BOOK REVIEW: Crosstalk

BOOK REVIEW: Crosstalk

5 Sep, 2017

Connie Willis is an exceptional genre writer. Her 17 novels and numerous awards testify as much. In Crosstalk she puts her considerable talents to the test in what is described on the cover as a sci-fi rom-com. Wait. For those put off by that tag, let’s examine the evidence.

COMIC REVIEW: God Country TP Vol 1

COMIC REVIEW: God Country TP Vol 1

16 Aug, 2017

Is it possible to tell an original story featuring Gods and humans and a magical doodad? Donny Cates (Buzzkill, The Ghost Fleet) might have just pulled it off with this collected edition of God Country from Image Comics.

COMIC REVIEW: Curse Words TP Vol 1

COMIC REVIEW: Curse Words TP Vol 1

1 Aug, 2017

Sometimes you need more than Harry Potter or Gandalf to save the day. Sometimes you need Wizord. Welcome to the wonderful world of Curse Words. This trade collects 5 issues under the title Vol 1: The Devil’s Devil.

BOOK REVIEW: The Rift by Nina Allan

BOOK REVIEW: The Rift by Nina Allan

21 Jul, 2017

It’s always exciting to discover a genre voice with a different perspective. I read Nina Allan’s 2014 debut The Race last year which I thought had huge potential. On completion of her new novel The Rift I knew that potential had already been reached.

COMIC REVIEW: The Dying and The Dead: Special Edition TP

COMIC REVIEW: The Dying and The Dead: Special Edition TP

8 Jun, 2017

In 2015, prolific comic book writer Jonathan Hickman teamed up with artist Ryan Bodenheim to release issue 1 of the unusual The Dying and The Dead. It created a new mythology and now, the first 3 issues are collected in this Special Edition as issue #4 is released.