Witchy
In the witch kingdom Hyalin, the strength of your magic is determined by the length of your hair. Those that are strong enough are conscripted by the Witch Guard, who enforce the law in peacetime and protect the land during war. However, those with hair judged too long are pronounced enemies of the kingdom, and annihilated. This is called a witch burning.Witchy is a comic about the young witch Nyneve, who is haunted by the death of her father and the threat the Witch Guard poses to her own life. When conscription rolls around, Nyneve has a choice to make; join the institution complicit in her father's death, or stand up for her ideals?Witchy was nominated for the 2015 Ignatz for Outstanding Online Comic, the 2016 DINKy for Outstanding Web Comic, and the Danish "Pingprisen" for Best Online Series in 2017 and 2018.

Witchy Details

TitleWitchy
Author
ReleaseSep 17th, 2019
PublisherLion Forge
ISBN-139781549304811
Rating
GenreSequential Art, Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Comics, Paranormal, Witches, Young Adult

Witchy Review

  • Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)
    January 1, 1970
    This wasn't bad, but it just very much wasn't for me. Waaay too fantastical for my personal tastes.
  • E.
    January 1, 1970
    ★★★★⭐ | Choosing your own path with all odds against youIn the kingdom Hyalin the length of your hair is a big deal. It determines the strength of your magic, thus short-haired people have fewer possibilities and are less respected. However, sometimes those in power decide that one's hair is too long and such a person is a treat to the country. Such a person is burned. Such a person was Nyneve's father. And now so is Nyneve.Witchy is a story of choosing your own destiny even with the whole kingd ★★★★⭐ | Choosing your own path with all odds against youIn the kingdom Hyalin the length of your hair is a big deal. It determines the strength of your magic, thus short-haired people have fewer possibilities and are less respected. However, sometimes those in power decide that one's hair is too long and such a person is a treat to the country. Such a person is burned. Such a person was Nyneve's father. And now so is Nyneve.Witchy is a story of choosing your own destiny even with the whole kingdom against you. It's about the fight against society's expectations. About sometimes simply running away when things get too intense. About different ways of standing up for yourself. About pain and about healing. About the sacrifice and about accepting it. About living your true life and about being forced to hide. Witchy has also and interesting magic system with witches, various ways of channelling one's magic, talking birds, small spirits and so much else. It's a tale of a controlling ruler and the manipulation from those in power. Of a determined mother. Of a lost father. Of protecting one another and finding friends where you least expect them.The art style is original and the colours beautiful. The dynamic and cartoonish shapes seem to move the adventure faster and the colours which are a bit pale yet warm set an almost fairy-tale mood.I received this copy from Edelweiss+ __________________________insta | twitter | blog | booksirens | duolingo
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  • Manon the Malicious
    January 1, 1970
    I was provided an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Witchy is a graphic novel set in a world where magic comes from the length of one's hair, but when one's hair is too long, the government takes it as a threat and executes them. Our main character, Nyneve, is about to go through circumscription but she really doesn't want to be part of the army since her dad was one of the people burnt at the stake by the government.I liked the drawing style, it was very unusual, in a good way. I was provided an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Witchy is a graphic novel set in a world where magic comes from the length of one's hair, but when one's hair is too long, the government takes it as a threat and executes them. Our main character, Nyneve, is about to go through circumscription but she really doesn't want to be part of the army since her dad was one of the people burnt at the stake by the government.I liked the drawing style, it was very unusual, in a good way. The plot was very good too and I really liked the characters. I felt like it jumped a bit fast at times though and I wished it had been longer on some parts, that it would have explored some things more thoroughly. It was still a great read though and I would love love love for it to have a sequel.
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  • Alexandra Nae
    January 1, 1970
    This was an enjoyable read, though, nothing much has happened yet (which is understandable as this only contains the first four chapters). I love the world, but I wanted to know more details about it. I got to know the characters, but I feel like there is much more to uncover and I haven't quite grasped them yet. I guess I'll get the answers I want when I read the next parts of this! I also adored the illustrations, they're fun and I love how the artist brings life to the pages with them. Overal This was an enjoyable read, though, nothing much has happened yet (which is understandable as this only contains the first four chapters). I love the world, but I wanted to know more details about it. I got to know the characters, but I feel like there is much more to uncover and I haven't quite grasped them yet. I guess I'll get the answers I want when I read the next parts of this! I also adored the illustrations, they're fun and I love how the artist brings life to the pages with them. Overall, this was a good read for me!
