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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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Reviews: 4 Kids Walk into a Bank

January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

4 Kids Walk into a Bank #1, Matthew Rosenberg, Tyler Boss, Black Mask Studios I’ll admit that I picked the first issue of this new series up from this week’s new releases partly because I...

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Scotland Yardie, Bobby Joseph, Joseph Samuels, Knockabout Concise, spoiler-free review: insanely funny with a nice line in social commentary and multiple cultural references throughout. On and insanely funny. Yes, I know I said that already,...

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Reviews: a bun’s life – Sausage Party

September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sausage Party, Directed by Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon Starring Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Edward Norton An animated comedy from the minds who brought us Pineapple Express and This is the End. Have you...

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Reviews: Step Aside, Pops!

September 24, 2015 | 1 Comments

Step Aside, Pops! A Hark! A Vagrant Collection, Kate Beaton, Jonathan Cape (UK), Drawn & Quarterly (Canada/US) Oh, where to start with this wonderful collection… Those of you who read our blog will have already...

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Comics: “now you know”

September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Stjepan Sejic‘s “Now You Know” short comic made me smile – we are all more than aware that in certain areas of comics (especially fantasy and superheroes) the female leads frequently sport rather skimpy costumes,...

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Comics: Marvel sketches

July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over the last week or so Darryl Cunningham has been posting up images from the Marvel Sketchbook on his Twitter feed, and there have been some lovely wee gems among them. This recently posted one...

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Comics: a scientifcally accurate Ant-Man?

July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Clay Yount‘s scientifically accurate (well, more accurate than the usual comics!) take on incredibly shrinking superheroes like Ant-Man had me chuckling away (especially the Neil Degrasse Tyson comment): While you’re there you should check out...

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Comics: Kathy’s Star Trek cartoons

May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over in Tumblr land artist Kathy has an absolutely delightful array of cartoons riffing on the original 1960s Star Trek series (which is forever dear to my  geek heart). I always loved the little character...

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Competitions: It’s Even Bigger on the Inside!

February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

I’m sure that many of you, like me, remember the original Marvel run of the Doctor Who Weekly (then later the DW Magazine) back in the 80s. And among the features and comic serials (ohh, Dave...

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