The Dam Keeper: World Without Darkness

The Dam Keeper: World Without Darkness

Beyond the dam lies certain death?this is something every citizen of Sunrise Valley knows well. Yet, when a poisonous black tidal wave carries Pig, Fox, and Hippo over the dam and into the wastelands, they don?t find death. Instead they find bustling cities, each with their own dams. Pig can't help but wonder, who is the mysterious dam keeper behind it all? But he doesn't h Beyond the dam lies certain death?this is something every citizen of Sunrise Valley knows well. Yet, when a poi...

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Title:The Dam Keeper: World Without Darkness
Author:Robert Kondo
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Genres:Sequential Art
ISBN:9781626724
Edition Language
English
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:160 pages pages

The Dam Keeper: World Without Darkness Reviews

  • Stacy
    Aug 10, 2018
    I didn't enjoy it as much as the first one, but it doesn't stop me from wanting to read the next book. ...
  • Kevin
    Aug 05, 2018
    Another entry in this quirky series. I liked the movie short and first book so decided to keep reading. Of course it had to end on another cliff hanger ... Interesting characters and some enjoyable illustrations. (I am not trying to pad my books read this year numbers, I promise, just ...
  • Chris
    Jul 27, 2018
    Marvelous illustrations, with a delightful balance of beauty, darkness, and quirk. They are somehow epic, haunting, and silly all at the same time. Just as with the first book in the series, I wanted more weight and substance to the story--all of the right elements are there, it's just...
  • Cynthia
    Aug 28, 2018
    Another fascinating installment in this gorgeous series! ...
  • Lynn
    Aug 11, 2018
    Second installment is gorgeous and perhaps almost ethereal. The story line remains mysterious and it is not really clear what is going on in this world. For me this adds to the intrigue but may not always work for young readers who often prefer their plotlines to be crystal clear. ...
  • Edward Sullivan
    Aug 07, 2018
    The adventure continues. Visually striking but not as compelling a story as the first. ...
  • Jessica
    Jul 10, 2018
    I can't believe that I failed to write an actual blog review for the first entry in this series, because I fell for it hard. Kondo and Tsutsumi have created this beautiful world that is also filled with darkness. It's a world that pits cute, sometimes fuzzy, lovable characters against ...
  • Sharon Tyler
    Jun 21, 2018
    The Dam Keeper: World Without Darkness is a graphic novel written by Robert Kondo and illustrated by Dice Tsutsumi. It is currently scheduled for release on July 10 2018. It is the second book in the series, and I have not read the first. I think that reading the series in order is rec...
  • La Coccinelle
    Aug 12, 2018
    I didn't enjoy this one quite as much as the first installment. It's still a beautiful-looking graphic novel with a unique style, dreamy and colourful. But this one felt a little more aimless. I couldn't remember what the three friends were supposed to be doing, and the story didn't re...
  • Faith Tydings
    Sep 16, 2018
    I love this series. The illustrations are beautiful and the story line is intriguing, fast paced, and fun. Can?t wait for the next one! ...
  • Karissa
    Aug 19, 2018
    This is the second book in The Dam Keeper series and was a very well done continuation of that series. I continue to really enjoy the illustration, the adventure, and the mystery behind the Dam Keepers. Our characters have ventured outside of Sunrise Valley into the great unknown. A...
  • Dakota Morgan
    Sep 03, 2018
    The Dam Keeper is such an intriguing series and features some of the most appealing, unique art I've seen in a long time. But each individual volume barely stands on its own. Here we have Pig and friends stealing a van with a crazy lizard and booking it across the desert to find the li...
  • Kristin
    Aug 06, 2018
    Beautifully drawn but incredibly slow. One volume a year, which takes about 15 minutes to read, is not enough to build an engaging story. ...
  • Emily
    Nov 05, 2017
    I still don't have a clue what's going on but it's pretty to look at. ...
  • Adela Cacovean
    Dec 28, 2017
