11th Dec2018

‘Justice League Vol.1: The Totality’ Review (DC Comics)

by Phil Wheat

Written by Scott Snyder | Art by Jim Cheung, Jorge Jimenez | Published by DC Comics This iteration of the Justice League was never really my Justice League. The big five team of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, and The Flash (and the likes of Cyborg, Green Lantern etc.) were in fact the antithesis of […]

05th Dec2018

Wolverine Wednesday #19

by Ian Wells

It’s that time of the month again to go through all comics laced with more than a hint of adamantium. This month I will bring you up to speed on the previous two issues of Weapon X, X-23 #6 and then review the latest and LAST issue of Old Man Logan Weapon X #24-#25 Writers: […]

27th Nov2018

‘Elric Vol 1: The Ruby Throne – Deluxe Edition’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Julien Blondel | Based on the novel by Michael Moorcock | Art by Robin Recht, Didier Poli | Published by Titan Comics Elric. For me, one of the most frustrating characters in fantasy fiction. For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to like him. I’ve tried reading the books and the comics, […]

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22nd Nov2018

‘Rivers of London: Action at a Distance #2′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Andrew Cartmel | Art by Brian Williamson | Published by Titan Comics I loved the first issue of the new story arc that we saw last time round. Ticked quite a few boxes for me. We got some period adventure, which is always nice. We learnt something new, again, very nice. Some spotlight […]

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21st Nov2018

Panel Discussion #53 – La Muerta goes West Coast Punisher!

by Phil Wheat

Welcome back to another installment of Panel Discussion – this time featuring reviews of a handful of books that I’ve recently added to my pull list, including The Punisher, West Coast Avengers and La Muerta. The Punisher #3 Matt Rosenberg’s fantastic run on Punisher continues with issue three, which picks up from the cliffhanger ending […]

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20th Nov2018

‘Marvel Zombie #1′ Review

by Phil Wheat

Written by W. Maxwell Prince | Art by Stefano Raffaele, Rachel Rosenberg | Published by Marvel Comics Years ago I got hooked into the world of Marvel Zombies – the book which featured numerous Marvel superhero zombified by a virus, running rampant across the globe. I read pretty much everything that came out with the “zombies” moniker […]

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16th Nov2018

‘Robotech #14′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Simon Furman | Art by Hendry Prasetya | Published by Titan Comics I think it’s safe to say we are starting to enter payoff territory with this book. While it has never had a problem cueing up nice situations, or hinting at exciting developments, it has not exactly been quick to resolve them […]

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13th Nov2018

‘The Man of Steel’ Graphic Novel Review (DC Comics)

by Phil Wheat

Written by Brian Michael Bendis | Art by Jim Lee, Ivan Reis, Evan “Doc” Shaner, Ryan Sook, Kevin Maguire, Adam Hughes, Jason Fabok | Published by DC Comics A remorseless killer called Rogoal Zaar has arrived on Earth, bringing wide-scale death and destruction in his wake. Only Superman and his cousin, Supergirl, stand between Zaar and […]

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13th Nov2018

‘Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years’ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Can you believe it has been 10 years since the Marvel Cinematic Universe came to life with the release of the original Iron Man film back in 2008. I certainly can’t. I still remember trying to persuade my reluctant wife to come to see it, but at the time a boys own fantasy of some […]

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12th Nov2018

‘The Raid #4′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Alex Paknadel | Art by Budi Setiawan | Published by Titan Comics Last issue was an absolute stormer, helped in part by Alex Paknadel taking over as scripter from Ollie Masters. Masters obviously plotted out the entire arc, so kudos for that, but the devil in the detail last issue came from Paknadel […]

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07th Nov2018

Wolverine Wednesday #18

by Ian Wells

The Return Of Wolverine #2 Writer: Charles Soule | Artist: Declan Shalvey | Cover: Steve McNiven I have often criticised comics that ask more questions instead of giving answers as bad reads. However if there is a character that this story trope suits really well then it is Wolverine. It is especially effective in the […]

