Redlands #1: Witches in Florida

Redlands is a graphic novel that we picked up during our trip to London to see Hamilton (briefly mentioned here) we stopped by Forbidden Planet and a graphic novel caught my eye.

Redlands is something you might describe as:

If Tarantino directed True Blood, took out the clichés and Frank Miller came up with the evil characters.

It’s set in the very American country side and is a quick journey into occultism and the abyss of the violent human mind. In a way it feels very feministic with its strong women and does not shy away from nudity on either side. Overall I guess it’s horror that is somewhat close to Sin City, but with more supernatural in it.

Much of the art could be a painting all on its own and just have a place on a wall to be honest. One of the creators has previously won an Eisner Award and to be honest, I had to look up what that is. Apparently there are award for comic artists, which is beautiful and perfectly sensible.

If you’re into graphic novels, check out Redlands.

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