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Flight of the Raven, Jean-Pierre Gibrat, EuroComics/IDW I first saw Gibrat’s Flight of the Raven as Le Vol du Corbeau several years ago in a bookstore in the Saint Michel area of Paris that was...

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Remembering

June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

D-Day, the 6th of June (Schulz after Mauldin)...

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D-Day

June 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

6th June, 1944, a day not to be forgotten… (page from Omaha Beach on D-Day by Jean-David Morvan and Severine Trefouel, with photographs by Robert Capa, who was there, camera in hand to document that...

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The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded, Jim Ottaviani, Leland Purvis, Abrams Comicarts I’ve long been fascinated with the life and work of Alan Turing, the remarkable British mathematician and boffin (and if anyone deserves the...

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Reviews: back in the air – Johnny Red #1

November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Johnny Red #1, Garth Ennis, Keith Burns, Titan Comics Johnny Red was a character in Battle, a British weekly war comic of the nineteen seventies and eighties, well known and loved for many years, the...

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The good guys at Titan books facilitated an interview for James with, well let’s be brutally honest, one of his very favourite writers, and an artist he doesn’t stop talking about: Garth Ennis and Keith...

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Omaha Beach on D-Day, Jean-David Morvan, Severine Trefouel, Photographs by Robert Capa & Magnum, translation by Edward Gauvin First Second “It’s not always easy to stand aside and be unable to do anything except record...

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We blogged a few months ago that the family of the late Sven Hassel had decided to adapt some of his classic, internationally bestselling (the series has racked up some fifty three million sales worldwide over...

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Reviews: A Sailor’s Story

July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Sailor’s Story, Sam Glanzman, Dover Publications A Sailor’s Story is an exceptional War Comic, it’s creator Sam Glanzman is the protagonist of the story, and indeed, gives a brutally honest history of his time...

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Le Train de Michel, Jed Falby, Halsgrove Publishing It’s 1944, and after years of desperate struggle, the tide is finally turning in the battle against the once seemingly invincible Nazi hordes – Russians advance in...

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