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A Supernatural Symphony of Magic, Mayhem, and Motorcycles: WITCHBLOOD Book Review

Today's book review is a graphic novel Witchblood: A Supernatural Symphony of Magic, Mayhem, and Motorcycles by Matthew Erman and Lisa Sterle, Gab Contreras, and Andworld's virtual Winter Thrills, Holiday Chills book tour with Vault Comics sponsored by Rockstar Book Tours. Find out more about this supernatural symphony of magic, mayhem, and motorcycles, and don't forget to enter the giveaway!

Graphic Novel WITCHBLOOD


My Review:


Dive into the mystifying world of "Witchblood," a graphic novel that ignites the senses with a potent blend of magic, blood, and the roar of motorcycles. Penned by Matthew Erman and brought to life through the vivid illustrations of Lisa Sterle, this epic tale takes readers on a modern, Wild West road trip, with a 1,000-year-old witch named Yonna at the helm.

At the heart of "Witchblood" is Yonna, a captivating protagonist whose knack for finding trouble is as potent as the magic coursing through her veins. The narrative unfolds as The Hounds of Love, a bloodthirsty gang of biker vampires, embark on a relentless pursuit of Yonna's coven, each member coveted for the rich source of all magic: witch blood.

Erman and Sterle, acclaimed creators of "The Modern Witch Tarot Deck" and "Long Lost," seamlessly weave together action, lore, and Americana in this gripping graphic novel. The illustrations, a true standout feature, serve as a visual feast that captures the essence of each character. Sterle's artwork breathes life into the pages, making the supernatural elements, characters, and dark, brooding setting feel tangible.

The narrative is a non-stop supernatural adventure that takes readers on a thrilling ride, fueled by magic, blood, and the rebellious spirit of motorcycles. The infusion of Americana elements adds a unique flavor to the tale, making "Witchblood" a must-read for fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and American Gods.

One of the strengths of the graphic novel lies in its ability to seamlessly blend genres. It's not just a story about witches or vampires; it's a harmonious convergence of various elements, creating a narrative that is as unpredictable as it is enthralling. The dark plot, coupled with the unconventional nature of Yonna, adds layers of complexity to the story, keeping readers hooked from the first page to the last.

In the world of "Witchblood," magic isn't just a force; it's a living, breathing entity, and it pulsates through the veins of its characters. The clash between the ancient powers of Yonna and the relentless pursuit of The Hounds of Love creates a tension that permeates every panel, making this graphic novel an immersive experience.

"Witchblood" is a celebration of the supernatural, an ode to the rebellious spirit, and a visual feast that showcases the talents of Erman and Sterle. Whether you're a graphic novel enthusiast, a fan of the occult, or just someone seeking a thrilling adventure, this graphic novel promises an unforgettable journey into a world where magic, blood, and the roar of motorcycles collide in a symphony of mayhem. Prepare to be enchanted by the witchy allure of "Witchblood."


About The Book:

Title: WITCHBLOOD: The Complete Series (Witchblood #1-10)

Author: Matthew Erman & Lisa Sterle (Illustrator), Gab Contreras, and Andworld

Pub. Date: April 12, 2022

Publisher: Wonderbound

Formats: Paperback, eBook

Pages: 128

A non-stop supernatural action-adventure bathed in magic, blood, motorcycles, mayhem, vampires, and an unconventional. 1,000-year-old witch named Yonna.


A modern, Wild West road trip about a witch named Yonna cruising the Southwest as a band of bloodthirsty biker vampires, The Hounds of Love, hunts her scattered coven for the source of all magic: witch blood. From the critically acclaimed creators of The Modern Witch Tarot Deck and Long Lost comes Witchblood, a blend of action, lore, and Americana—perfect for fans of Buffy and American Gods.


