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Uncle Aloysius takes Courtney to Romania, where she encounters a tribe of nomadic gypsies with a dark secret, and a young woman in danger of losing her heart, or worse, her humanity, to a handsome gypsy violinist. Can Courtney save her? Should she even bother? After all, this is Courtney Crumrin we're talking about. It's old world monsters in new world style in this fourthUncle Aloysius takes Courtney to Romania, where she encounters a tribe of nomadic gypsies with a dark secret, and a young woman in danger of losing her heart, or worse, her humanity, to a handsome gypsy violinist. Can Courtney save her? Should she even bother? After all, this is Courtney Crumrin we're talking about. It's old world monsters in new world style in this fourth volume of the critically acclaimed graphic novel series featuring everybody's favorite pre-teen curmudgeon—Courtney Crumrin This volume collects the two one-shot specials: COURTNEY CRUMRIN AND THE FIRE THIEF'S TALE and COURTNEY CRUMRIN AND THE PRINCE OF NOWHERE....

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Courtney Crumrin's Monstrous Holiday Reviews

  •  Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books)
    2019-01-07 19:01

    Courtney goes with her great-uncle Aloysius on a trip to Eastern Europe. Of course, she manages to get herself in trouble, fighting for the underdog, including a patch of Gypsy werewolves, one of which is in love with a landowner's daughter. Oh, did I mention that Courtney has a boyfriend! But it's not as good as it sounds. Because her boyfriend is a vampire, and he's draining Courtney of her lifeforce and humanity. Courtney feels so disconnected and apathetic, this isn't sounding so bad to her. But her uncle loves her deeply, and he's not about to lose her to a creature of eternal darkness. I think this might be my favorite in the series. I hope I am able to continue reading. I think my library is all out of these. Darn!

  • Daniel
    2019-01-06 15:15

    E prica najzad uzima nekako svoj pravi zamah. Puno razmisljanja i teskih pitanja na koji ne postoje odgovori.

  • colleen the convivial curmudgeon
    2019-01-16 12:55

    3.5I may have mentioned once or twice (or thrice) how much I love these new editions of the Crumrin books with color. The color really adds depth to Neifah's illustrations - even when the story itself is in the dark, so we're mostly dealing with various shades of greys and blues and purples.Anyway - This story was definitely on the sad side. It combines two short stories which are, as the title suggests, episodes which happen during the course of holidays that Courtney takes with Uncle A. But more than the specifics of the story, they really deal a lot with Courtney's loneliness and her relationship with Aloysius - the way these two strange individuals rub along together, sometimes together but often at odds.Poor Courtney wants so much from Uncle A - a family and friend and mentor - and he, being so closed off for so long, just doesn't really know how to be what she needs.My favorite part, by far, is when another character sort of takes A to task for expecting too much of Courtney. ^_^***My only real complaint with the stories is that the second seems rushed, especially the end. A lot seems to happen very quickly, and I think some of the emotional punch is lost in its brevity.That said, it left me wanting more - and I'm happy to know that more's coming. For the longest time I thought this was mostly the end of the series, aside from some stand alones about A when he was younger, but there's another coming out in trade soon, and I'm very excited. :>

  • Allie
    2018-12-25 20:05

    So there's 7 books in this series, but my local libraries only have this 4th book. Hmmm. As annoying as that is, this was good. At first I wasn't sure if I liked the illustrations, but they grew on me; they're different but cool. I was hoping this wasn't going to be 'cute', and thankfully it wasn't. It was gothy. I liked it! (Now I just need to bug my library to get the other 6 books.)

  • Aubrey Joy
    2018-12-27 12:18

    This book was a great continuation of the first three. I think this one has been my favorite so far because she gets into some trouble, but that causes some cool additions to the plot...Read more here! Joy

