Review of Orphan Blade by M. Nicholas Almand and Jake Myler

Orphan Blade by M Nicholas Almand and Jake Myler

My rating: 2 of 5 stars
Received: NetGalley
Publication date: December 3rd, 2014
Publisher: Oni Press
Genres & Themes: Graphic novel, Mature YA, Sequential Art, Monsters, Friendship.


Hadashi is a boy with simple dreams… but his life changes when a horrific accident maims his hand! Unable to hold a sword, he’s kicked out of his dojo home. But the Orphan Blade is no ordinary sword. When Hadashi comes across the abandoned blade, he finds that not only is he able to wield it – the sword seems to be wielding him! He’s not the only one interested in the Orphan Blade, though, and his ownership draws the attention of the Five Fingers of Death – a deadly group of mercenaries who have their own magical and deadly weapons.

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