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  • Jocelyn
    January 1, 1970
    from the author's note: "Tired of never seeing characters that looked like me, I decided to make a fantasy world where Asian characters and cultures -- especially those not usually explored in western media -- were at the front and center of the story. I wanted, too, to write a story with relationships between women at its core." read the first couple chapters and am definitely interested in seeing how the rest goes
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  • Aida R.
    January 1, 1970
    *free copy provided by NetGalley*i loved this!the illustrations are so pretty, the colors, the style, everything.i really enjoyed the plot ant it left me wanting more.i liked how there's something to each character that makes them interesting even if we don't get to learn they're whole story.representation, character development, confrontation, relationships, friendships, everything was just great and so enjoyable.
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  • Andréa
    January 1, 1970
    Note: I accessed a digital review copy of this book through Edelweiss.
  • Steff Pasciuti
    January 1, 1970
    I went into reading Witchy by Ariel Slamet Ries intrigued and with very little by way of expectations. A story that followed a young girl in a society were the magical prowess one has is directly related to the length of your hair, where if your hair was too long you would be executed or praised for your powers, was fascinating. The concept behind this story was so brilliant, in fact, that it wouldn't have been surprising if the story fell flat as that does seem to happen rather often.But Witchy I went into reading Witchy by Ariel Slamet Ries intrigued and with very little by way of expectations. A story that followed a young girl in a society were the magical prowess one has is directly related to the length of your hair, where if your hair was too long you would be executed or praised for your powers, was fascinating. The concept behind this story was so brilliant, in fact, that it wouldn't have been surprising if the story fell flat as that does seem to happen rather often.But Witchy was one of the most brilliant graphic novels I've ever read. Wonderfully diverse, this story features characters of different races, sexuality, a trans character, and characters with different body types. It even featured an interracial relationship which I frankly just don't see often enough. In a great many ways the characters were all exceptional. They felt so real, despite living in a magical society, and I adored getting to know each of them. You really felt connected to everything. And then there was the story.I loved every bit of it.Without getting into any spoilers, I think it's important to note that there is not only great world building, but the characters' backstories and motivations are portrayed so brilliantly and effortlessly that it's nearly impossible not to love this story. Understanding where each character comes from and how they feel is easily accessible to the reader. This is brilliant because it builds such a strong connection with the story as a whole and the person who is reading it.Artwork was gorgeous throughout and exceedingly unique. You'd definitely be able to tell this story apart from all the others, to see it in a store and single it out. I definitely did not expect to fall in love with this story when I requested it, but I am so glad that I did.I was provided a free copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.| Twitter | Instagram | Reader Fox Blog | Bloglovin’ | Facebook |
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  • Elna
    January 1, 1970
    *Received via NetGalley for review*A wonderfully illustrated, lush, and well-realized world is what awaits in Witchy, this graphic novel about a young girl who hates that her long hair marks her as a powerful magic user when it was precisely that that got her father killed. Even with her long hair, which is supposed to connote incredible magical talent, Nyneve isn't very good at her magic lessons and is the brunt of every joke her classmates can think of. When her hair-shortening spell is discov *Received via NetGalley for review*A wonderfully illustrated, lush, and well-realized world is what awaits in Witchy, this graphic novel about a young girl who hates that her long hair marks her as a powerful magic user when it was precisely that that got her father killed. Even with her long hair, which is supposed to connote incredible magical talent, Nyneve isn't very good at her magic lessons and is the brunt of every joke her classmates can think of. When her hair-shortening spell is discovered and she's conscripted in the Royal Guard, Nyneve cuts off her hair and is forced to flee, fearing for her life. On the run, she meets a group of hidden revolutionaries who practice different disciplines of magic than what she's used to. Fearing retaliation on them for harboring her, Neve runs off again, vowing to go far, far away.She's joined by a talking raven and (in the sequel(s), I assume) her two school friends: Bantu and Prill, new members of the Royal Guard.The characters are all lovely and well-drawn, distinct when they need to be. The only things is that it's hard to tell who's male and who's female: just because everyone has long hair doesn't mean that their faces and bodies need to be androgynous to the extent that they are. A fun, standard tale of rebelling against something you don't like, even if you don't quite understand it yet.
