Hemlock Vol. 1

Hemlock Vol A fairy tale set in the forests of th century Scandinavia this book collects the first chapter of the webcomic Hemlock into printed format with an all new variant cover

  • Title: Hemlock Vol. 1
  • Author: Josceline Fenton
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 314
  • Format: Paperback
  • A fairy tale set in the forests of 19th century Scandinavia, this book collects the first chapter of the webcomic Hemlock into printed format with an all new variant cover.

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    1. Hemlock is a black and white webcomic about a witch named Lumi. She lives in a friendly giant snail's shell and is about to cross paths with a young man named Tristan who dreams of a more academic life than that of a farmer's son. I was uncertain about Hemlock at the start but got drawn in fairly quickly. The atmosphere and tone is really well done. Lumi's quasi-boredom at times and Tristan's distress combine to make the introductory stuff quite interesting. There's a great balance here between [...]

    2. Brilliant line work and character design. Inventive use of Scandinavian folklore. The snail house is wonderful.

    3. I like the artist's style. It is both whimsical and dark at the same time. The art reminds me of The Moomins, which she lists as an influence. I wish I had a house/friend like Richmond. Over all, a very interesting and unique comic. I'm hooked!

    4. Being only the first part of a larger story - there are four printed parts currently available, although I don't know if it is still ongoing - the story itself is quite slight in this book, but the ideas in it are very imaginative. I particularly like the idea of Lumi living in a giant snail shell! I thought at first that the illustrations were printed in black and white to perhaps save on cost, but as I read it seemed more like the monochrome was an intentional idea, used to great effect with s [...]

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