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Slaine: The Book Of Scars by Pat Mills, Simon Bisley, Glenn Fabry, Mick McMahan and Clint Langley (graphic novel review).

March 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Slaine: The Book Of Scars by Pat Mills, Simon Bisley, Glenn Fabry, Mick McMahan and Clint Langley (graphic novel review).

For UK fans of a certain, um, ‘vintage’, ‘Slaine’, alongside ‘Judge Dredd’, ‘Rogue Trooper’ and the ‘ABC Warriors’ is one of the classic ‘2000AD’ characters. Bringing axes, monsters and muscles to the comic’s usual SF/post-apocalyptic stories, ‘Slaine’ also referenced Celtic legends, giving a mythological feel to all the bloodshed. Even for the eternally teen-age ‘2000AD’, […]

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A.B.C. Warriors: The MEK Files 01 by Pat Mills and a variety of artists (graphic novel).

May 18, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
A.B.C. Warriors: The MEK Files 01 by Pat Mills and a variety of artists (graphic novel).

In many respects, the ‘A.B.C. Warriors’ was created on the success of ‘Ro-Busters’ that featured the sarcastic Ro-Jaws and his partner Hammerstein (which is having another release in November). Rather than dwell on that partnership, this series targeted Hammerstein when he was a sergeant in military life and capitalise on the mega-violence of when robots […]

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Slaine: The Book Of Scars by Pat Mills, Clint Langley, Mick McMahon, Glenn Fabry and Simon Bisley (graphic novel review).

November 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Slaine: The Book Of Scars by Pat Mills, Clint Langley, Mick McMahon, Glenn Fabry and Simon Bisley (graphic novel review).

‘Slaine: The Book Of Scars’ is a beautiful book. Not only is it packed with some of the most gorgeously bloody fantasy artwork ever to grace the pages of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic (‘2000AD’ in case you’ve been living in the Underworld for the last 35 years), but it’s also packed with trivia, observations and […]

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Nemesis The Warlock: Deviant Edition by Pat Mills, Kevin O’Neill & Jesus Redondo (book review).

September 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Nemesis The Warlock: Deviant Edition by Pat Mills, Kevin O’Neill & Jesus Redondo (book review).

Attention, you who listen to the word of Tomas Torquemada. If you missed the blood and guts in colour in the previous volumes of my battles with that alien monster, Nemesis The Warlock, then look no further than this latest ‘Deviant Edition’. See my death and resurrection and how I ruthlessly achieve my aims. Behave. […]

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Slaine: The Grail War by Pat Mills, Nick Percival, Steve Tappin and Massimo Belardinelli (graphic novel review).

April 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Slaine: The Grail War by Pat Mills, Nick Percival, Steve Tappin and Massimo Belardinelli (graphic novel review).

‘Sláine: The Grail War’ is a graphic novel collecting stories from 2000AD progs 1032-1049, 1090, 1099 and the 2000AD Annual 1985.The first bit of the book isn’t ’The Grail War’ but a story entitled ’King Of Hearts’ in which Sláine MacRoth, to give our hero his full name, teams up with William Wallace to fight […]

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The Complete Nemesis The Warlock Volume 3: Books 8-10 by Pat Mills, David Roach, John Hicklenton, Clint Langley, Henry Flint, Kevin O’Neill and Carl Critchlow (graphic novel review).

April 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Complete Nemesis The Warlock Volume 3: Books 8-10 by Pat Mills, David Roach, John Hicklenton, Clint Langley, Henry Flint, Kevin O’Neill and Carl Critchlow (graphic novel review).

The opening book has Nemesis The Warlock admit that his stand on good and bad is ambivalent as he actually gets turned on by the excitement of his actions, much to Purity Brown’s disgust. However, although he might show some of the same harsh decisions, he also does good by his actions and that of […]

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The Complete Nemesis The Warlock Volume 2: Books 5-7 by Pat Mills, Kevin O’Neill, Bryan Talbot, John Hicklenton and Tony Luke (graphic novel review)

March 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Complete Nemesis The Warlock Volume 2: Books 5-7 by Pat Mills, Kevin O’Neill, Bryan Talbot, John Hicklenton and Tony Luke	(graphic novel review)

In some respects, things are getting bad for Nemesis The Warlock in these ‘Complete Volumes’. Ten years down the line, he is slightly enchanted and engaged to Magna, unaware of her involvement in his wife’s death. I think this fact, unless a story was omitted, is as surprise to the reader as well and I […]

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The Complete Nemesis The Warlock Volume 1 – Books 1-4 by Pat Mills, Kevin O’Neill, Jesus Redondo and Bryan Talbot (book review).

February 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Complete Nemesis The Warlock Volume 1 – Books 1-4 by Pat Mills, Kevin O’Neill, Jesus Redondo and Bryan Talbot	 (book review).

‘Nemesis The Warlock’ was one of ‘2000AD’s oddest series when I was younger reading the title. Reading it again now is a reminder of how prevalent the series was about prejudice. Hardly surprising really when it was based off the Spanish Inquisition and even more peculiar in that humans were the villains of the piece […]

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Savage 2: The Gov’nor by Pat Mills and Patrick Goodard (graphic novel review).

September 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Savage 2: The Gov’nor by Pat Mills and Patrick Goodard (graphic novel review).

A graphic novel collection set in ‘another Britain’, neat shorthand for an alternative historical milieu, ‘Savage’ is the story of Bill Savage. He was a lorry driver, until his family was killed when the Volgans invaded Britain in 1999. Now he is a leader in the Resistance and has a cover identity as Bill Carter, […]

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