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  • destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries]
    January 1, 1970
    I love when I pick up a graphic novel and, within just a few pages, know that I’ve found a new favorite series to follow (at least, I’m assuming it’s going to be a series, based on the ending). Witchy takes place in a magical world where each person’s power is dictated by the length of their hair. Having watched her father burned when she was a child due to his hair being deemed too long by the government, Nyneve spends her life hiding who she is in hopes of going unnoticed by the army.The art s I love when I pick up a graphic novel and, within just a few pages, know that I’ve found a new favorite series to follow (at least, I’m assuming it’s going to be a series, based on the ending). Witchy takes place in a magical world where each person’s power is dictated by the length of their hair. Having watched her father burned when she was a child due to his hair being deemed too long by the government, Nyneve spends her life hiding who she is in hopes of going unnoticed by the army.The art style in this is fun and light, but the plot has a lot of nuance and subtle heaviness to it. There’s an oppressive militia/government, a lot of hurting children and families, and something suspicious going on in the way the kingdom of Hyalin’s history is steadily being rewritten and erased. There’s also a ton of gorgeously effortless diversity, including characters of color, casual queerness, a trans girl, and more. Between the cast of characters, the plot, the world-building, and a certain snarky talking raven, I loved Witchy a whole lot, and I really hope I’m right in my expectations of a sequel, because I definitely need more time with Nyneve and her friends in the kingdom of Hyalin.Thank you so much to the publisher for providing me with this ARC in exchange for an honest review!
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  • Laura
    January 1, 1970
    It was late. I figured I would just look at this book, because the cover looked so interesting.And here I am, at 1:17am, writing the review, because, although it was late, I had to finish this first installment of this amazing fantasy world.In this world, hair gives your magic the little bit extra push. The more hair you have, the stronger the magic.Nyneve's father was killed because of his hair.She does not want the same fate, and she doesn't want to work for the guards who killed him. So, when It was late. I figured I would just look at this book, because the cover looked so interesting.And here I am, at 1:17am, writing the review, because, although it was late, I had to finish this first installment of this amazing fantasy world.In this world, hair gives your magic the little bit extra push. The more hair you have, the stronger the magic.Nyneve's father was killed because of his hair.She does not want the same fate, and she doesn't want to work for the guards who killed him. So, when she is conscripted, she cuts off her hair, and runs away.The drawings are amazing. The characters are fully formed. The world is well built.My only complaint is that there isn't more of it.A great book for children of all ages, including those who are adults.Highly recommend this story of a girl who doesn't fit in and doesn't want to fit in.Thanks to Netgalley for making this book available for an honest review.
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  • USOM
    January 1, 1970
    Disclaimer: I received this book from Edelweiss. This does not impact my review which is honest and unbiased. There's so much to love in Witchy. In a society where conscription in mandatory and where your power is determined by the length of your hair, Witchy is an important story about the manipulation of the truth and history. There are secrets hidden behind age, tucked away in safety, waiting. Nyneve is a girl still terrified of the Witch Guard ever since the death of her father. So when cons Disclaimer: I received this book from Edelweiss. This does not impact my review which is honest and unbiased. There's so much to love in Witchy. In a society where conscription in mandatory and where your power is determined by the length of your hair, Witchy is an important story about the manipulation of the truth and history. There are secrets hidden behind age, tucked away in safety, waiting. Nyneve is a girl still terrified of the Witch Guard ever since the death of her father. So when conscription rolls around, Nyneve needs to figure out where she stands. Nyneve has all the qualities of my favorite heroines and I'm excited to see how the story progresses - because after that ending, you will know what I mean! It's a story that celebrates the importance of intention, of being tired of fighting a system our who lives, and of being scared. Ariel included a list of trigger warnings on the Witchy site as follows: "All Pages: The use of hair based persecution in the plot of Witchy may potentially be triggering to readers of certain cultural or religious backgrounds. Reader discretion is advised. Pages 7-8: Parental death. Pages 64-66: Mild transphobia/misgendering. Pages 108-110: Insinuations of suicidal ideation."
