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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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Reviews: The Unworthy Thor

November 3, 2016 | 1 Comments

The Unworthy Thor #1, Jason Aaron, Olivier Coipel, Matthew Wilson, Marvel Thor is not the man, or god, that he once was. Since the events of Original Sin a whispered secret in his ear has...

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Reviews: Star Trek – Boldly Go

October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Star Trek: Boldly Go #1, Mike Johnson, Tony Shasteen, IDW I’ve been a Trek fan since I was knee-high to a Tribble, but I must confess I rarely dabble in the novels and comics spun...

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The Electric Sublime #1, W. Maxwell Prince, Martin Morazzo, Mat Lopes, IDW I really enjoyed W Maxwell Prince’s unusual, thoughtful and intriguing Judas: the Last Days back in early 2015 (reviewed here), and Morazzo I...

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Reviews: Bond is back with Hammerhead

October 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ian Fleming’s James Bond, 007: Hammerhead #1 Andy Diggle, Luca Casalanguida, Chris Blythe Dynamite Entertainment (variant cover art by Robert Hack) I’ve really been enjoying the new James Bond comic series by Warren Ellis which...

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Reviews: One Hundred Nights of Hero

October 13, 2016 | 2 Comments

One Hundred Nights of Hero, Isabel Greenberg, Jonathan Cape “Is it a true story?” “It could be.” I’m tardy with this review, I meant to have it up a couple of weeks ago or more,...

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Angel City #1, Janet Harvey, Megan Levens, Nick Filardi, Oni Press “Hollywood. Tinseltown. The land of glamour and possibility. Show up on the bus. Get a soda at Schwab’s. Become a star. That’s the dream...

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