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Grandville: Force Majeure, Bryan Talbot, Jonathan Cape (UK) Dark Horse (N America) To say I’ve been looking forward to this book for some time is an understatement – Bryan was kind enough to show me...

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Batman: White Knight #1 & #2, Sean Murphy, Matt Hollingsworth, DC Comics I somehow missed spotting the first issue of White Knight last month. Fortunately we had a copy still on the racks, so when...

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Magritte: This is not a Biography, Vincent Zabus, Thomas Campi, SelfMadeHero SelfMadeHero’s exellent Art Masters series continues with this look at one of the great kings of Surrealism, Rene Magritte, and appropriately enough this does...

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Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Volume 2, M.R. James, adapted by Leah Moore, John Reppion, Al Davison, George Kambadais, Abigail Larson, Meghan Hetrick SelfMadeHero Autumn winds blow, shaking the remaining leaves off the trees, the...

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Dan Dare #1, Peter Milligan, Alberto Foche, Jordi Escuin Liorach, Simon Bowland Titan Comics (cover artwork by Chris Weston; Dan Dare created by Frank Hampson et al) It’s no secret to long-time readers that I’m...

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Reviews: The Broker

October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Broker Wayne Talbot, Ruairi Coleman, Brian Corcoran, Timothy Brown, Miriam Abuin I had some time to spare and was passing through Birmingham, going from New Street station to Moor St station, and I exited...

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Reviews: Graphic Science

October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Graphic Science: Seven Journeys of Discovery, Darryl Cunningham, Myriad Editions Now here is one of 2017’s UK graphic novel releases that I’ve been eagerly awaiting. Quite a few years ago Darryl Cunningham was our cartoonist...

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Hellboy & the BPRD 1955: Occult Intelligence, Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Brian Churilla, Dave Stewart, Dark Horse (cover artwork by Paolo Rivera) The “young Hellboy” series that began with Hellboy and the BPRD 1952 (reviewed...

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Reviews: it’s a dog’s life – Talking to Gina

September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Talking to Gina, Ottilie Hainsworth, Myriad Editions Anyone who has ever shared their life and home with animals – dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, horses and many more – will already be aware of the enormous...

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Dastardly & Muttley #1, Garth Ennis, Mauricet, John Kalisz, Rob Steen, DC Comics I’m normally not into comics based on – here more inspired by – TV cartoons, much as I love some of those...

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