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  • Emma
    January 1, 1970
    In the kingdom of Hyalin, the length of a witch's hair shows how much power they have. For Nyneve, whose father was killed in a witch burning for having too much power, her long hair is more of a curse than a blessing. Witchy follows Nyneve as she and her fellow students take the test that will determine whether they are conscripted by the Witch Guard -- the very institution that killed Nyneve's father.I'm not quite sure how I feel about Witchy. The world of Hyalin was incredibly interesting and In the kingdom of Hyalin, the length of a witch's hair shows how much power they have. For Nyneve, whose father was killed in a witch burning for having too much power, her long hair is more of a curse than a blessing. Witchy follows Nyneve as she and her fellow students take the test that will determine whether they are conscripted by the Witch Guard -- the very institution that killed Nyneve's father.I'm not quite sure how I feel about Witchy. The world of Hyalin was incredibly interesting and well-developed. The author perfectly walked the line of explaining what rules governed the magic system and leaving some elements open for further exploration in the next installment. My biggest complaint about Witchy was that I wanted more -- more of Nyneve's growing friendships, more of her mom's backstory, and a bit more at the end that would've helped explain (view spoiler)[ what Nyneve hopes to accomplish by leaving the rebels and going off on her own (hide spoiler)]. It will be really interesting to see where the story goes next.The ARC of this book was provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
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  • Claire
    January 1, 1970
    I was intrigued by the concept of this book, with magic being gauged by the length of your hair. It's a creative idea, and I liked how it was executed. What I really liked about this book was the casual diversity. Prill is a trans girl, but it's never explicitly stated. There's lots of characters of different races and genders and sexualities. This was really nicely done, especially in graphic novel format, because it's obviously quite visual!The world-building is great, even if the history was I was intrigued by the concept of this book, with magic being gauged by the length of your hair. It's a creative idea, and I liked how it was executed. What I really liked about this book was the casual diversity. Prill is a trans girl, but it's never explicitly stated. There's lots of characters of different races and genders and sexualities. This was really nicely done, especially in graphic novel format, because it's obviously quite visual!The world-building is great, even if the history was a bit hard to follow sometimes. I liked all the characters. Nyneve is likable and relatable. The hair-length-magic did raise some questions, because doesn't all hair grow at the same rate? Wouldn't everyone be equally powerful, then, if they just let their hair grow? That question never gets answered. I wasn't a fan of the art style, honestly, which is the main reason why I gave it 3 stars. It's just a little too stylized for my personal taste. However, this was an interesting read and I would consider picking up the next one.Thank you NetGalley for providing me with an ARC in exchange for an honest review.
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  • Jennifer
    January 1, 1970
    I would recommend this book to fans of The Amulet series, sarting with The Stonekeeper, and Avatar: The Last Airbender with the caveat that only time will tell if it is as thought-provoking and well-executed. Witchy does a lot of things well, such as including diverse characters (racially, body type, family structure), though the inclusion of pseudo-indigenous culture makes me twitch a little bit, especially because, as per usual, the main character is white (-passing) and blonde. It will also b I would recommend this book to fans of The Amulet series, sarting with The Stonekeeper, and Avatar: The Last Airbender with the caveat that only time will tell if it is as thought-provoking and well-executed. Witchy does a lot of things well, such as including diverse characters (racially, body type, family structure), though the inclusion of pseudo-indigenous culture makes me twitch a little bit, especially because, as per usual, the main character is white (-passing) and blonde. It will also be interesting to see how the premise of magic being proportional to one's hair length will work out. Many cultures believe that there is power in long hair, but there is a lot to weave and braid (pun intended) due to the way that hair plays a huge role in gender expression and all the complexities of politics and identity that go with it.
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  • Jéssica Mota
    January 1, 1970
    I was provided an ARC via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 3.5 stars! This was quite a interesting read. First the world and its magic system was truly distinct, especially based on hair of all things. Like any fantastical based story it was hard to get into the world and how the magic works, this took off a bit of the enjoyment. Same as trying to understand how the rules on magic based on hair and what is allowed and what isn't. We follow our main character Nyneve whose father was ki I was provided an ARC via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 3.5 stars! This was quite a interesting read. First the world and its magic system was truly distinct, especially based on hair of all things. Like any fantastical based story it was hard to get into the world and how the magic works, this took off a bit of the enjoyment. Same as trying to understand how the rules on magic based on hair and what is allowed and what isn't. We follow our main character Nyneve whose father was killed in a witch hunt, since then she hides her long hair with magic, pretending it's much shorter, which causes her to be bullied in the school they are trained to see if they are gonna join the guard force that serves the kingdom.I like our main character same as the side characters, the mother-daughter relationship between Nyneve and her mother was really sweet. This story also featured a trans side character which I absolutely adore! It's a very interesting story regarding what it's expected of you and what you truly want to do and I'm very curious to know more.
