Graphic Novel Review of Hanatero Yoomehashi's 'Thorne'
Are you looking to cool off from the summer heat with some novelistic thrills that will leave you, at the least, tepid? Then look no further than the gritty and dark future presented by the new tour de force sweeping Las Almas city by the mysterious inner workings of Hanatero Yoomehashi. Featuring a combined stylistic presentation of American graphic novels and Japanese manga, the illustrations of ‘Thorne’ are visually breathtaking. With contrasting darks and lights to emphatically accentuate the duality of a man tormented by the demons of his past and his burning desire for social change, Yoomehashi has developed a sleek and sincere social commentary with a masterful repudiation of corporate excess. The gripping plot will leave you at the edge of your seat as the final chapters are filled with suspense that will leave even the most discerning of minds questioning the identity of ‘Thorne’s’ fem fatale. Skip the movies this week and go pick up a copy of ‘Thorne’ from the local shops. You’ll be prickled by this action-packed dystopian crime drama.
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