  • Orrin Grey
    2018-12-23 19:03

    As I've established before, I am completely in love with Ted Naifeh's Courtney Crumrin books. This fourth volume finds Courtney and her Uncle Aloysius traveling in Eastern Europe where they encounter werewolves and vampires. No need to roll your eyes, though, because Naifeh does with those tropes the same thing he's done throughout the Courtney Crumrin stories. Which is to say he makes them great.While the werewolf story isn't quite on par with Mike Mignola's brilliant "The Wolves of St. August," it's definitely a new twist on the legend, and one that feels a lot like, say, the best of the Hammer horror films. The vampire tale, on the other hand, may offer little that's new but is still one of the best takes on vampires I've seen in a long time, showing exactly what's missing from most of their modern incarnations.Unlike previous volumes, Courtney Crumrin Volume 4 is composed of only two stories (or "chapters," or whatever), though each of them is about twice as long as normal, so the volume is the same length as previous ones.Sadly, this is pretty much the last Courtney Crumrin volume that's been released so far (excepting A Portrait of the Wizard as a Young Man). As before, I recommend that anyone who hasn't checked out Courtney Crumrin before do so, as they're among the best stuff I've read in, well, ever.

  • Wayne McCoy
    2019-01-07 19:22

    Volume 4 of Courtney Crumrin collects 2 stories, The Fire Thief's Tale and The Prince of Nowhere. For the uninitiated (as I was), Courtney is a young girl who is sent to live with her uncle, a great wizard. As it turns out, Courtney has an aptitude like her uncle. She also has a boundless sense of curiosity that lands her in dangerous situations more often than not.In the first story, Courtney finds herself amid two star-crossed lovers in Romania. She is a town girl and he is a gypsy. The problem is he is also a werewolf. In the second story, Courtney makes friends with a vampire who wants Courtney to join him. Courtney seriously considers this. The way these stories are handled makes them more interesting than the way they are typically handled. Courtney is a spunky, likable heroine with the proper air of teenage weariness. Courtney's uncle comes across as dour and disapproving, possibly from constantly having to save his niece. While the stories feel like they are from an older era, they are set in the modern age. Possibly because he is constantly having to care for his wandering niece. Story and art by Ted Naifeh are wonderful and I will be revisiting this world.I was given a review copy of this graphic novel by Diamond Book Distributors and Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Thank you for letting me review this graphic novel.

  • Tays
    2018-12-25 12:04

    Uh huh, yea well, I did not expect it to be a collection of the other two one-shots I just read. HAHAHAHA.It's basically a compilation of The Fire Thief and The Prince of Nowhere. Now I have reviewed both stories separately. So if you're a bit more interested with that, check out the separate Goodreads pages for those one shots.Anyhow, this volume though, it's a bit edgy than the first few one's. There's only two stories within it and the monsters you're being introduced aren't that unusual. So basically, it's a bit more relatable. Werewolves and vampire have technically been around literature for so long, so it's not that hard to comprehend except for the fact that these are the types of monsters within the Crumrin Universe. Aside from a few adjustments, I'm pretty sure you'll be familiar with them at one point. The stories are good. The writing is flourished. You'll get around it easily. Though personally, I liked the previous volumes better than this. I feel like, it could've used a little more weirdness in it.

  • Cara
    2019-01-12 18:12

    This installment was actually really sad. Poor Courtney! But the ending was really sweet.

  • DelAnne Frazee
    2019-01-14 14:15

    Title: Courtney Crumrin Volume 4: Monstrous Holiday Special Edition Author: Ted NaifehIllustrator: Warren Wucinich Published: 10-9-2013 Publisher: Diamond Book Distributors/Oni Press Pages: 128 Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels Sub Genre: Fantasy; Fiction ISBN: 13-9781934964927 ASIN: B00NYE45ZU Reviewer: DelAnne Reviewed For: NetGalleyRating: 4.5 Stars . Courtney Crumrin Volume 4: Monstrous Holiday Special Edition actualley contains two stories; "Courtney Crumrin and the Fire Thief's Tale" and "Courtney Crumrin and the Prince of Nowhere". Courtney, is a typical teenager filled with sarcasim and angst against adults who has been sent to liver with her Uncle Aloysius,A reknowned and talented wizard. She too has a strong magical talent. "The Fire Thief's Tale" is about a young proper girl's romance with a gypsy boy who happens to be a werewolf. "The Prince of Nowhere" tells of a vampire who invites Courtney to join him. Which was surprising to me. Both stories have beautiful illustrations to accompany them and help fires the imagination of the reader. Suitable for younger readers. My rating is 4.25 out of 5 stars.I received a copy of Courtney Crumrin Volume 4: Monstrous Holiday Special Edition from NetGalley and the publisher in exchange for my honest review. As I am able to read a bit about the books before I choose. I try to choose books that appeal to either myself or someone I am intending to give a copy of the book to as a gift. I have been lucky not to get many ARCs that have not met my expectations. I try to be honest in my rating and the opinions and comments expressed are my own.Amazon link: and Noble link: link: Reading Room link:

  • Karissa
    2019-01-22 19:54

    This is the fourth (and final?) book in the Courtney Crumrin series. There is a follow up series called the Courtney Crumrin Tales, which is supposed to give more background on Courtney's uncle. This book was probably my least favorite of the series; it just had a lot of things happen in it that didn't make a whole lot of sense. The sudden inclusion of werewolves and vampires (and the loss of focus on Night Things) made me feel like Naifeh was trying to cater to the whole teenage girls with werewolves/vampires trend.This installment consisted of two chapters. The first dealt with a group of werewolves and a young boy and girl in love. Courtney tries to help the boy and girl be together, but finds that nothing is as simple as it seems. The second chapter deals with Courtney meeting a handsome boy that only she sees; she falls in love with him but he is not what he seems to be.The theme of this installment in the series seems to be romantic love. Courtney is trying to believe in love and help it along, but again and again she is shown that the truth is much harsher. It is kind of depressing overall, you see Courtney's dreams and hopes dashed over and over again.The drawing is in keeping with previous installments. I missed the Night Things and wondered why Naifeh decided to set this in Europe with traditional paranormal creatures. Courtney doesn't really develop her witchcraft any more; this book just seemed so not in keeping with the Courtney we've come to know and love.That's not to say the story wasn't engaging; it was a quick read and interesting. I enjoyed it, I just thought it was less exciting and more depressing than previous books in the series.Overall a decent book in this series, but my least favorite. The story is kind of depressing and Courtney seems much more melancholy than in previous books. I still highly recommend this series for fans of fantasy graphic novels.

  • a_tiffyfit
    2019-01-12 12:03

    A_TiffyFit's Review: I requested this at Netgalley because of the cover; it looked intriguing. And I must get the first three volumes and this one when it comes out because I found this totally enchanting. The storyline pulls you in quickly, even when you have no idea what is going on or the background story. You quickly get absorbed into this world with its lovely illustration and tale. My heart clenched as Courtney thinks that it was all for nothing at the end of Chapter One! I screenshot a couple pages to share with you. Courtney is feisty and adorable and I laughed out loud when she was running from this wolf chanting, "STUPID! STUPID! STUPID!" I know I've been in a position where I'm yelling that at myself, how about you? lolThe facial expressions are really well done and I found them very moving. I really adored Courtney's little bat clip and her empathetic heart. I don't want to give much away, but I must say that I really want the rest of this series now and it's going on my Christmas list! Add it to your Goodreads: can pre-order Volume 4 at

  • Virginia
    2019-01-09 12:14

    These books/comics had interesting, lovely character development. This was my favorite among them, but wouldn't have been possible without referencing things and experiences the characters had in previous stories. It is more serious than the others, I would say, because both the emotional involvement and the danger happens to rather than around the main characters. I look forward to finding the rest! The plots repeat tales as old as time, but the details gift you with Naifeh's insights into people and how they learn and interact, and learn to interact. With... more or less success and plenty of peanut gallery commentary. His fairy tale characters don't make choices our heroine wants them to, and who could blame them when she's idealizing them like, well, kind of like sometimes she thinks things should work like they do in fairy tales (though other times she clearly objects to the way things might have gone in a fairy tale). Rather than just being fairy tales with a twist however, the stories are all new, or at least ones you would be more likely to find in someone's blog or shakespeare than brothers grimm.The illustration style is full of mood, impressive detail, and plenty of libraries and gorgeous old german towns and countryside. And the book, like volumes 1-3, is beautifully bound with an embossed satin hardcover and a ribbon bookmark. I think the feel of the book increased my enjoyment of the story a great deal. It feels old, solidly made, just a little bit whimsical or magical perhaps, and kind of like it was taken off the shelves in one of the fantastical libraries it paints so well.