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  • Melissa's Pages
    January 1, 1970
    Witchy is the story of Nyneve, a witch from the kingdom of Hyalin. In Hyalin, a witch's power is determined by the length of their hair. I thought this was an original idea but reminded me of certain religious views that made me uncomfortable overall.Trigger warnings for this work include death and misgendering on one occasion (not by the author but by a character).I almost gave up on reading this several times, but I am struggling with putting my finger on the exact reason why. It has all the e Witchy is the story of Nyneve, a witch from the kingdom of Hyalin. In Hyalin, a witch's power is determined by the length of their hair. I thought this was an original idea but reminded me of certain religious views that made me uncomfortable overall.Trigger warnings for this work include death and misgendering on one occasion (not by the author but by a character).I almost gave up on reading this several times, but I am struggling with putting my finger on the exact reason why. It has all the elements I want- witches, magic, rebels, diversity and more. I just did not find the story compelling. Nothing about this makes me want to follow the next part of the story. The writing fell a little flat and wasn't intriguing enough overall.This book was provided from the publisher through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.
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  • Hira Chaudhary
    January 1, 1970
    I received a free copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for my honest review.This was such an interesting concept! I really loved the idea of a person's magic capabilities being measured by the length of their hair. I also really loved the diversity in this story and all the incredible characters. Nyneve was so amazing and I can't wait to see where she takes us on this journey to fix the world. I loved her relationship with her mother and I need to know more about her and the father be I received a free copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for my honest review.This was such an interesting concept! I really loved the idea of a person's magic capabilities being measured by the length of their hair. I also really loved the diversity in this story and all the incredible characters. Nyneve was so amazing and I can't wait to see where she takes us on this journey to fix the world. I loved her relationship with her mother and I need to know more about her and the father because they seem like badasses. I really loved Batu and Io and how great they both were. And then Prill was just the greatest and I need SO. MUCH. MORE. of her. This was a really wonderful and magical story, and I can't wait to see how Nyneve fights back against the corruption in her world.
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  • Brittany
    January 1, 1970
    The ARC of this book was provided by Netgalley. Nyvene is truly more brave than anything or anyone in the whole book. It made me so sad everytime she called herself a coward. In her crazy world she knew what was right and wrong when others didn't yet see it. Her back story is heartbreaking & makes her that much stronger, she did/fought for what she believed in heart was right. The viceroy was power hungry & wouldn't have stopped being interested in Nyvene anytime soon. It was clear he wa The ARC of this book was provided by Netgalley. Nyvene is truly more brave than anything or anyone in the whole book. It made me so sad everytime she called herself a coward. In her crazy world she knew what was right and wrong when others didn't yet see it. Her back story is heartbreaking & makes her that much stronger, she did/fought for what she believed in heart was right. The viceroy was power hungry & wouldn't have stopped being interested in Nyvene anytime soon. It was clear he was going to push her to her limits regardless. Her mother, Veda, was also surprisingly very powerful being a witch with hair on "shorter" side. I'm still very intrigued by the Raven, banana, & what he promised Nyvene. I can't wait to read more! I'm obsessed with Nyvene & hope she stays safe!
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  • Emma
    January 1, 1970
    The ARC of this book was provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. 3.5 Stars Witchy is a very engaging graphic novel about a kingdom in which the strength of people’s magic is determined by the length of their hair. This was such an interesting and new concept. One of my favorite aspects of this book was definitely the mother-daughter bond that Nyneve, the protagonist, has with her mom, it was described so well!The side characters were lovely as well, I personal The ARC of this book was provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. 3.5 Stars Witchy is a very engaging graphic novel about a kingdom in which the strength of people’s magic is determined by the length of their hair. This was such an interesting and new concept. One of my favorite aspects of this book was definitely the mother-daughter bond that Nyneve, the protagonist, has with her mom, it was described so well!The side characters were lovely as well, I personally loved Banana.Also, I did not expect to find LGBTQ+ rep in this graphic novel and I must say I was pleasantly surprised.Somehow I didn’t realize that this was just the first installment in a series so now I’m obviously really curious to see how the story goes on.
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  • Theediscerning
    January 1, 1970
    In this fantasy, a girl doesn't know whether to risk standing out in the military wing of the magically powered, or to hide from everyone and act counter to it – for the system, after all, murdered her father. I was never really on board with this – we'd just gone through some very standard magic-schooling episodes and so on, then we had an advert for trannyism which really didn't help anyone or anything. I did stick it out to the end but it proved far too woolly and unengaging for me to wish to In this fantasy, a girl doesn't know whether to risk standing out in the military wing of the magically powered, or to hide from everyone and act counter to it – for the system, after all, murdered her father. I was never really on board with this – we'd just gone through some very standard magic-schooling episodes and so on, then we had an advert for trannyism which really didn't help anyone or anything. I did stick it out to the end but it proved far too woolly and unengaging for me to wish to return. It didn't need saying that this was a webcomic, as it really does feel as if it was scripted on the hoof with no ulterior plan for the narrative. One and a half stars.
