux fan de The Wicked + The Divine je pense.
    Stefan Fergus
    Mar 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
    An interesting mash-up of folk legend, witches, the Sidh, but all taking place in New York.
    Well worth a read, and looking forward to Volume 2.
    Andrea Liuzzo
    3.5 ⭐
    Marianna Rainolter
    Perché non l'ho preso prima *sigh*
    Comunque la recensione uscirà prossimamente sul blog #staytuned
    Feb 23, 2020 rated it did not like it
    Nope, sorry, nada. No one idea what the heck I was supposed to be reading.
    Warnings: full frontal nudity, sex scenes

    Rep: queer characters; main character has two queer mothers

    In a way, Nomen Omen feels like a lot of fae urban fantasies, with the protagonist getting attacked by a mysterious creature, takes her heart and sics the Wild Hunt on her. She meets another fae creature who explains stuff to her, and introduces her to someone who might be able to tell what's wrong with her. The artwork is visually stunning, and has a demarcation between the character's inability
    Feb 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
    Une belle découverte et une histoire riche qui donne envie de poursuivre la lecture. Dommage, il va falloir maintenant attendre. Un univers de folklore, de mythes et de contes de fées. La magie a la part belle et tient une place essentiel. Amoureux des sorcières et de mystique, cette série est faite pour vous.
    Harry Jahnke
    Jan 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
    I liked this one a lot. I really like the use of colors and I'm excited to see where they go with it. I feel like the beginning is a little rocky in terms of understanding the characters and what's going on but I think with more volumes, it'll probably make more sense as the story continues.
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