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Alien Bones by Chris ‘Doc’ Wyatt and Chris Grine (graphic novel review).

October 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alien Bones by Chris ‘Doc’ Wyatt and Chris Grine (graphic novel review).

When I was a kid, I read comics like ‘Tintin’, ‘Asterix’ and loads of others whose titles I can’t remember even though their spaceships and alien worlds are still clear in my memories. I loved the exploration, danger, sometimes difficult to understand plots and, most of all, the slightly creepy feeling of isolation those books […]

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The Art Of Ramona Fradon (book review).

September 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Ramona Fradon (book review).

I pulled my copy of ‘The Art Of Ramona Fradon’ back in the spring and only have found a spot to get it read, My first impressions with a flick through was the text size was too large but loaded with art. On closer inspection when I started to read was I wish all the […]

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Batman: Detective No. 27 by Michael Uslan and Peter Snejbjerg (graphic novel review).

September 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Batman: Detective No. 27 by Michael Uslan and Peter Snejbjerg (graphic novel review).

I pulled ‘Batman: Detective No. 27’ by writer Michael Uslan and artist Peter Snejbjerg with an interest in how was a 2003 graphic novel using Batman was done when Bruce Wayne was only a detective. A large part of the book follows Allan Pinkerton after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the rise of […]

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American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1940s: 1940-1944 by Kurt F. Mitchell with Roy Thomas (book review).

September 28, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1940s: 1940-1944 by Kurt F. Mitchell with Roy Thomas (book review).

As Kurt Mitchell points out in the introduction to ‘American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1940s: 1940-1944’, there are very few people alive who remember this era anymore and it needed experts alive on the subject so Roy Thomas roped him in. He went through 5,000 comicbooks for research. Don’t think the size of the comicbooks […]

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Fleetway Picture Library Classics Presents Jet-Ace Logan (graphic novel review)

September 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Fleetway Picture Library Classics Presents Jet-Ace Logan  (graphic novel review)

I have to confess that I haven’t heard of ‘Jet-Ace Logan’ but am aware of one of its artists Ron Turner who drew the final two stories in this volume. The first two are drawn by German artist Kurt Caesar. Only the third story has a writer acknowledgement for David Motton. If you thought someone […]

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Fleetway Picture Library Classics Presents Larrigan (book review).

September 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Fleetway Picture Library Classics Presents Larrigan (book review).

A long while back I did query the Book Palace about seeing some of the other books they published and they included two others with this month’s issue of ‘Illustrators’. The first, ‘Fleetway Picture Library Classics Presents Larrigan’ is a western series illustrated by Spanish artist Arturo Del Castillo (1925-1992). Here we have all four […]

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Assassin’s Creed #001 (comic-book review).

September 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Assassin’s Creed #001 (comic-book review).

From its origins as a video game, the ‘Assassin’s Creed’ franchise has successfully been spun out into a number of different media, including graphic novels and comics. The central idea is that there are two hidden forces at work in the world and have been for centuries. One is trying to bring humanity into a […]

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TwoMorrows Publishing needs help looking for missing 3 pages of the True Divorce story titled ‘The Model’

July 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
TwoMorrows Publishing needs help looking for missing 3 pages of the True Divorce story titled ‘The Model’

Help TwoMorrows Publishing find the  following images for our upcoming book JACK KIRBY’S DINGBAT LOVE! Make Jack Kirby’s FINAL UNPUBLISHED STORIES look as good as possible when they’re finally published and keep us from having to restore lesser images! If you have photocopies, scans, or originals, please email publisher John Morrow at: twomorrow@aol.com or call […]

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Moebius: the man, the legend (video documentary: comic-book genius).

July 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Moebius: the man, the legend (video documentary: comic-book genius).

Here’s an hour-long documentary on the life and career of the French comic-book creator, Moebius (the creative pen-name of Jean Giraud), a great influence on Federico Fellini, Stan Lee and Hayao Miyazaki. His best-known creation was Western-themed Blueberry, created with writer Jean-Michel Charlier. As Moebius he created Arzach and the Airtight Garage of Jerry Cornelius. […]

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Marvel’s phase 4 movies schedule announced.

July 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s phase 4 movies schedule announced.

Want to know when the new Thor movie, Black Widow film, or next Doctor Strange flick is hitting in the coming 12 months and beyond? Of course you do. You’re only human, after all. So, here’s the big reveal of Marvel’s phase 4 at San Diego Comic Con.

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