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  • Anniek
    January 1, 1970
    Actual rating: 2.5I received an eARC of this graphic novel through Netgalley, in exchange for my honest review.While Witchy definitely has interesting world building, I had a hard time getting into it. The art just didn't really work for me, unfortunately. And I found it quite hard to actually follow the story, as everything moved very slowly, but new scenes weren't really introduced either, which meant I had to infer a lot from context. All this made it quite a tiring read for me, so I didn't e Actual rating: 2.5I received an eARC of this graphic novel through Netgalley, in exchange for my honest review.While Witchy definitely has interesting world building, I had a hard time getting into it. The art just didn't really work for me, unfortunately. And I found it quite hard to actually follow the story, as everything moved very slowly, but new scenes weren't really introduced either, which meant I had to infer a lot from context. All this made it quite a tiring read for me, so I didn't enjoy it as much as I'd hoped.Rep: trans side character, multiple characters of colourCWs: past death of a parent, bullying
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  • JoJo
    January 1, 1970
    2.5/5 The premise of this graphic novel sounded really cool: a witchy kingdom called Nyalin where the strength of your powers are measured by the length of your hair. The story itself started off strong but turned out to be quite average. It felt like Nyneve made a choice without thinking about the consequences and that is what set off the rest of the story. There are some interesting characters; however, there wasn't enough character development and we didn't see enough of them. For a kingdom o 2.5/5 The premise of this graphic novel sounded really cool: a witchy kingdom called Nyalin where the strength of your powers are measured by the length of your hair. The story itself started off strong but turned out to be quite average. It felt like Nyneve made a choice without thinking about the consequences and that is what set off the rest of the story. There are some interesting characters; however, there wasn't enough character development and we didn't see enough of them. For a kingdom of witches, there weren't enough magic or fantasy elements at least in the second half of the book. I enjoyed the art style and liked how colorful it was.
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  • Peter Parker
    January 1, 1970
    I really enjoyed this first off. Nyneve was such a fascinating character to read and learn about. The LGBTQ representation was a nice surprise! But I must talk about the art. Such a pleasant styleI loved the colors and the panels on occasion reminded me of the brilliant samurai jack. This story is Kiki’s delivery service and Samson and Delilah set in the world of Korra with a tweety witch vibes sprinkled over... I will continue to read this series and look forward to volume 2
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  • Eileen
    January 1, 1970
    A solid introduction to what looks like it will be a series. As a graphic novel, I was impressed by how much information was conveyed through the artwork and the dialog. The main character is different and compelling, and I think the struggle between the current power and those of the rebellion will be interesting to follow. I enjoyed the artwork and the story and look forward to future additions to the series. Thanks to NetGalley for the ARC in exchange for an honest review.
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  • Courtney
    January 1, 1970
    A solid, engaging first volume to what looks to be a very promising series: phenomenal art, a compelling cast and a fantastical setting. The characters were the highlight for me, but the vibrant settings and build up of the world around were an absolute delight to see while progressing through the story. I loved just about everything about this.
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  • Victoria Lee
    January 1, 1970
    *Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for allowing me to read this graphic novel early!* This graphic novel was so amazing! The art style, the inclusiveness of characters, and the whole plot of story was put together so phenomenally. This is going to be a great series I’m assuming based on the ending! I look forward to reading more from this series and author in the future!
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  • Emma
    January 1, 1970
    3.5 starsArc provided by publisher via Eldeweiss in exchange for an honest review.I loved the art style, which managed to draw me in just as much as the story. I really hope there will be more to come in this world and story as I would love to see more back story and also see what is to become of Nyneve.I thoroughly enjoyed this graphic novel and have not come across the premise before.
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  • Cori DeVerse
    January 1, 1970
    I absolutely adored this graphic novel. The characters were all thoughtful and diverse, and the plot was exciting. One of the things that I especially liked was the lore of the Hyalin. It's got me extremely interested in seeing where the story goes from here. I think there's a lot still being hidden from the main character and the audience and I'm excited to see how those things will be revealed.
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  • Amy Lou
    January 1, 1970
    I’ve been reading this webcomic regularly since I found it, and I still completely love it. It’s the only webcomic I’ve ever stuck with and I have no regrets. Can’t wait to see where it goes from here!
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