23rd Sep2015

‘Doctor Who: Four Doctors #5′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Paul Cornell | Art by Neil Edwards | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp So, here we are. Cornell and Edwards have led us a merry chase these previous four issues, throwing in some genuine surprises, such as the identity of the architect of it all, some nice reminders of Who lore, […]

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21st Sep2015

‘Schismatic #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Andrew Adams | Art by Rachael Briner | Published by Schismatic Comics Once upon a time, if you wanted to get your own comic book published you would have to jump through a few hoops, work on a few Big Two (Marvel and DC) books and build up enough name recognition to be […]

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16th Sep2015

‘Exit Generation #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Sam Read | Art by Caio Oliveira | Colours by Ruth Redmond | Covers by Ramon Villalobos, Joe Mulvey | Published by ComixTribe A beloved topic in science fiction writing is that of dwindling resources, and the effects of overpopulation on the planet as a whole. This is the starting point of Exit […]

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14th Sep2015

‘Mutafukaz’ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written and Drawn by RUN | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 120pp Well this was a little bit different, as I knew it would be when I saw the ‘Disapproved by the Comics Code Authority’ gag logo on the cover, and a quote from the good Dr Wertham inside. (if you don’t know your […]

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14th Sep2015

‘Universe War One: Collected Edition’ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written and Drawn by Denis Bajram | Published by Titan Comic | Format: Hardback, 288pp I came into this review thinking I had never previously heard of Universal War One, but after doing a little bit of research realised I had in fact come across it before. Several years ago, Marvel Comics published a translated […]

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11th Sep2015

‘Surface Tension #4′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written and Drawn by Jay Gunn | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Surface Tension is now approaching the conclusion of its 5 issue story, and Jay Gunn has left himself plenty of plot strands to tie up. We have seen some hints and clues here and there, and a measure of back […]

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07th Sep2015

‘Doctor Who: Four Doctors #4′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Paul Cornell | Art by Neil Edwards | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Issue 4 of 5 of the Dr Who Event, and after the events at the end of last issue we know we are very much into the home straight. The Event for those coming in late, is the […]

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26th Aug2015

‘Doctor Who: Four Doctors #3′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Paul Cornell | Art by Neil Edwards | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Well, here we are, at the Issue 3 midway point of the Dr Who Event, the ‘event’ being a 5 comic mini-series published weekly and teaming up the Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth incarnations of The Doctor. For the […]

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20th Aug2015

‘Doctor Who: Four Doctors #2′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Paul Cornell | Art by Neil Edwards | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp After such a strong start to the Dr Who Event, the ‘event’ being a 5 comic mini-series published weekly and teaming up the Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth incarnations of The Doctor, I was curious to see if writer […]

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13th Aug2015

‘Doctor Who: Four Doctors #1′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Paul Cornell | Art by Neil Edwards | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Hands up if growing up watching Dr Who the episodes you remember the most were the ones where different incarnations of the Doctor teamed up, time paradox be damned. They were always fun and memorable, and often the […]

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12th Aug2015

Graphic Novel Review: ’13 Coins’

by Dean Fuller

Written by Martin Brennan, Michael B. Jackson | Art by Simon Bisley | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 192pp 13 Coins Volume 1 collects together issues 1-6 of the 13 Coins mini-series, which was previously published by Corinthian Productions. The initial thing that caught my eye was the pedigree of the creative people […]

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05th Aug2015

‘Doctor Who: The 10th Doctor – Vol 2.’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Robbie Morrison | Art by Daniel Indro, Eleonora Carlini | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 128pp Every time I read a Dr. Who comic book it just reminds me what a perfect character he is for the comic book form. If anything, the unlimited budget and special effects of the comic […]

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04th Aug2015

‘Scarlett Couture #4′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written and Drawn by Des Taylor | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp So here we are, the final issue of what has been both a strong addition to the Titan Comics stable, and an interesting first attempt at writing and drawing comic books by Des Taylor. Before starting this I had two […]

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04th Aug2015

‘Surface Tension #3′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written and Drawn by Jay Gunn | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Surface Tension has been a bit of an up and down ride so far, very promising first issue followed by, for me, a slightly lacklustre second issue. I still like its premise and concept, just want a little more ‘bang […]

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31st Jul2015

‘The Blacklist #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Nicole Philips | Art by Beni Lobel | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp I approached The Blacklist #1 with some nervousness, being both not a watcher of the television series on which it is based (though I hear good things, and who doesn’t love James Spader?) and not in general […]

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24th Jul2015

Graphic Novel Review: ‘The 6 Voyages of Lone Sloane Vol. 1′

by Dean Fuller

Written and Drawn by Phillipe Druillet | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 72pp Before reading this edition of ’6 Voyages..’  I had been aware of Philippe Druillet as a personality, but not any of his work. He has been very influential in European art circles since the 1970′s, (the hero of this volume […]

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22nd Jul2015

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Ring of Roses’

by Dean Fuller

Written by Das Petrou | Art by John Watkiss | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 144pp Well this one has been around the block a bit before being dusted down and dressed up with shiny new colouring by the ever inventive lot at Titan Comics (the original books were black and white). They […]

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17th Jul2015

‘Rivers of London #1: Body Work’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel | Art by Lee Sullivan | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp You can approach this issue, and this series, in two ways. One, like me, as a novice to the world of Peter Grant, already the star of a series of novels by Ben Aaronovitch. Or […]

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10th Jul2015

’21st Century Tank Girl #2′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Alan Martin | Art by Jamie Hewlitt, Jim Mahfood, Philip Bond, Brett Parson, Jonathan Edwards, Craig Knowles, Warwick Johnson-Cadwell | Published by Titan Comics Not sure if this is an easy review to write, because it is essentially more of the same as last issue, or a hard review to write as I […]

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06th Jul2015

‘Scarlett Couture #3′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written and Drawn by Des Taylor | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Behind yet another gorgeous cover, Des Taylor enters the home stretch of his 4 issue miniseries. We get more of the same, which for me is perfectly fine. ‘Give them what they want’ seems to be Des Taylor’s theme running […]

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01st Jul2015

‘Surface Tension #2′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written and Drawn by Jay Gunn | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Issue 1 of this series proved to be a pleasant surprise, steering clear of many of the clichés and pitfalls similar series have suffered from. New boy Jay Gunn proved very adept at plotting, scripting and illustrating last month’s issue […]

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30th Jun2015

‘Doctor Who: The 12th Doctor #8 – The Fractures Pt. 3′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Robbie Morrison | Art by Brian Williamson | Published by Titan Comics Before getting into the actual review, can I say how refreshing it is that Titan Comics are making this series accessible, by having the first page devoted to a quick reminder of who the main players are, and a ‘Previously’ recap […]

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