Saturday, November 21, 2015

Oyster War

Oyster War
By Ben Towle
Oni Press Inc., 2015.
Graphic Novel, 159 p.

Oyster War is the swashbuckling graphic novel full of pirates, adventurers, a sea serpent, a selkie, and bareknuckle boxing. A rag tag bunch of sea-faring adventurers, led by Commander Davidson Bulloch, must brave monsters, magic and the unforgiving sea in order to stop a group of pirates and their evil plan of harnessing the unimaginable power of the sea. With a wonderful cast of characters, riveting action sequences and a good dose of humor Oyster War is a great read. Using colorful ligne claire-style illustrations and face-paced panels, Ben Towle successfully creates an exciting adventure that is sure to thrill readers.

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