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House of Mystery 8: Desolation – Mathew Sturges and Bill Willingham

Well shucks! This is fantastic volume but so sad it is so late. Structurally, narratively and artistically this is exploding with amazing ideas and techniques. It’s a shame that some of these couldn’t have been siphoned off to make the preceding volumes a bit livelier. 56 more words

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House of Mystery 7: Conception – Mathew Sturges and Bill Willingham

Sadly things are going downhill. After seven books with no new ideas things have become stale. Not even the reappearance of Harry at the end of the last episode can redeem things. 51 more words

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House of Mystery 5: Under New Management – Mathew Sturges and Bill Willingham

After the awkward non-ending of the last instalment it is virtually business as usual. Sadly the tension of characters trapped in an unknown location has evaporated. 110 more words

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House of Mystery 4: The Beauty of Decay – Mathew Sturges and Bill Willingham

This is the volume where the cracks start to appear. There is an ending of sorts in this volume but it isn’t exactly revealed making you wait till next volume for the cliff-hanger. 96 more words

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House of Mystery 3: The Space Between – Mathew Sturges and Bill Willingham

This is another superb volume because even when it makes decisions that have you feeling unsure they turn out for the best. It delivers plenty of answers and new developments and switches neatly between believable characters with realistic emotions and the weaving of a fictional backdrop. 93 more words

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House of Mystery 2: Love Stories for Dead People – Mathew Sturges and Bill Willingham

If you weren’t sure if this is the mystery for you after the last volume then persevere as this book really kicks up the pace. Its starts with a bittersweet love story and then goes into terror. 64 more words

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House of Mystery 1: Room & Boredom – Mathew Sturges and Bill Willingham

If this seems familiar to you then it was written by the team that wrote Fables and Jack of Fables. It’s kind of an anti-Fables with real characters going into a fictional world as opposed to the other way around. 156 more words

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