Graphic Novel Review: The Knights of Mars

Castle in the Stars by Alex Alice
Castle in the Stars: The Knights of Mars #3
by Alex Alice

5 out of 5 stars


Seraphin and his father are working to keep the secrets of aether out of the hands of the Prussians, and trying to track the whereabouts of the missing Bavarian king. Eventually, their search will lead them to the red planet, Mars.

I love this graphic novel from start to finish! The artwork is delicate yet bold, with beautiful colors, clear action, hilarious character expressions, gorgeous designs, and emotional scenes.

The story is full of suspense, adventure, and family! I loved the friendships, the family dynamics, and the history that made this a deep and emotional tale.
I love the main character, Seraphin, more and more in every book. He’s brave and loyal and true. He meets every challenge with intelligence and resilience. I loved seeing him learning and taking more responsibility in this volume.

The supporting characters are varied and unique, from the scientists to the evil Prussian spies. Each person rings true and real.

I can’t wait to read more volumes in the series!

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