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Reviews: Generation Gone

July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Generation Gone #1, Aleš Kot, André Lima Araújo, Image Comics Another New Comic Book Day and the start of another new series from Image. Over the last two or three years in particular Image has...

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Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge, Leo Malet, Jacques Tardi, Translated by Kim Thompson, Fantagraphics I absolutely love the work of Jacques Tardi, from his hard-boiled crime tales (see here and here) to fantastical Jules Verne-esque yarns like...

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Reviews: Sacred Creatures #1

July 6, 2017 | 1 Comments

Sacred Creatures #1, Pablo Raimondi, Klaus Janson, Image Comics Kicking off its run with a double-sized issue, Raimondi and Janson’s Sacred Creatures is an intriguing beast (all the more so for making this first issue...

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Doom Patrol Volume 1: Brick by Brick, Gerard Way, Nick Derington, DC Comics/Young Animal Since the 1960s, the Doom Patrol has entertained readers with some of the weirdest and most distinctive characters in comic book...

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Flight of the Raven, Jean-Pierre Gibrat, EuroComics/IDW I first saw Gibrat’s Flight of the Raven as Le Vol du Corbeau several years ago in a bookstore in the Saint Michel area of Paris that was...

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A Castle in England, Jamie Rhodes, with art by Isaac Lenkiewicz, Briony May Smith, William Exley, Becky Palmer, Isabel Greenberg Nobrow Press Castles. There’s something wonderfully evocative about castles, our shared history in stone, some...

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The Realist: Plug & Play, Asaf Hanuka, Archaia I’ve been following Israeli creator Asaf Hanuka online for a good while (well worth following his Twitter feed), and was delighted when Archaia released a collection of...

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The Ether #1, Matt Garvey, Dizevez I’ve been hearing good things about Matt Garvey and Dizevez’s The Ether from colleagues in some other FP stores who had managed to get some copies in directly from...

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Destroyer #1, Victor LaValle, Dietrich Smith, Boom! Studios Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is one of those rare books which has become immortal – read and re-read by generation after generation for almost two hundred years now,...

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Luke Cage #1, David F Walker, Nelson Blake II, Marcio Menyz, Marvel (cover artwork by Rahzzah) Among this week’s new crop of releases was the first of a new Luke Cage series, by David F...

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