Wednesday, August 12, 2015

#63: Tabatha by Neil Gibson (Early Review)

Luke works as a mailman in Los Angeles and moonlights as a thief - the empty houses on his postal route are rich, easy pickings for him and his friends. Everything goes as planned until one house turns out to not quite be so empty. The situation spirals out of control, leaving the happy-go-lucky thieves battling for their lives. And all because of Tabatha.

  • Paperback: 140 pages
  • Publisher: TPub (November 5, 2015)
  • ISBN: 9780992752347



AUTHOR BIO:
Neil Gibson is the founder and editor-in-chief of TPub comics, and writer of the bestselling Twisted Dark series. He is very passionate about good comics and believes that the medium is one of the most efficient ways to communicate stories. If you want to annoy him, just mention how you think comics are for kids... his reaction is a common source of amusement. 

He has given talks at universities, schools and businesses about comics and how to use them in work and study. Indeed, he won't stop yammering on about this but audiences seem to like hearing him, so he continues his mission to get more and more people reading comics.
He lives in London with his wife and daughter.

If you'd like Neil to give a talk on comics, please email info@tpub.co.uk


REVIEW:
Not for kids.
It was twisted and disturbing, but I loved that. I was initially drawn into the description of this postal worker being a thief. I thought that in itself was something I hadn't read before, but wondered what was with the title, Tabatha. My question was answered pretty quickly, though that it when this heist story turns very, very dark and gritty.
Think the Saw movies.
Yep, that is what first came to my mind. Very cool. It had more mixed in to make it cooler than Saw, but you have to read it to find out what that is. My lips are sealed.
Horror fans, don't miss out on this one.

5/5


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2 comments:

  1. This sounds like a book that I would like. I love the Saw movies!

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  2. Hmm, not sure about the disturbing part, but a mailman that moonlights as a thief kind of makes sense!

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