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Pirate Fun, Colin Bell & Neil Slorance, Do Gooder ComicsĀ  Ohhh, where to start with this one? It was sooo much fun that after finishing reading it I am sitting here with a huge grin...

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Bizarre Romance, Audrey Niffenegger and Eddie Campbell, Jonathan Cape “Now Blanche lies on the bed and waits to become a page in the book…” I would happily read any book from Audrey Niffenegger or Eddie...

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Reviews: An Interview with a Vampire

February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

An Interview with a Vampire, Jake Parappa Hainey Still trying to belatedly catch up on several rather neat small press mini-comics I picked up a wee while back at the Edinburgh Comic Art Festival, and...

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Punk’s Not Dead #1, David Barnett, Martin Simmonds, Aditya Bidikar, Dee Cunniffe, Black Crown/IDW Publishing (cover artwork by Bill Sienkiewicz) I am just old enough to remember punk, but also be a bit too young...

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Reviews: exotica and espionage in Mata Hari #1

February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mata Hari #1, Emma Beeby, Ariela Kristantina, Pat Masioni, Berger Books / Dark Horse “A harlot? Yes, but a traitor, never!” Margaretha Geertruida Zell-MacLeod, better known to history as Mata Hari. Well before the new...

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Reviews: Sif Fox-Fighter

February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sif Fox-Fighter, MJ Wallace This was another comic picked up at the small press comic fair which I am belatedly getting round to, having bought several, put them aside then as usual got busy, had...

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Reviews: the eternal tangle – Best of Enemies

February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Best of Enemies:a History of US & Middle East Relations Volume 3, Jean-Pierre Filiu, David B, SelfMadeHero I have been waiting for this third volume in the Best of Enemies series for a while...

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Ruined, Craig Cunningham Another mini-comic I picked up at the Edinburgh Comic Art Festival was Craig Cunningham’s Ruined, a short collection of three wee black and white comic tales, and like another festival purchase, Curios...

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Motherlands #1, Si Spurrier, Rachael Stott, Felipe Sobreno, Simon Bowland, DC Comics/Vertigo (cover artwork by Eric Canete) We start with a glimpse of our main character, Tabitha as a young girl at school, and clearly...

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Reviews: Three Rooms in Valerie’s Head

January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Three Rooms in Valerie’s Head, David Gaffney, Dan Berry, Top Shelf “Valerie’s mind had three rooms: a front, a back and a cellar. If there was something she didn’t want to think about at a...

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