It Takes A Wizard (It Takes A Wizard)
No outsider has set foot on the island of Manhattan for the past three years, and with good reason. Itâ€™s become a place of wild, dark magic, where technology and the laws of science do not work. The dark kingdom of Manhattan is at war with the United States, seeking to spread across the river to the rest of the world. Its armies of trolls, goblins, imps, ghouls and harpi...more
Don’t let the title put you off (yeah silly riffs of it takes a thief to catch a thief do nothing for me), while it takes a wizard to catch a wizard is the theme, it does it well.
Three years ago Isaac Silverberg, former apprentice to Everett Winterthorn, helped to kill 200,000 people in NYC turning Manhattan into a magical wasteland where tro ...more
The premise is (supposedly) simple. Manhattan has become a world full of magic, with dragons, demons, satyrs and all kind of fantastic creatures roaming its streets. It's ruled by a powerful wizard. A local politician frees the wizard's apprentice from prison and manages to get him to go inside Manhattan to rescue the politician's beautiful daughter.
But really, nothing is this series is as it seems.
The apprentice, Isa ...more
That's the plot in a nutshell, I have to say this is a solid effort by an American to create a Japanese style manga. Thomas Hart event went so far to have the booked printed backwards in true Japanese fashion.
The plot flows at a great pace and we kind of get back story ...more
Isaac is a young man incarcerated for a horrible event, that he says he had nothing to do with. Ernest, his mentor, is the one who created the chaos that is presently Manhattan Island. Demons of all shapes and sizes now inhabit the island, and what humans are still on the island are food or fuel. But there's a young woman there, and her fath ...more
Fearing that she’s been abducted by Winterthorn, ruler of Manhattan, the governor authorizes an audacious rescue attempt – pulling Winterthorn’s apprentice off Death Row and sending him into the twisted Manhattan he helped cr ...more
As for this piece itself, I found the story to be average, ...more
The three stars is primarily for the artwork. Artwork is a bit busy for my taste but the artist does a very good job drawing at a variety of angles to keep a fresh look throughout the book.