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Reviews: Love, life and art in Left

June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Left, Steven Ingram, Blurred Lines Comics I’ve seen Steven Ingram’s Left series several times at comics fairs, but as there were multiple volumes to catch up I usually ended up buying some of his other...

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The Weatherman #1, Jody LeHeup, Nathan Fox, Dave Stewart, Steve Wands, Image Comics Another week and another pretty damned fine first issue of a new series from Image. It’s gotten to the stage where several...

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Plastic Man #1, Gail Simone, Adriana Melo, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Simon Bowland, DC Comics (variant cover artwork by Amanda Conner and Dave Johnson) I’ve had a tremendous soft spot for Jack Cole’s Plas going right back...

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Reviews: Ant-Man and the Wasp #1

June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ant-Man and the Wasp #1, Mark Waid, Javier Garron, Israel Silva, Marvel Comics I must confess I’ve not read a lot of Ant-Man comics over the years, and I was among the doubters when Marvel...

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Sir Edward Grey Witchfinder: the Gates of Heaven, Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, D’Israeli, Clem Robins, Michelle Madsen, Dark Horse Comics It’s always a pleasure to have any new Mike Mignola works to read, and in...

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The Prisoner, Peter Milligan, Colin Lorimer, Joana Lafluente, Simon Bowland, Titan Comics Patrick McGoohan’s mind-twisting The Prisoner is pretty much the definition of cult television, a show that was as fascinating and perplexing as it...

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Reviews: Love and Life in China – Our Story

April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our Story: a Memoir of Love and Life in China, Rao Pingru, Square Peg/Vintage Books “All we children knew about them was that books were among the good things of this world.” This was an...

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Scene & Heard: Times Like These, David Ziggy Greene, September Books I’ve admired David Ziggy Greene’s refreshing style of comics reportage for several years, and still have a nice, signed copy of his first, self-published...

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The Inking Woman, Edited by Nicola Streeten and Cath Tate, Myriad Editions Comics and cartooning have often been labelled something of a boy’s club, both in terms of creators and most of the readership, and...

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The Highest House #1, Mike Carey, Peter Gross, Fabien Alquier, IDW Publishing The arrival of any new tale by Mike Carey is always going to ping my reading radar, be it comics, prose or his...

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