Saturday, October 20, 2012

Batula

Batula
written by Steven T. Seagle
illustrated by Marco Cinello
Image Comics, 2012. 48 page picture book.

Livingston is a young fruit bat living an inconspicuous and peaceful life with his bat colony when he is bitten by a vampire. Now he has a thirst for adventure and a new life as Batula, a vampire bat. Now he is no longer invisible to his bat neighbors, in fact they are constantly watching him because he has changed. As he struggles with his transformation he meets a werewolf spider who becomes his friend and mentor. Eventually he hopes to reconcile his new persona with his old and remain a part of his bat colony. Especially now that he has the attention of a certain young female...
This large-format picture book will surely appeal to young fans of comics and monsters alike. The awesome colorful illustrations are a definite attention-grabber.

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