In Ukrainian-American novelist Yuriy Tarnawsky’s new trilogy The Placebo Effect (JEF Books), the themes of alienation, abandonment, and fear of death, developed in Like Blood in Water and elaborated in The Future of Giraffes, respectively the first and second book of The Placebo Effect Trilogy, …
by Jim Munroe
Published by IDW
160 pages, graphic novel, black and white, 7.8 x 6.
Raven and Mummy survive the biblical Rapture along with every other non-Christian. They move to Chicago and try to reclaim some amount of normality. That plan flies out the window when everyone in the neighborhood acquires super magical powers. Chicago readers will appreciate Salgood Sam's spot-on artwork. If you really dislike Republicans, the wars in the Middle East, and organized religion, then you'll appreciate Therefore Repent. But if you're tired of people taking potshots at religion and retelling the Iraq war through yet another angle, then don't bother taking out your wallet.