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Daughters Of The Dragon: Samurai Bullets TPB by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Khari Evans (graphic novel review).

March 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Daughters Of The Dragon: Samurai Bullets TPB by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Khari Evans (graphic novel review).

I’ve known Colleen Wing and Misty Knight from the early days in the black and white Marvel’s ‘Deadly Hands Of Kung Fu’ magazine and their first formation of their Nightwing Restorations’. In today’s century, they are also employed as bondswomen, usually for super-villains and who they run after if they jump bail. All of which […]

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Back Issue #111 April 2019 (magazine review).

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Back Issue #111 April 2019 (magazine review).

For Back Issue # 111, the subject is alternative realities. As we’re already in an alternative reality where super-humans are the norm, this does need more elaboration? A little. For Marvel, it is a look at their ‘What If…?’ comicbook series exploring alternative choices wiuth the Watcher as host to what really happened in their […]

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Comic Book Creator #19 Winter 2019 (magazine review).

March 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Comic Book Creator #19 Winter 2019 (magazine review).

For starters with this 19th issue of ‘Comic Book Creator’, we have the concluding part of the interview with underground/small press creator Mary Fleener and why she does cubism as well as cartooning. Although I’m not familiar with her work, she chats well and you get insight into the people she associates with. After that, […]

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The Expanding Art Of Comics by Thierry Groensteen translated by Ann Miller (book review).

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Expanding Art Of Comics by Thierry Groensteen translated by Ann Miller (book review).

The sub-title of the book ‘The Expanding Art Of Comics’ is ‘Ten Modern Masterpieces’ which should give away the nature of this material. French writer Thierry Groensteen treats this globally so don’t expect the usual candidates, well, other than ‘Watchmen’. I also have a feeling, you’ll be like me, and not know most of the […]

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Trish Trash: Rollergirl Of Mars Omnibus (Trish Trash Graphic Novels) by Jessica Abel (graphic novel review).

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Trish Trash: Rollergirl Of Mars Omnibus (Trish Trash Graphic Novels) by Jessica Abel (graphic novel review).

‘Trish Trash: Rollergirl Of Mars Omnibus’ is a graphic novel by Jessica Abel with background and design by Lydia Roberts and colours by Walter. I’m not sure what background and design mean. Originally released in three parts, the story is here collected into one big lovely edition with full colour printed on shiny paper. Anyway, […]

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Royal Mail says “Hulk: STAMP!” with new Marvel postage stamps.

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Royal Mail says “Hulk: STAMP!” with new Marvel postage stamps.

Royal Mail are pleasing fans of the Marvel comic-books with a new 15-stamp set illustrating various capes from the comic books. The ten main stamps show Spider-Man; Hulk; Thor; Iron Man; Doctor Strange; Captain Marvel; Peggy Carter; Black Panther; Captain Britain and Union Jack. A further five stamps are part of an exclusive short comic […]

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Indigo Prime: Anthropocalypse by John Smith, Edmund Bagwell, and Lee Carter (graphic novel review).

February 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Indigo Prime: Anthropocalypse by John Smith, Edmund Bagwell, and Lee Carter (graphic novel review).

‘Indigo Prime: Anthropocalypse’ collects three stories from the ‘Indigo Prime’ series that originally appeared in Britain’s greatest comic magazine ‘2000AD’. All are scripted by John Smith and the artists are Lee Carter and Edmund Bagwell, who has sadly departed this vale of tears. First up is ‘Dead Eyes’ with art by Lee Carter which doesn’t […]

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Jack Kirby Collector Seventy-Five: Kirby & Lee: Stuf’ Said!: The Complex Genesis Of The Marvel Universe (review).

February 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Jack Kirby Collector Seventy-Five: Kirby & Lee: Stuf’ Said!: The Complex Genesis Of The Marvel Universe (review).

The Jack Kirby Collector # 75 is a special book-sized issue entitled ‘Kirby And Lee: Stuf’ Said!’ It’s an attempt by publisher John Morrow to tell the history of the creation of Marvel Comics in their words, mostly, of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. There are lots of other words included, not least those of […]

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American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1990s: 1990-1999 by Jason Stacks and Keith Dallas (book review).

February 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1990s: 1990-1999 by Jason Stacks and Keith Dallas (book review).

Mid-way through the 1990s, my lack of funds cut short my comicbook collecting, although from the looks of things, it was probably at the right time. Having read ‘American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1990s: 1990-1999’ by Jason Stacks and Keith Dallas, this at least confirm that decision. What a mess of egos, corporate spin and […]

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The Only Living Boy Omnibus by David Gallaher and Steve Ellis (graphic novel review).

February 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Only Living Boy Omnibus by David Gallaher and Steve Ellis (graphic novel review).

‘The Only Living Boy Omnibus’, written by David Gallaher and illustrated by Steve Ellis features the entire saga collected into one magnificent edition in full colour and an extra twenty-page story to boot. I had never heard of it until now and so approached it with an open mind. My open mind was soon filled […]

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