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World War Tank Girl #1, Alan Martin, Brett Parson, Titan Comics (cover art by Shaky Kane) I’d somehow managed to hear anything about this in advance, but that fabulous Shaky Kane cover artwork grabbed my...

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Pause and Remember

November 11, 2016 | 1 Comments

(above, a detail from The Great War by Joe Sacco, header image from Charley’s War by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun) The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the silencing of...

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Review: Red Baron

February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Red Baron Volume 3: Dungeons and Dragons Pierre Veys & Carlos Puerta Cinebook So far, this has been a difficult thing, I really enjoyed Volume 1, yet found Volume 2 a disappointment, lacking the punch of...

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Reviews: Dreaming Eagles #1

January 7, 2016 | 1 Comments

Dreaming Eagles #1, Garth Ennis, Simon Coleby Aftershock Comics It’s 1966, and Reggie, a middle-aged African-American man stands outside his business as dusk falls, staring up into the sky – longingly? Nostalgically? – at the...

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Comic Combatives by Jack Kirby Pfc

December 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Expectations were surpassed by this museum. Not far from the Essex St. subway on the island of Manhattan in New York city, a bright light shines out onto this very dark and wet November evening....

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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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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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In 2014 I chatted to Simon Ward, who edited the tenth volume of Charley’s War for Titan Publishing. Some quotes from the conversation were used in an article that was published in the last issue...

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