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The Blackburne Covenant

3.26  ·  Rating details ·  31 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Someone is following popular fantasy novelist Richard Kaine. Not a demented fan, not a jilted lover. Someone interested in finding out how Richard came up with his runaway bestselling novel. Because, unbeknownst to Richard, his fantasy novel was non-fiction. How could Richard have written about an event no one should have known about?
Paperback, 104 pages
Published December 30th 2003 by Dark Horse Comics (first published December 17th 2003)
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You know a story pretty well sucks when even naked super-witches can't save it.
Erin Britton
May 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is the spine-tinglingly gothic tale of Richard Kaine, a novelist pulled from obscurity by the runaway success of his fantasy novel 'Wintersong'. While plagued by the twin demons of alcoholism and delusion, Kaine comes to realise that his novel may not be as fictional as he originally thought and he is soon on the run from the eponymous 'Blackburne Covenant', a sect determined to keep the truth of 'Wintersong' hidden. An intriguing story from Fabian Nicieza with outstanding art, particularly ...more
May 31, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
I liked it, but it left me wanting. I wanted a bit more conspiracy and not such a simple ending. I don't mind it being left open to a deeper mystery.
Andy Zeigert
Dec 20, 2008 rated it it was ok
Probably not as good as it could have been, but a pretty fine example of the form.
May 23, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Awesome! Conspiracy theories that are actually true, what is happening to the hot new author, what are these visions, and why are bad things happening to the people around him? Read and find out!
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Fabian Nicieza is an American comic book writer and editor who is best known for his work on Marvel titles such as X-Men, X-Force, New Warriors, Cable and Deadpool, and Thunderbolts, for all of which he helped create numerous characters.

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