The second volume of October Faction ramps up the action as the kids begin training to be monster hunters. Dante, the monster who was adopted in the first volume, remains my favorite. I really enjoyed this volume, the art, the colours and the humour Niles injects into the characters is incredible. The action starts quickly and doesn't let up until the very last page. The illustrations as just as great, in my opinion, but the story lags a bit. The October Faction last edited by This is fine, if that's what you're hoping to find here. As always though, the artwork remains as some of my favorite amongst all of the graphic novels I read. With Tamara Taylor, J.C. MacKenzie, Aurora Burghart, Gabriel Darku. I do like the dark humor and macabre setting of the book though. Elsewhere, one of Frederick Allan’s enemies has returned for revenge and the kids discover a dark secret about their pa…, I am loving this series so much that I almost hate to read the last volume I have. This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for: Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Comic Vine users. Volume two is a "set things up for things to come" kind of read. Obsessed!!! The story was also very "by the numbers". Way too much and it really seems this volume is full of air more than anything. Published by IDW Publishing. © 2020 GAMESPOT, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Damn this series for making me feel things! I think the story would be better with some exposition. Robot Face, into the fold and Geoff and Vivian have begun their training in the family business; monster hunting. Preface: Whenever a great writer and/or artist/illustrator sets out to make a series, I always cringe on instinct. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information. The children are still trying to convince their parents to start ghost hunting again and Lucas, the werewolf family friend, seems to be hanging around waiting for a decision. It was still fun but I nothing of importance happens. Like has green magic coming out of his hands magical?) 2 book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Dante, the monster who was adopted in the first volume, remains my favorite. 2” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Tweet Clean. Volume » As a result if you accidentally revert something you don't mean to, we can't recover it! send you an email once approved. This begins the training of the kids, which amounts to being attacked by monsters and their own mother, who also turns into a menacing monster. 08:28PM October Faction It does everything the first does right and keeps on going on. Things continue to move a little fast at times and the writing could be stronger (the son is just... magical now? The October Faction, Vol. 6 issues to decide whether the Allan kids should become monsters hunters? Writer: Steve Niles. FYI-You need to read the first one in the series to understand what is going on here. I've been strangely drawn into this story. 2 $ 9.99 – $ 19.99. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Start by marking “The October Faction, Vol. Every piece of work has its flaws, be it a movie, song, etc., and this series is no different. He is like a 10 year old in an adult body and he is enjoying having a family for probably the first time in his life. This book is more about the bond and it leaves the characters in an interesting place for the next book. If you love horror, you have to give this series a try. Welcome back. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll Disappointing. Some light story development and character development. October Faction, Vol. So tread carefully! A semi-retired couple who work for a clandestine monster hunting agency discover dark family secrets and the truth about their employer after their magically … The Allan kids, Geoff and Vivian, are learning the family trade: monster hunting. I personally love family discord in my fiction (whether or not that's meant to be the central conflict of a story). The October Faction #1: 22 Oct 2014 IDW Publishing - Publisher's Website As Geoff and Viv work to come into their own (come of age) as legitimate monster. It's got a Supernatural vibe and the artwork is creepy-gorgeous. The October Faction Volume 2 (#7-12) The October Faction Volume 3 (#13-18) Font-size. Oh no, back away from the danger (cancle). Artist/Covers: Damien Worm. But, from what I've seen, this kind of story trope tends to have a polarizing affect--some readers absolutely love the coming of age trope in their horror fiction and others absolutely hate it. STEVE NILES is one of the writers responsible for bringing horror comics back to prominence, and was recently named by Fangoria magazine as one of it's "13 rising talents who promise to keep us terrified for the next 25 years. This installment continues the Allen family saga. Awesome!! The father's arch-nemesis also makes an appearance. This is one of those books I read with zero expectations, the first book was okay but I think the shaky beginning was more setup. To see what your friends thought of this book. Creepily beautiful artwork, monster slaying, relatable characters... sold. These are quick reads that are very appropriate for Halloween. » Preface: Whenever a great writer and/or artist/illustrator sets out to make a series, I always cringe on instinct. I am loving this series so much that I almost hate to read the last volume I have. The last 25 or so pages felt like they just got tired and decided to just drop as many frames as they could without ruining the story. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Alors que Fredrick fait tout ce qu’il faut pour mettre son passé de chasseur de monstres derrière lui afin de vivre enfin tranquillement auprès de sa femme Deloris, leurs deux enfants, Geoff et Vivian, décident de reprendre l’affaire familiale. ", Alice Oseman Recommends Her Favorite YA Graphic Novels. Paragraph; Header 4; Header 3; Header 2; Quote Link Img Table. Still, this is a pretty run-of-the-mill monster hunting series with a few nice nods to more modern sensibilities. I enjoyed it. In love with the art work. Comic Vine users. Season 1. It premiered on Netflix on January 23, 2020. Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. The story kind of started to get going, but overall there is very little meat to this book. Wiki edit history. Collects issues #7-12. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Cover price is $3.99. As Geoff and Viv work to come into their own (come of age) as legitimate monster hunters, we see more of the typical parent-child push-pull that comes with that sort of transition from teenager to young adult status. I know it will take forever for my library to get Volume 4. The illustrations as just as great, in my opinion, but the story lags a bit. October Faction tome 2. You can search for The family drama gets downright monstrous as parents Fred and Deloris hunt the supernatural, and twins Viv and Geoff harbor their own strange secrets. I just don't know. Presidio 49m. Edit # Submitter Type Comment Sent for moderation Points So far there's lots of illusions to things that never pay off, they just end. I like how the monster from early on became one of the family. I love how dark it is. The Allan family has inducted Dante, a.k.a. The Allan family has inducted Dante, a.k.a. This volume is epic. Adopting Dante was pretty amazing. It's a quick read and the art is more impactful than the writing, although I did warm to the characters a bit more here. The October Faction is published by IDW. 2. It's a great premise but the writing is very haphazard. I want to like this more than I actually do. The kids train to be monster hunters while the old "friend" who returned in volume 1 puts his plan in motion. This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for: Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other I remembered reading another work with similar artwork, and then I remembered "30 Days of Night", another great read. send you an email once approved. pikahyper I still don't love the art or the colouring but somehow I can't stop reading about this family of monster hunters. October Faction is an American supernatural drama streaming television series created by Damian Kindler, based on the comic series of the same name by Steve Niles and Damien Worm. Every piece of work has its flaws, be it a movie, song, etc., and this series is no different. The art was better this volume. All looks well for the Allans, but Sheriff Chambers is slowly catching on to their occult activities. The October Faction #15 $ 1.99 – $ 3.99. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Now to get my hands on volumes that aren't in my library's consortium, hmm... A solid follow up to the first volume. The book is good but it was such an incredibly fast read. First published in 2014. Enter the URL for the tweet you want to embed. He is like a 10 year old in an adult body and he is enj. Entertaining, but nothing remarkable story-wise. Refresh and try again. on 09/09/19 I hope this series can continue down this track and build the family dynamic along the way. Started in 2014. © 2020 GAMESPOT, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. April 19th 2016 This means any changes that have happened after this submission will be undone *and* those submissions will be removed from the database. October Faction #2. We’d love your help. Not gonna blow anybody's minds, but a fun way to get in the autumnal spirit for sure. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll This installment continues the Allen family saga. The October Faction #1: 22 Oct 2014 Ongoing series. 1. This volume ends some of the threads started in the first volume, especially around Cope and the zombie issue, and starts the training of the 'children' in earnest, which gives them a chance to show off their skills. Created by Damian Kindler. Continues as The October Faction: Deadly Season. Keeping readers who tend to always expect lightning in a bottle on every single page of every issue or volume is nearly impossible. I'm definitely enjoying this series. The children are still trying to convince their parents to start ghost hunting again and Lucas, the werewolf family friend, seems to be hanging around waiting for a decision. I cant wait to see what next in store for this family. We get a big reveal but there is no resolution to it. I know it will take forever for my library to get Volume 4. I really love the art work for this graphic novel and the story has the perfect amount of creepy and family mixed in that I cant get enough of it. Overall, a decent horror tale. Keeping readers who tend to always expect lightning in a bottle on every single page of every issue or volume is nearly impossible. The story is a neat idea but I find it really rushed and the artwork confuses me so much at times. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. View full history. October Faction #2 - Tome 2 released by Delcourt on August 2020. The story builds the right amount of tension, and now that a lot of the backstory is cleared up, I'm eager to see where it goes from here. the selected submission! October Faction: Season 1 (Trailer 2) Episodes October Faction. Release year: 2020. Readers need to feel they "Got their money's worth". by IDW Publishing. What you are about to do is very dangerous, you are about to revert all changes to this wiki object to any Comic Vine content. I am guessing the ladder coupled with the anticlimactic plot is leading up to an intense and thrilling volume three. Be the first to ask a question about The October Faction, Vol. Read 43 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is like Adams' Family meets Supernatural. The only reason this got 4/5 instead of 5/5 like the first is because something happens to Mr. Allen in this volume which I think isn't explained very well and which is wrapped up too quickly. October Faction » October Faction #2 - Tome 2 released by Delcourt on August 2020. -- but Worm's illustrations and the general vibe of this book have me sold.