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Felix Leiter #1, James Robinson, Aaron Campbell, Dynamite (cover artwork by Mike Perkins and Andy Taylor) Dynamite has been going great guns with their recent James Bond series of comics (see here for a review...

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Scotland Yardie, Bobby Joseph, Joseph Samuels, Knockabout Concise, spoiler-free review: insanely funny with a nice line in social commentary and multiple cultural references throughout. On and insanely funny. Yes, I know I said that already,...

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The Can Opener’s Daughter, Rob Davis, SelfMadeHero “I thought boys were great. I wanted to punch every one of their cheeky little faces till they bled. Well, that’s what I thought I wanted to do...

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Reviews: Rocket Raccoon #1

January 4, 2017 | 2 Comments

Rocket Raccoon #1, Matthew Rosenberg, Jorge Coelho, Marvel (cover artwork by David Nakayama) If you’ve not been following the earlier storyline in which the Guardians of the Galaxy lost their ship in a battle on...

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Hook Jaw #1, Si Spurrier, Conor Boyle,  Giulia Brusco, Titan Comics It’s around four decades since Pat Mills and Ramon Sola gave us the infamous Hook Jaw strip in the equally famous/infamous Action comic, which...

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Reviews: California Kate – Hawkeye #1

December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hawkeye #1, Kelly Thompson, Leonardo Romero, Jordie Bellaire, Marvel (cover artwork by Julian Totino Tedesco) Hawkeye is one of those Marvel characters I rarely bothered with – to be honest that older costume just seemed...

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Oh Joy Sex Toy – Volume 1  Erika Moen  Periscope / Limerence The title says it all really. Joy and sex toys. That’s honestly it really. Joy and sex toys. In this, we get the...

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Reviews: Modern Slorance – the Berlin Issue

November 30, 2016 | 1 Comments

Modern Slorance: the Berlin Issue, Neil Slorance “Travel, Romance, Sandwiches!” As regular readers will already know, I am quite partial to a slice of Slorance, a modern comics delicacy in Scotland, and I tend to...

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A.D. After Death, Scott Snyder, Jeff Lemire, Image “Someone once told me that all the clues to your life lie in your first memory. Your fears, your strengths. What you’ll struggle with…  … This is...

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Reviews: Nick Hayes’ gorgeous Cormorance

November 24, 2016 | 2 Comments

Cormorance, Nick Hayes, Jonathan Cape Oh where to start with this remarkable read? I was deeply impressed with Nick Hayes’ debut, The Rime of the Modern Mariner (here’s a guest commentary by Nick on that...

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