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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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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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