10th Dec2019

‘Robotech Remix #3′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Brenden Fletcher | Art by Elmer Damaso | Published by Titan Comics Can’t believe issue 3 has rolled around already with this reboot. It’s been a really solid and enjoyable start to a new era, albeit one that incorporates what’s gone before. If you came in late, Dana Sterling is now trapped in […]

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06th Dec2019

‘Rivers of London: The Fey & The Furious #2′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel | Art by Mariano Laclaustra | Published by Titan Comics Last issue was fun, wasn’t it. Not often you get a mash up of street racing and magic, but then that’s what Rivers of London specialises in. Not just those two subjects of course, but in making unlikely combinations […]

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06th Dec2019

‘The Crow: Hark the Herald #1′ Review (IDW Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Tim Seeley | Art by Meredith Laxton | Published by IDW Comics Once upon a time The Crow franchise was all conquering. There were comics, TV shows, films, books, models, the lot. That’s not to say The Crow hasn’t been around much, as comic book wise it has been almost a constant presence […]

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03rd Dec2019

‘Tales From the Dark Multiverse: Infinite Crisis #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by James Tynion IV | Art by Aaron Loprestri, Matt Ryan | Published by DC Comics I know they are , in many respects, just giving the fans what they want, but these Dark Multiverse alternate takes on DC history have been hugely entertaining. This sort of thing has of course been done before, […]

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28th Nov2019

‘Marvel 2099: Alpha #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Nick Spencer | Art by Viktor Bogdanovic | Published by Marvel Comics I’ve written elsewhere that I had become in more recent years quite jaded by the big crossover event, or the ‘buy 36 books to get the whole picture’ event. Good storytelling was being jettisoned in favour of editorial control, and the […]

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27th Nov2019

‘He-Man and the Masters of the Multiverse #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Tim Seeley | Art by Dan Fraga, Richard Friend | Published by DC Comics It was pretty much impossible for me not to pick up this book with a title like that, so well done whoever decided to name the book. Reeled me in straight away. The Masters of the Universe have actually […]

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25th Nov2019

‘Olympia #1′ Review (Image Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Curt Pires | Art by Alex Diotto | Published by Image Comics Every comic book at its heart has an element of wish fulfillment. Comics evolved as entertainment for kids, and the sidekick trope was created to give those kids someone to identify with alongside their favourite hero. If you were like me, […]

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22nd Nov2019

‘Batwoman/Supergirl: World’s Finest Giant #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Various | Art by Various | Published by DC Comics For some reason I seem to be reviewing a lot of comics with female leads at the moment. Lois Lane, Mary Jane, Black Canary, the female Doctor (from Doctor Who), and now one of my personal favourites, Supergirl, and Batwoman. Which is nice. […]

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19th Nov2019

‘Morbius: The Living Vampire #1′ Review (Marvel Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Vita Ayala | Art by Marcelo Ferreira | Published by Marvel Comics Let’s be honest here, Michael Morbius has had several shots at solo stardom down the years and none have really taken. He’s a perfectly decent supporting character or guest star, but suffers from the same problems that all ‘fad’ characters do. […]

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15th Nov2019

‘Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor Holiday Special’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jody Houser | Art by Roberta Ingranata | Published by Titan Comics Pretty hard not to like a Holiday Special, right? To this day at Christmas I still pull out a stack of Christmas related issues, and read through them in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Just adds to the feel good […]

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13th Nov2019

‘Robotech Remix #2′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Brenden Fletcher | Art by Elmer Damaso | Published by Titan Comics I really didn’t want to like this reboot, or remix, of Robotech. I was so enjoying Simon Furman’s run that when it came to an end I was a bit annoyed. Yet another reboot I thought. Another cash grab first issue […]

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07th Nov2019

‘Superman: Year One’ Graphic Novel Review (DC Black Label)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Frank Miller | Art by John Romita Jr. | Published by DC Black Label | Format: Hardcover, 168pp My first thought on hearing about this book, when published as three oversized issues, was did we really need another Superman origin/ early years book? There’s been a few down the years, and for me […]

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06th Nov2019

‘Rivers of London: The Fey & The Furious #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Ben Aaronovitch, Anrew Cartmel | Art by Lee Sullivan | