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Reviews: Richard’s Best Of June 2013

July 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Each month I (usually) end up reviewing a fair amount of stuff, but there’s lots to read on the blog and occasionally I worry that these great books just don’t get the exposure they deserve....

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The Phoenix Weekender

July 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

Here we go, another Friday, another issue of the Phoenix drops through the letterbox to the delight of the Bruton household. How the weeks go by though – we’re up to issue 79 already, well...

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Windrush Issue 2 By T’sao Wei I rather enjoyed Windrush 1 when I saw it, a quirky and interesting sort of superhero comic, localism with powers, nothing cosmic, just extraordinary people attempting to do good...

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Grand Gestures By Simon Moreton Retrofit That I love this should really surprise no-one, my praise for Moreton’s work has been fulsome in the past, and I’ve repeatedly talked about his great potential as he...

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The Weekly 2000AD – Prog 1838

June 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cover this week – The Sinister part of Sinister Dexter by John Charles. Doesn’t really do much for me to be honest. Nice enough. Judge Dredd: Wastelands by John Wagner and Dave Taylor Second part...

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Reviews: The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil

June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil By Stephen Collins Jonathan Cape Stephen Collins is an accomplished, clever, funny cartoonist. His 4-page entry won the Observer/Cape prize in 2010, his Guardian cartoons are full of cutting comedy, fanciful...

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Reviews: Michael Parkin

June 27, 2013 | 1 Comments

Do you remember me enthusing a while ago about Michael Parkin‘s single page entry in Your Days Are Numbered? That was the strip called ‘great circles in the sky‘ that I thought was genuinely lovely...

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Review: Elemental Micah

June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Elemental Micah Volume 1: Just Exhale By Michael Georgiou Here’s a book that takes the old chestnut of a young man struggling to come to terms with new powers and attempts to breath new life...

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Reviews: Verity Fair # 5

June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Verity Fair # 5 By Terry Wiley IDCM Previous reviews – issue 1, issue 2, issue 3, issue 4. Verity Fair is another one of Terry Wiley’s excellent female creations, who come alive so easily...

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The Weekly 2000AD – Prog 1837

June 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

You know, I still don’t really get that Chris Weston cover. Individual bits of it are great and it does capture the current desolation of MC1, Weston’s art always a treat of course, but the...

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