03rd May2016

‘Assassin’s Creed: Templars #2′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Fred Van Lente | Art by Dennis Calero | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Assassin’s Creed: Templars was a welcome addition to the Assassins Creed universe, switching the focus as it did from the Assassins Guild to the Templar Order. As all the books and games have established, neither side […]

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29th Apr2016

‘The Troop #5′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Noel Clarke | Art by Joshua Cassara | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Ah, my favourite dysfunctional family book. Try as I might, I cannot find a better description for this book than X-Men/Fantastic Four on steroids. There’s also more than a passing nod to the self destructiveness of the […]

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27th Apr2016

‘Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor #2′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Gordon Rennie, Emma Beeby | Art by Brian Williamson | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Until reading last issue featuring the iconic Tom Baker Fourth Doctor, I had forgotten how much I enjoyed the character in comic book form. I was an avid reader of the Dr Who Marvel Comics […]

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22nd Apr2016

‘Samurai #2′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jean-Francois Di Giorgio | Art by Frederic Genet | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Whatever the other merits of the book, and there are quite a few so don’t get worried, what you will probably take away with you is the artwork. I don’t ordinarily review the artwork first, as […]

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20th Apr2016

‘Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #2.8′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Nick Abadzis | Art by Elena Casagrande | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Ah, the Tenth Doctor, a title I really want to like a lot more than I do. I am enjoying all the Titan Doctor Who books to varying degrees, but this one has been at the lower […]

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19th Apr2016

‘Heroes: Godsend #2′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Joey Falco | Art by Roy Allan Martinez | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp The first issue of this new Heroes Reborn mini-series was decent, without being much more. It is hard to be too critical of these Heroes mini-series, as I believe their heart is genuinely in the right […]

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18th Apr2016

‘Johnny Red #6′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Garth Ennis | Art by Keith Burns | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Johnny Red has been one of the stand out series for me this year, and one I genuinely look forward to reading every month. Ennis has taken the war comic format, and all the nostalgia that goes with […]

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15th Apr2016

‘Assassin’s Creed #7′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Anthony Del Col, Conor McCreery | Art by Neil Edwards | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp After last issue’s hectic pace I was curious to see if we were going to draw some breathe with this one, or that pace was just indicative of how this arc will play out. […]

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14th Apr2016

‘Rivers of London: Night Witch #2′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel | Art by Lee Sullivan | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp The first issue of the Night Witch arc was slightly odd in that the main characters of the book, PC Peter Grant and his boss Inspector Nightingale, barely featured. A lot of time was spent […]

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13th Apr2016

‘Doctor Who: The 9th Doctor #1′ Review (new ongoing)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Cavan Scott | Art by Adriana Melo | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Although by no means perfect, and admittedly coloured by more than a little nostalgia, I enjoyed the recent 9th Doctor mini-series (that’s the Christopher Eccleston incarnation of The Doctor of course) and am happy to see it […]

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12th Apr2016

‘Dark Souls #1′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by George Mann | Art by Alan Quah | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp The link between games, comics, television and movies (and assorted merchandise and toys of course) is growing stronger by the month seemingly, and there seems to be fewer and fewer franchises left that haven’t embraced the age […]

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11th Apr2016

‘Man Plus #3′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Andre Lima Araujo | Art by Andre Lima Araujo | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp I’m not entirely convinced Man Plus knows what it wants to be yet. Is it deliberately playing around with concepts and genres until it finds the ones that fit together the best, or is creator/writer/ […]

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07th Apr2016

‘Assassin’s Creed #6′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Anthony Del Col, Conor McCreery | Art by Neil Edwards | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp The first arc of this title, Trial By Fire, turned out to be great fun. Sure, it had a few ups and downs along the way but ultimately was a solid addition to the […]

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03rd Apr2016

‘Rivers of London: Night Witch #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel | Art by Lee Sullivan | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp The first Rivers of London arc, ‘Body Work‘, was a nice 5 issue jaunt, enjoyable throughout without ever really being an essential read. We got a nice grounding in the world of PC Peter Grant, […]

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31st Mar2016

‘Deus Ex: Children’s Crusade #2′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Alex Irvine | Art by John Aggs | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp The first issue of this series was a decent addition to the rather crowded dystopian near future/ cyberpunk comic book shelf. While giving us nothing particularly new to look at, it delivered on what it promised, helped […]

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27th Mar2016

‘Doctor Who: The 8th Doctor #5′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by George Mann | Art by Emma Vieceli | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Sometimes a book, a character, or a creative team, just don’t click for you no matter how hard you try to like them. The elephant in the room for me for example is Deadpool, never liked the […]

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25th Mar2016

‘Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Gordon Rennie, Emma Beeby | Art by Brian Williamson | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp If you asked the average long time Doctor Who fan, not the real fanatics of course who dissect the minutiae of every appearance and adventure, who they think of when they think of The Doctor […]

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24th Mar2016

‘Independence Day #1′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Victor Gischler | Art by Steve Scott | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Having read far too many movie tie-ins in my time, I have a observation to share. Tie-ins that use the source material but add to it, such as storylines that run alongside the main story or ones that […]

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23rd Mar2016

‘Assassin’s Creed: Templars #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Fred Van Lente | Art by Dennis Calero | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp The good thing about the Assassin’s Creed universe is that it has almost unlimited potential for stories, due to the Assassins Guild/ Templar Order feud running down through the centuries. You can pretty much use any […]

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18th Mar2016

‘The Troop #4′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Noel Clarke | Art by Joshua Cassara | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Along with Johnny Red, The Troop has consistently been at the top of my list to read whenever a new issue appears. Both books have been of an as high, if not even higher, quality as Marvel […]

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16th Mar2016

‘Heroes: Godsend #1′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Joey Falco | Art by Roy Allan Martinez | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Once again we delve into the Heroes Reborn universe, where this time around we take a look at the character of Farah Nazan. For those that came in late Titan Comics are publishing several mini-series based […]

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14th Mar2016

‘Samurai #1′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jean-Francois Di Giorgio | Art by Frederic Genet | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp A film in book form is the closest term of phrase I could find to sum up my first impressions of Samurai #1. On first flick through, without even reading the text, I just thought what a […]

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