COMIC REVIEW: The Heralds Of Destruction

COMIC REVIEW: The Heralds Of Destruction

15 Dec, 2017

Doctor Who has always been my first Sci Fi love and although my passion for it as a franchise has cooled significantly since the reboot with Christopher Eccleston, the classic Doctors will always have a place in my heart(s) .  So it is with much rejoicing that I begin to read Paul Cornell’s Heralds of Destruction.

COMIC REVIEW: Evolution #1

COMIC REVIEW: Evolution #1

2 Dec, 2017

The 80s are very now, thanks to the likes of Netflix’s Stranger Things and the recent cinematic It. The cover of Image Comic’s latest offering looks very of the moment. In other words, very retro. Evolution looks very intriguing, with odd lettering and a quiet disturbing depiction of an upside down head on the cover.

COMIC REVIEW: Rose Volume One: The Last Light

COMIC REVIEW: Rose Volume One: The Last Light

29 Nov, 2017

Sometimes we all need a little magic in our lives and with the new collection Rose from Meredith Finch and artist Ig Guara there’s plenty of it about. Rose lives in a world that used to contain magical creatures known as Khatz, who were somehow linked to virtuous humans known as Guardians: temperance, justice and courage.

COMIC REVIEW: Gregory Suicide HC

COMIC REVIEW: Gregory Suicide HC

17 Nov, 2017

A futuristic tale of AI with a twist. A revolution against the human creators. I’m in. Welcome to the world of Gregory Suicide. The hook in Gregory Suicide is that the AIs are given cloned, flesh-and-blood bodies to inhabit. So they have the ability to be programmed but have physical human frailties. And of course, they rise up…

Charlies War: The Somme

Charlies War:  The Somme

13 Nov, 2017

Charlies War captures the conflict of the ‘Great War’ in an accurate and captivating narrative, with emotionally expressive and highly artwork.

COMIC REVIEW: Faceache Vol 1: The First Hundred Scrunges

COMIC REVIEW: Faceache Vol 1: The First Hundred Scrunges

8 Nov, 2017

Ken Reid’s seminal, funny, well crafted and unique comic strip character Faceache is compiled by Rebellion Publishing – breathing new life into a character which was always exciting and rebellious. This is a beautiful tribute to Ken Reid’s work and features an introduction by Alan Moore.

2000AD’s Finn: Eco Warrior, Lover, Cabbie

2000AD’s Finn: Eco Warrior, Lover, Cabbie

7 Nov, 2017

Pat Mill’s seminal, classic and Popular character Finn, featuring in 2000AD and recently the Judge Dredd Megazine, is an occult thriller with Pat’s trademark black, witty humour. This review features an exclusive interview with Pat recorded this month regarding this, one of his favourite characters

COMIC REVIEW: Underwinter Vol 1: Symphony

COMIC REVIEW: Underwinter Vol 1: Symphony

1 Nov, 2017

Music is an incredibly powerful and important art form. Trying to convey that power is something that writers have attempted time and again. While Underwinter Vol 1: Symphony is undoubtedly a horror comic, its creator, Ray Fawkes, manages to transport the reader into another world where the passion for music is almost tangible.

COMIC REVIEW: Ghost Stories of an Antiquary II

COMIC REVIEW: Ghost Stories of an Antiquary II

30 Oct, 2017

MR James is arguably one of the greatest writers of the spooky short story that there has ever been, so how do you update James’ shorts for the modern audience?

Absalom: Under A False Flag

Absalom: Under A False Flag

29 Oct, 2017

2000AD’s Harry Absalom – a British Hard Boiled Detective, with piercing insight leaking out of hollowed eyes, keeping England safe from demonic murderous presences while attempting to protect his family and find his kidnapped grandchildren.