  • Sara Thompson
    2019-01-16 16:20

    I love the Courtney Crumrin graphic novels. These are very reader friendly. This is the fourth book of the series (in double checking I noticed that there are several versions of this book with different names and I don't know why but this one is the official vol 4 of the series).Courtney Crumrin is a great character that should be loved by all. She's a young girl who is sent to live with her uncle who is a great "wizard" and she discovers she has magic as well. More importantly she has curiousity and a sense of justice that pulls her into the most amazing adventures.In this volume, Courtney goes with her uncle to Romania and encounters werewolves and vampires. It's an interesting group of stories.The werewolves are gypsies and are being hunted by the local men of the area. Courtney risks everything to save the werewolves in the name of love and what's right.Her uncle takes her on the second part of their journey where Courtney meets a lonely young man. It doesn't take the reader long to understand what this young man is but Courtney is so lonely and sad that she doesn't care that the boy may kill her so long as she has just one person who understands how she feels.It was a touching story about life and risk. What are we willing to risk for love and/or affection.The book is not a fairy tale with a moral but I can see how one can easily turn it into a discussion of humanity. You get a real sense of Courtney's pain in this book that you didn't see in the others but you also see a slightly different side to her uncle.The great thing is that this book can stand alone. But I highly recommend reading them all.

  • Nicola Mansfield
    2019-01-06 12:17

    This book is different that the others in that instead of being four small chapters this time, while remaining the same size, the book has been split into two long chapters which could almost be considered short stories. I think this book could be read as a stand alone as none of the content is dependent on the previous material except for the relationship the previous readers will have developed with Courtney by this time. Courtney has gone on a trip with Uncle Aloysius, mentioned at the end of Vol. 3, to Europe. The night things play no part in this volume but instead Courtney and her uncle meet up with traditional creatures of the night. In chapter one they meet up with werewolves and in chapter two it's vampires. All the things I've come to love about Courtney are still present in this volume though Courtney's attitude suffers a bit of a blow as she finally comes to realize that she has always been lonely. Courtney and Uncle A's relationship also finally starts to show signs of warming. The five year lag between books 3 and 4 have me worried about the likelihood of seeing a volume 5 anytime soon. The ending certainly leaves room for one and I'd love to see Courtney come back to learning the full potential of her powers.

  • Ren Rabbit
    2018-12-25 15:00

    I am a huge fan of the Courtney Crumrin series. And there are a lot of great elements in this volume as well, save for the fact that it becomes pretty racist halfway through, which completely ruined the entire book for me. Whereas Romanians apparently have no trouble speaking English without a ridiculous accent of course the same can not be said about Germans, who are next to impossible to understand and wear nothing but Lederhosen and other ridiculous garb. (Lederhosen are a typically *Southern* thing by the way, assuming we all run around like this all day long would be like Germans depicting all Americans in cowboy outfits or in military uniforms shooting unarmed civilians.) There is nothing remotely funny or humorous about warming up age-old stereotypes either and I doubt Naifeh would have dared depict people from say, Africa, Arab countries or Native Americans like this. Guess some peoples are more equal than others, eh. Sorry Mr. Naifeh, but while my love for Courtney and uncle A.'s adventures remains unbroken my opinion of you personally has dropped considerably after this utter crap. 1.5 stars.

  • Natalie
    2019-01-13 13:11

    I received this ARC from NetgalleyI've been a fan of Ted Naifeh ever since I read Courtney's first adventure.Courtney Crumrin is that type of girl I think we can all relate to. She appears to be alone even though she's with her family. She has an awesome uncle who helps her to grow has a person and into her magic.This graphic novel sees us go on more adventures with her. In some ways we see some of the old Courtney, her loneliness appears on her travels with her uncle. Even though she goes through some tough times you find yourself gasping in shock or laughing at little things that happen throughout.The art work itself is fantastic. It suits the storylines and the creatures look unique enough to seem real. Compared to the last 2 collections this one seems more darker (colour and story wise) but this really works in this Monstrous Holiday.So if you like your adventures a bit on the dark side based on characters that use magic rather than super powers and actually seem realistic this book and series is for you!I've already ordered a copy for myself and will be re-reading the comics.

