HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Twisted Dark Volume 1 (Twisted Dark Gn) by…
Loading...

Twisted Dark Volume 1 (Twisted Dark Gn)

by Neil Gibson

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
266415,071 (3.88)None

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Showing 1-5 of 6 (next | show all)
3.5 Stars

Read all my reviews on http://urlphantomhive.booklikes.com

A set of short 'twisted, dark' graphic stories which promised something I really like: hidden and not so hidden connections between them.

At first this seems a little weird, as the style and tone differs quite a lot between the stories and they deal with a lot of different themes (but always a little twisted turn to it). But then, when you start noticing the connections between the stories, it's a lot of fun. Of course, I liked certain stories better than others, but overall this was quite an enjoyable collection. And also a good attempt from the author to bring the fact to attention that he's actually not Mel Gibson (I feel some frustrations there).

Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for providing me with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review! ( )
  Floratina | May 26, 2016 |
2.5 stars
Think about stories you read that make you go, "How can so&so do such a thing?!' Lots of that in here.

Art is mostly bland. Not bad just not my type. Too much looks the same. Which is sad since there were different artists.

Overlapping characters in various stories was quite interesting. The stories live up the the title quite well. The twisted side of humanity peaks through at is in these tales. Some are just a few pages others about 40 pages and everything in between. Several tales per volume.


HATED the shaded and font used. Could not read more than 5 minutes at a time before my head started to hurt. Lots of blurriness and had to get close and squint the entire time or had to zoom in and out constantly (still blurry but less squinting). Arc copy only compatible with Adobe Digital Editions so print may be better.

I hope to one day get a hold of print copies of these to revise my opinion but until I do..... ( )
  jljaina | Oct 7, 2015 |
2.5 stars
Think about stories you read that make you go, "How can so&so do such a thing?!' Lots of that in here.

Art is mostly bland. Not bad just not my type. Too much looks the same. Which is sad since there were different artists.

Overlapping characters in various stories was quite interesting. The stories live up the the title quite well. The twisted side of humanity peaks through at is in these tales. Some are just a few pages others about 40 pages and everything in between. Several tales per volume.


HATED the shaded and font used. Could not read more than 5 minutes at a time before my head started to hurt. Lots of blurriness and had to get close and squint the entire time or had to zoom in and out constantly (still blurry but less squinting). Arc copy only compatible with Adobe Digital Editions so print may be better.

I hope to one day get a hold of print copies of these to revise my opinion but until I do..... ( )
  jljaina | Oct 7, 2015 |
*Book source ~ A review copy was provided in exchange for an honest review.

From Goodreads:
Twisted Dark forms the first book in an upcoming. This, the first volume, is formed of 12 individual and unique stories comprising of nearly 200 hundred pages. The stories vary from 10 year old girls to Columbian drug lords and everything in between but the stories are all somehow connected some obviously so and some not. It is left to the reader to find the connections, with some connections impossible to see unless you have read multiple volumes. The books contains horror, dark, at times demented, stories incorporating every human emotion, illegal activity, and brutal reality. Using various illustrators allows each story and character to develop their own form the reader is left desperate to turn the pages. The book has been embraced by the comic book world receiving critical acclaim and a cult underground following.

Twisted Dark ~ Definitions

Suicide ~ Pouring out feelings online. {4 bites}

Routine ~ A man and his son living in a cabin in the woods. {4 bites}

A Lighter Note ~ A poor man aspires to rise above his beginnings with hard work. {4 bites}

Windopayne ~ A mysterious, rich and eligible man invents a revolutionary window. {4 bites}

The Game ~ A man in a mental institution. Crazy? Is he or isn’t he? {4 bites}

Blame ~ Assigning blame. Or not. {4 bites}

Heavenly Note ~ The poor man from A Lighter Note is back. {4 bites}

Cocaína ~ One sentence, so many meanings. {5 bites}

The Pushman ~ This is an actual job?! {3 bites}

Münchausen’s Little Proxy ~ Doing something to yourself is one thing, doing it to someone else is a whole different kettle of fish. {4 bites}

The Last Laugh ~ What? WHAT?! {4 bites}

Each story has a dark twist at the end that I wasn’t expecting. Talk about a jolt straight to the system. Eeek! The illustrations fit the story matter. Done all in black & white they are dark yet that doesn’t detract from the artwork which I enjoyed. Even though horror is way down on my long list of genres I love to read, I would definitely continue with this series. ( )
  AVoraciousReader | Sep 11, 2015 |
Brilliant self published graphic novel. Very black. ( )
  Kate_Ward | Nov 12, 2013 |
Showing 1-5 of 6 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

Twisted Dark is a series of interconnected psychological thrillers, perfect for fans of twist endings and comics that reveal more on the second reading. Each story stands alone, but the more you read, the more connections you see between the characters. There are over 100 characters that appear more than once and one of the joys of reading is when you spot a reference that you know others will have missed. A rotating team of talented artists draw the stories, with each style offering something new.… (more)

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.88)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3 3
3.5
4 3
4.5
5 2

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 127,252,040 books! | Top bar: Always visible