    Review with pictures and the link to watch the animation here: http://vanillamoonbooks.blogspot.com/... The Dam Keeper: World Without Darkness is the second book in a graphic novel series for children, something I wish I had researched before requesting an e-book copy to review from N...
  • Deanna (Deanna Reads Books)
    Jun 24, 2018
    This review was originally posted on my review blog Deanna Reads Books When I started this comic, I have to admit I was very confused, because I didn't know that this was the second book in a series. The title and info on Netgalley, had nothing about this being a sequel, so when I sta...
  • Rebekah
    Jan 31, 2018
    We make leaps of progress from book 1 (re-read before starting this one). Again - the stand out of this book is the art. Its soft, its hard, its bright, and its fluid. ...
  • Emily
    Aug 26, 2018
    Beautiful art, just like the first, but the pacing is waaaay off and and rushed. ...
  • laurel [suspected bibliophile]
    Jul 18, 2018
    The adventures of Pig and his friends continue as they follow Frog, who claims to be able to get them back home before the next great wave. Along the way, they encounter other towns and villages who are able to survive from the wave...and all have the mark of the dam keeper. Everywhere...
  • Siina
    Nov 07, 2017
    The Dam Keeper: World Without Darkness isn't as strong as the first part, but it's still good in its looming darkness. I'm so amazed how well Kondo can pull this off and combines cute animals with such a heavy feeling. You can taste the sadness and peril while reading this and it's pla...
  • Becky B
    Jun 03, 2018
    Pig, Hippo, Fox and Van must get back to their town before the wave hits. But they?re a long way from home. Following Van?s advice for transportation leads them to some very interesting other towns. And Pig can?t help but notice things that remind him of his father in each and ev...
  • Crimson
    Aug 21, 2018
    I received an e-Arc via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review This book picks up where the first did. Pig and his friends are still outside Sunrise Valley and trying to find their way back home. They have about a week left before the next wave of Fog hits and in that time they'...
  • Ryan Fohl
    Aug 31, 2018
    The story continues. More mysteries. I think that frog is behind everything. This should all be one book. What I learned: pigs can pass for moles? ...
  • Calista
    Sep 03, 2018
    I loved the first book in this series. The art was stunning and the story had me in it's grip. The mystery was intense. With this second book, the art is beautiful, but it feels less crisp and the story was not as solid. It's good, but this second book let me down. I wonder if this is ...
  • Maggie Gordon
    Sep 25, 2018
    World Without Darkness is definitely a middle book. The art is still beautiful, but our characters are travelling at a brisk pace, making it hard to sink into the mystery of the series until the very end. Still a fun adventure, but lacking the dark atmosphere of the first book. ...
  • Rod Brown
    Oct 17, 2018
    The first volume didn't do much for me, but it was a quick read, and I had this second volume on hand from the library, so I just went ahead and slammed through it on a walk during a break at work. It was just more of the same: generic young adventurers meet what are supposed to be col...
  • Ben Smith
    Aug 07, 2018
    As beautifully illustrated as the first, and the story really starts to depart from what we?ve seen in the world of the Dam Keeper so far and heads further in a fantasy direction. This issue feels darker and more mysterious than the graphic novel and short film before it, and the end...
  • Julia
    Aug 16, 2018
    Beautiful, just like the first one. I can?t get over this artwork. This volume is much more colorful and bright, and not as scary, than the first one. Pig, Fox, and Hippo continue their journey, grow closer, and survive an epic encounter with a smoke monster as they try to get ba...
  • Sarah N
    Aug 04, 2018
    Some of the plot in this volume danced on the edge of unbelievable, but heck, the art is still top-notch and I?m still quite invested in this story. I?m definitely pre-ordering Vol. 3! ...
  • Nicole Westen
    Aug 06, 2018
    Just as beautiful and engaging as the first one. But the next one isn't coming out until next year ;-; *grabby hands* ...