  • Deborah Ideiosepius
    2019-01-16 19:55

    I have loved all of the Courtney Crumrin books, this one took me by surprise; I did not know there was another one out.This graphic novel was a little more dark, unhappy and angst ridden than the previous ones, I also got a sense of dissociation from Courtney's character that was missing from the self assured Courtney of previous books. At first this rocked me and I did not like it but then I realised that of course, Courtney is heading toward teenage-hood so it is quite appropriate. Also, this is her first trip overseas and culture shock can be a pretty major event.A couple of the images though still drawn to be totally recognisable as Courtney Crumrin, also have tiny signs of her growing up which is both good (characters have to develop to stay viable) and sad because Courtney is such a fascinating vibrant character as a child that it is a bit nerve racking to see what she might grow up into.... But, then, isn't it always?

  • Stephanie Cover2CoverBlog
    2019-01-05 18:22

    Volume Four: Monstrous Holiday was a very different turn in the Crumrin series. We experience Courtney reverting back to her old ways of depression and loneliness like in the first volume. The only difference being, now she knows magic and can use it. I really enjoyed this volume. It is a little darker than the first three, since Courtney is depressed, but it also grows the character depth of both Courtney and Uncle A. I love Ted Naifeh and these books. Courtney is a fun little girl who stands up for her beliefs but is also vulnerable and needs some taking-care-of. Uncle A is still mysterious but not as much as in Volume 1 and you are learning more and more about him as the series progresses. I love the full color in these, it really adds to the details but also to the macabre feeling of it all. I really cannot get enough of these volumes and truly recommend them for people that enjoy comics and graphic novels like Bear, Johnny the Homicidal Maniac, and Lenore.

  • Katri
    2019-01-13 17:02

    Whoah and whoah and whoah. I thought I loved the previous Courtney Crumrin volumes, but this one impressed me even more. Or specifically, the second story did, the one about vampires. The first one about werewolves was also very good, but not outstanding - that alone would have gotten a four-star rating from me. But the second story was the only modern incarnation of vampire stories I've found besides the German musical Tanz der Vampire which actually gets vampires and what is fascinating and dangerous about them to humans. The danger is real and dark, it's not just an added spice of pseudo-danger to add a little excitement to an idea of forbidden love. The fascinating is equally real, and all the more captivating and dangerous as it gets us exactly where our weakest, most sensitive points are and is in a danger of transforming us completely - a transform that we want, yet had better not. I can only applaud Ted Naifeh.

  • Gigi
    2019-01-15 14:19

    The relationship between Uncle A and Courtney is taken to the next level in this volume. In this volume the adventure that Courtney took in this book uncover more of Uncle A's mystery background. The friends that Courtney befriended throughout this book turns out into something that is much more entertaining and builds one's curiosity of the relationship that she is/will have. The relationship between Courtney and Uncle A seems to progress into a better stage towards the ending of this book. In the last page of this book, it made me wonder and even more curious of who Uncle A really is. The ability that he has and used throughout the whole book amazes me. Courtney's behavior and decisions let me understand of her feelings better than ever. Now I wonder how this story will turn in the next book. A great read for a fiction, mystery and the "dark creatures."

  • Courtney
    2018-12-29 14:11

    Courtney and Uncle A go on a trip to Europe! Altogether, it manages to turn out even more melancholy than the usual stories, including that of Skarrow. The ending of the book especially (oh Uncle A... T_T). The last panel kills.Courtney's parents are not actually present in the story, but manage to be shown as even worst examples of human beings than they usually are. Personally, I'm really hoping that things go better in the next book - everything's just going down sh*t creek without a paddle for Courtney in this one, really, and what little faith in humanity she had to start with actually manages to lower. That said, this is still probably my favourite book in the series, probably only lessened by the fact that it's vampires and werewolves and not some neat new monster or faerie creature.

  • Matt
    2019-01-11 16:10

    Great stuff. Courtney's innate valor and selfishness both take their toll in these stories involving vampires and werewolves. It's far too easy to give too much away here, but romance and heartbreak are prominent themes. Made cynical by seeing love fail too often, Courtney is in danger of choosing a kind of romantic oblivion. Her Uncle A isn't very good at expressing emotion, but only an act of love from the old man can save her.It's the first time Courtney's actually been saved in the series. Really rescued, almost against her will. I'm not sure what I think about that, but it gave her heroic uncle a (final?) chance to shine.For more on comics, humanity, morality and the world check out The Stupid Philosopher, aka a place where I put my words.

