Mariana Ruiz

A Bolivian that writes children's books in Spanish, when she is not busy writing fiction or wondering about the Universe, she is playing games with her two sons and fantastic partner.

‘Hellboy: The Silver Lantern Club’ #2 – A Locked-Room Mystery

Meet Hellboy's old uncle Simon Bruttenholm, a Silver Lantern Club member.

November 25, 2021

Review- ′Norse Mythology II, Issues # 5 & 6′: Apples and a Wedding

This short story starts with the apples of immortality, wait…the Greek ones?

November 24, 2021

‘Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy’ #6 — Storm Clouds Part

Now that the conspiracy is finally over, what will happen with our heroes?

November 19, 2021

Review – Make Cute Stuff With Polymer Clay!

There is so much goodness in this upcoming book.

November 17, 2021

‘Hellboy: The Bones of Giants #1’ – The Nordic Sagas

A dead god's war hammer may be haunted by said god.

November 10, 2021

Review- ′Usagi Yojimbo Issue # 23: Ransom Part II′

A stolen ledger will spark a kidnapping and a rescue attempt.

November 4, 2021

‘Hellboy: The Silver Lantern Club’ #1 — Fond Recollections

Uncle Brutenholm has a lot of stories to tell.

October 29, 2021

Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #5′ – In the Heart of the Storm!

Where a battle will be fought, and many will meet their fate.

October 28, 2021

Review – ‘Sleeping Beauties # 7’– Is This a New Path for Humanity?

There is so much beauty infused in this narrative.

October 27, 2021

Graphic Novel Review — ‘Marie Curie: A Quest for Light’

This is a beautifully rendered homage to the life and research of this great woman scientist.

October 24, 2021

Review — ‘Lugosi: The Rise and Fall of Hollywood’s Dracula’

Everything you need to know about this powerful icon.

October 22, 2021

Stack Overflow: Fascinating Non Fiction (Mostly)

Also, a board book about a pear.

October 18, 2021

Review- ′Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy #4′-Thunder and Lightning

We approach the final confrontation that will define the conspirator′s fate.

October 6, 2021

Review— ′School of Phantoms′- A Scary Modern Sequel

Kory Merritt invites us to visit Cowslip Grove one more time.

September 29, 2021

Review- ′Norse Mythology II, Issue # 4′: Thor Faces the Giants

Of how Thor, Loki and Thialfi faced the giants of Utgard.

September 23, 2021

Some Great Happenings around the ′Locke & Key′ Franchise

A compendium, crossovers, Spanish translations and more…

September 23, 2021

Review- ‘The Book of Amazing Trees’- Know to Love and Protect

A book full of information and illustrations.

September 22, 2021

Review: ‘Artie and the Wolf Moon’ — A Late Bloomer

I think that a family of African-American werewolves is sorely needed.

September 17, 2021

Review- ‘Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957’- Family Ties

B.P.R.D continues to be that safe haven for spooky stories.

September 16, 2021

Review- ′Usagi Yojimbo Issue # 22: Ransom Part I′

We start a new adventure featuring some rogue characters.

September 16, 2021

Challenge Your Kids (And Yourself) With ‘Drawing Workshop for Kids’

Process art has much to offer if you're up to it.

September 9, 2021

Review — ‘Gigantic’ by Ashley Stokes: Meet Kevin Stubbs, The Knower

Unsung Stories does it again, and never has cryptozoology been funnier.

September 3, 2021

Review — ‘Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy’ #3: Downpour

Escapes, storms, ninjas, and rescuers!

August 29, 2021

Review — ‘Norse Mythology II’ Issue #3: Thor’s Journey to the Land of Giants

Of how Thor, Loki, and Thialfi got to meet a giant on their journey towards Jotunheim.

August 29, 2021

Review – ‘Yasmeen’– The Graphic Novel We Need to Read Right Now

A powerful coming of age story about the absolute strength of a 16-year-old girl escaping ISIS.

August 25, 2021

Stack Overflow: Three New Roaring Books for the Dino Obsessed

Dinosaurs are always a hit in this household.

August 23, 2021

Review- ‘Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Secret of Chesbro House #2’

Inside the haunted house lies dormant an evil force, ready to be kicked out.

August 12, 2021

Review- ′Usagi Yojimbo Issue # 21: Yukichi Part II′

Yukichi turns out to be Usagi′s cousin.

August 12, 2021

Review — ‘Usagi Yojimbo: The Dragon Bellow Conspiracy’ #2

The plot unravels and we add ninjas to the mix.

August 7, 2021

Review: ‘This Book is Feminist’—Let’s Open the Conversation

Part of the "Empower the Future" series, this book seeks to create a new way to address important issues.

August 3, 2021

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