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Nick Cave – Mercy on Me, Reinhard Kleist, SelfMadeHero “I’ve been contemplating suicide, but it really doesn’t suit my style…” I’ve been a huge admirer of Reinhard Kleist’s work going right back the best part...

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Moneypenny, Jody Houser, Jacob Edgar, Dearbhla Kelly, Simon Bowland Dynamite Entertainment (cover artwork by Tula Lotay) Regular readers of the blog and our Twitter will no doubt have noticed that I have really been enjoying...

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Reviews: blood will flow in Redlands

August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Redlands #1, Jordie Bellaire, Vanesa R Del Rey, Clayton Cowles, Image Comics There has been a bit of buzz among readers and our own staff about the first issue of Redlands landing this week, so...

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Reviews: Hellboy returns with Secret Nature

August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hellboy and the BPRD: Secret Nature, Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Shawn Martinbrough, Dave Stewart, Dark Horse Comics It is never a bad day when there’s a new issue of Hellboy to be read! On racks...

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Reviews: high-flying fantasy in Elsewhere

August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Elsewhere #1, Jay Faerber, Sumeyy Kesgin, Ron Riley, Thomas Mauer, Image Comics Another New Comic Book Day and the start of another new Image series catching my attention as I peruse the racks of new...

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Venice, Jiro Taniguchi, Fanfare/Ponent Mon A while back you may recall Wim in one of his Continental Correspondent columns discussing a series of travel comics commissioned by famous fashion house Louis Vuitton, each by a...

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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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