  • Mmmhhmm
    2018-12-27 15:04

    The book is still fun, the art is still wonderful, but Courtney's emo side really got to me. By the time we get to the vampire arc, listening and watching her brood while her uncle is literally fighting tooth and nail to keep her safe is aggravating as hell. In this story Courtney finds out her beloved uncle Aloysius is slowly dying and will be dead in a matter of months, if not sooner. Courtney, who has always shown to be aggressive and never backing down, does nothing with this information. We see her mope for a single panel and that's it. Then there's more emo-drama with the emo-vampire. There's an awesome fight scene with Aloysius, but it's short.Still fun, but annoyed by the fact Courtney has no guilt about the guy she straight up MURDERED in the last book.

  • Laura
    2018-12-23 12:55

    Vampires and Werewolves. I'm already rolling my eyes. But I'm definitely giving Naifeh some credit, its not your typical vampire/werewolf story. And the dark humor continues a bit, theres more backstory with the uncle, and even gypsies. Granted I apparently may have missed volumes 2 & 3 before reading this one, its still easy enough to follow. These books are very quick reads, not sure if they are worth buying but I'm already sucked into the plot. This one I thankfully read in the bookstore, I didn't care for it as much as the first one. I would have liked to see more unusual characters, more of that dark humor, and more character development.It took me A WHILE to figure this out, but this volume contains both The Fire-Thief's Tale and the Prince of Nowhere.

  • Sarah
    2018-12-28 13:58

    Somewhat more disjointed that the previous collections, this volume follows Courtney on her holiday with her great-uncle as they encounter the monsters, in man and beast form alike, in a fictional Eastern European setting. While Courtney’s constant curiosity and adventurous spirit are on full display as she confronts evils in all forms, the focus is closed in on her changing relationship with Uncle Aloysius and her own struggle to maintain her hope and humanity in the face of such terror and heartlessness. The ending is somewhat confounding, leaving an opening to continue the series, which I hope will be forthcoming, as Courtney is a complicated heroine with plenty of room to grow.

  • Jason
    2019-01-06 14:02

    It's been a few years since we've had a new Courtney Crumrin, but Naifeh doesn't miss a beat with this latest addition to the canon. This one's a little darker than the others admittedly, but it is painfully realistic in its depiction of the relationship between Courtney and her uncle. They have a deep love for each other, but are beset by misunderstandings and missed attempts to connect with each other. This actually seems to me to be more the focal point of the book than the actual events, which are pretty exciting in and of themselves. Also, you don't have to be familiar with Courtney's previous escapades to be able to appreciate this volume.

  • Aleece
    2019-01-21 17:16

    Courtney and her uncle are traveling through Europe where they run into werewolves and vampires.I enjoyed this graphic novel and I liked that while it was in color it had a darker undertone that made the pictures dreary (in a good way) and wonderful to read and look at. The illustrations were beautifully done and the story was divided into two longer chapters each focusing on an individual story but are connected as well. I would recommend this book for all that like graphic novels, the dark and mysterious as well as teens.I received this advanced copy from Oni Press through Netgalley in exchange for my honest review

  • Diana
    2019-01-18 13:18

    Courtney Crumrin's adventures continue. In this volume Courtney travels with her great uncle to Eastern Europe. Being overseas doesn't stop Courtney from getting into trouble, or more to the point - letting trouble find her. Through these adventures she finds herself growing more distant with her uncle and has more difficultly trusting anyone. This leads to her feeling lonely and easily substitutable to falling in love with someone that is manipulating her need for companionship...which (obviously) becomes life threatening. These editions continue to be stunning, with beautiful art and colour to match a story that is both so well character driven and fast-paced.Excellent read!

  • Susannah
    2019-01-17 11:53

    Courtney's story continues in a narrative divided into 2 parts. On holiday with her Uncle, the first story involves werewolves, and the second involves vampires. What ties them together though is Courtney's continued sadness over the death of the fairy boy, and her uncle's inability to help her. This causes her to lash out in adolescent ways, and to seek solutions, and validations, in the actions of those around her. However, the motives of those involved inevitably cause Courtney trouble when they do not have her best interests at heart. Another dark installment in the saga of Courtney from Mr Naifeh.