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Reviews: Downtown Detroit with Abbott

January 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Abbott #1, Saladin Ahmed, Sami Kivela, Jason Wordie, Boom Studios (cover artwork by Taj Tenfold) Detroit, simmering in 1972, tensions between white and black at boiling point, stoked to an even higher pitch by racist...

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James Bond: The Body Issue 1 Written by Ales Kot, art by Luca Casalanguida, by Valentina Pinto, letters by Thomas Napolitano. Dynamite Entertainment Dynamite’s Bond series has so far featured writing from Warren Ellis, Andy...

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The 2000AD Preview – Prog 2065

January 23, 2018 | 2 Comments

2000AD Prog 2065 Preview – Out Weds 24th January...

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Reviews: It Don’t Come Easy…

January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

It Don’t Come Easy, Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Drawn & Quarterly I’ve loved the Angouleme-winning Dupuy and Berberian’s work for many years – I’ve even struggled through some of it in the original French (no...

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Reviews: Koshchei the Deathless

January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Koshchei the Deathless #1, Mike Mignola, Ben Stenbeck, Dave Stewart, Dark Horse The first New Comic Book Day of the New Year and, oh lucky me, there is some fresh Mike Mignola in among the...

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Hellboy: Krampusnacht, Mike Mignola, Adam Hughes, Dark Horse Now here’s a very timely seasonal treat for all the good readers (the bad ones aren’t allowed, they’re on a list and it has been checked twice):...

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Reviews: who betrayed who? Judas #1

December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Judas #1, Jeff Loveness, Jakub Rebelka, Colin Bell, Boom Studios Performing my normal early-morning perusal of the new titles at the start of New Comic Book Day, this one jumped out at me, something a...

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Reviews: The Curios of the Paper Moon

December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Curios of the Paper Moon, Kat Hall, One Little Apple Kat Hall’s charming fantasy The Curios of Paper Moon is available as a regularly updated webcomic, but I must confess I hadn’t come across it...

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Batman: Creature of the Night Book One, Kurt Busiek, John Paul Leon, DC Comics “What child wouldn’t want to be Batman, after all?” This is a bit of an unusual beast, a touch postmodern, a...

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Reviews: the very stylish Doctor Radar #1

November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Doctor Radar #1, Noel Simsolo, Bezian, Translated by Ivanka Hahhnenberger, Titan Comics This is one of those comics that I must confess I picked up for a quick browse largely on the strength of the...

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