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06th Nov2018

‘Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jody Houser | Art by Rachael Stott | Published by Titan Comics So following on from the Thirteenth Doctor #0 issue, which was really good and should be sought out if you missed it, and of course a handful of episodes of the TV show, we finally get the first issue of The […]

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23rd Oct2018

‘The Raid #3′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Alex Paknadel | Art by Budi Setiawan | Published by Titan Comics Last issue, in the common vernacular, it was all kicking off. Good guy, bad guy, didn’t matter, everyone was facing challenges all over the place. Special forces cop Rama, known undercover as Yuda, is still protecting Teja, the cop falsely imprisoned […]

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19th Oct2018

‘Rivers of London: Action at a Distance #1′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Andrew Cartmel | Art by Brian Williamson | Published by Titan Comics The previous arc, ‘Water Weed’, was different in that it was the first written solely by Andrew Cartmel. No worry was necessary though, as it turned out pretty good, with I’m assuming creator/formerly co-writer Ben Aaronovitch serving as a sort of […]

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15th Oct2018

‘Shatterstar #1′ Review (Marvel Comics)

by Phil Wheat

Written by Tim Seeley | Art by Gerardo Sandoval, Carlos Villa | Cover by Yasmine Putri | Published by Marvel Comics A gladiator, a warrior, a hero…the man called Shatterstar has been many things, but one thing he’s always been is deadly. He’s not a man you want to cross or you’ll learn that fact […]

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10th Oct2018

‘Robotech #13′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Simon Furman | Art by Hendry Prasetya | Published by Titan Comics Last issue was the best for a good few issues, with a lot happening to really drive on storylines that had started to slow to a glacial speed. Obviously writers plot out their story arcs, or ‘beats’, over multiple issues so […]

09th Oct2018

‘The Punisher #1 & #2′ Review (Marvel Comics)

by Phil Wheat

Written by Matt Rosenberg | Art by Szymon Kudranski | Cover(s) by Greg Smallwood You can take The Punisher out of the War Machine… Punisher no longer has the War Machine armor, but he retained his newly acquired taste for big game, and he’s hungry for more. However, the paths to such perilous pursuits are […]

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03rd Oct2018

Wolverine Wednesday #17

by Ian Wells

The Return of Wolverine #1 Writer: Charles Soule | Artist: Steve McNiven | Inks: Jay Leisten | Colourist: Laura Martin | Letters: Joe Sabino My initial response after reading this issue was that it was a very solid story. A decent enough return for a very big character. After re-reading it my overall feeling was […]

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02nd Oct2018

‘Rivers of London: Water Weed #4′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Andrew Cartmel | Art by Lee Sullivan | Published by Titan Comics So here we are, the final issue of the ‘Water Weed’ arc, and although it has been enjoyable, it has also meandered a little here and there and has not quite offered up as much as it promised. I’ve certainly enjoyed […]

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01st Oct2018

‘Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer #4′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Max Allan Collins | Art by Marcelo Salaza, Marcio Freire | Published by Titan Comics This has been something of a romp, albeit a noir romp, and has been very enjoyable because of that. No high brow entertainment here, Collins has gone for crowd pleasing guns, fights, dames, and sex. Can’t really go […]

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26th Sep2018

‘Crucible of the Vampire’ Graphic Novel Review

by Phil Wheat

Graphic novel by Iain Ross-McNamee | Written by Iain Ross-McNamee, John Wolkskel, Darren Lake | Format: A4 Paperback, 120pp This is an odd review for me… You see, when I was asked, following my review of the film from its Berlinale screening back in February, if I’d like to review the graphic novel adaptation of […]

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26th Sep2018

‘Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #0′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Richard Winnick | Art by Various | Published by Titan Comics So, apparently there is going to be a new Doctor. Anyone heard anything about this over the last few months? Thought so. The discussion about the imminent Thirteenth Doctor has been a tad more animated than normal, due to the rather radical […]

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