"Loud and brash and high-energy, the kind of thing that makes readers yearn to see what will come next...[packed with] gripping, stylish thrills." ― Women Write About Comics

"A mixtape in comic form, that blends familiar lore, with the roughness of the Wild West...the creative team has successfully given us a character who although vulnerable, packs some serious attitude, you can’t help but root for her, and with the dangers she has stumbled upon and the revelation of her WITCHBLOOD, we are on our way to be treated to some action-packed, magic in the making." ― Geek Network

"Witchblood #1 is a fun, splashy start to a stylish series." ― AV Club

"Want a chaotic, fun time? Witchblood is just the levels of chaos you need in your life." ― Wandering Nerd Girl

"Witchblood is the most beautiful form of a passion project...This comic really is something special, not just for fans of witchcraft and vampires, but for anyone who loves colour, representation, and the craft done right." ― The Valkyries

Named one of "the comics and graphic novels worth mentioning from 2021" ― THRILLIST


About Matthew Erman:

Matthew Erman is a comics writer from Columbus, Ohio. Alongside Lisa Sterle, he co-created the critically acclaimed comic horror series, Long Lost, which was optioned for Film/TV by Producer Jenny Klein (The Witcher, Daisy Jones, and The Six). Erman has since worked on the comic book series Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and the graphic novel Power Rangers: Sins of the Future with BOOM! Studios, series Care Bears: Unlock the Magic with IDW, the upcoming science fiction/ horror / humorous romance original graphic novel BONDING, with artist and co-creator Emily Pearson for Vault Comics, and the smash supernatural action adventure comics series (with artist/co-creator Lisa Sterle) from Vault Comics, WITCH BLOOD. His short work can be found in anthologies such as Corpus (2018), Dead Beats (2019) and Everything is Going Wrong (2019).

About Lisa Sterle:

Lisa Sterle is a Columbus artist with work spanning from comic books to concept design to pop-culture-fueled illustration. Her work is often bright, expressive, and occasionally tinged with horror— marrying her two favorite themes: the beautiful and the grotesque. She has worked with HarperCollins, IDW, Image, Archie Comics, Vault Comics, and BOOM! Studios, and many others. She is the co-creator of monthly comics Long Lost and Submerged (Vault Comics), and Witchblood (Vault comics), as well as the creator of The Modern Witch Tarot Deck, a modern and diverse interpretation of the classic Rider-Waite tarot deck. Currently, she is working on the graphic novel Squad with writer Maggie Tokuda-Hall for Greenwillow Books.

WITCHBLOOD is the first time Lisa Sterle’s wider (witchy/tarot/occult) audience has access to her all-new book (to be found in bookstores that they frequent), and it is her first creator-owned project since The Modern Witch Tarot.

As the creator of the smash, best-selling, The Modern Witch Tarot, Lisa has a super rabid fan base, and with over 16K Twitter followers, she is known as one of the most “influential witches in the world!”  Further, Lisa was voted by Watkins Body Mind Spirit Magazine as one of the Top 100 Most Spiritually Influential  Living People  (Pope Francis is #1, Dalai Lama is #2; Lisa is #92 – Neil de Grasse Tyson is #93!)

Here’s more about Lisa Sterle’s  diverse, all-female, Modern Witch Tarot:

  • The Modern Witch Tarot has sold over TWO MILLION UNITS since its release on October 1, 2019

  • The Modern Witch Tarot is the #1 Bestselling Tarot in the world – ever!

  • It is the #1 BESTSELLER in Amazon’s Tarot category

  • It is the #2 BESTSELLER in Amazon’s Fortune Telling category

  • It is the #4 BESTSELLER in Amazon’s Witchcraft Religion & Spirituality category

  • The Modern Witch Tarot has over 13,000 reviews

  • The Modern Witch Tarot is rated 5 stars on Amazon

  • The Modern Witch Tarot has been in the TOP 500 Books on Amazon since its release

  • The Modern Witch Tarot reinvented the Rider-Waite deck for modern use



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