Godchild, Vol. 1 (v. 1)
Deep in the heart of 19th century London, a young nobleman named Cain walks the shadowy cobblestone streets of the aristocratic society into which he was born. Forced to become an earl upon the untimely death of his father, Cain assumes the role of head of the Hargreaves, a noble family with a... show more
Deep in the heart of 19th century London, a young nobleman named Cain walks the shadowy cobblestone streets of the aristocratic society into which he was born. Forced to become an earl upon the untimely death of his father, Cain assumes the role of head of the Hargreaves, a noble family with a dark past. With Riff, his faithful manservant, and Mary Weather, his 10-year-old half sister, Cain investigates the mysterious crimes that seem to follow him wherever he goes.
Publish date: 2006-03-07
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
I had been attracted some time ago to this manga, but every time I decided to read it, the artwork repelled me to. This kind of art does not appeal to me. However, the plot is definitely my kind of reading. Dark, each chapter a different, creepy case. In fact, it reminded me in several aspects of ...
First off, I sort of feel like I would have gotten a lot more out of this if I'd read the stories it's a sequel to. There were characters, situations and other details that it seemed to except we didn't need real introduction to, and the result was a feeling that things were just being handwaved int...
This series of atmospheric Gothic mysteries suffers from two main flaws. The first, the weakness of the Victorian setting, was more annoying to me as it could easily have been improved by even minimal research. I mean really minimal, like using wikipedia to check whether an event had happened before...
Cain Hargreaves is a seventeen year old earl in Victorian London. Murder and destruction seem to surround him. With his ten year old half sister Mary-Weather and his manservant Riff, who turns up more in later volumes, Cain goes and investigates.For example, someone has been going around chopping of...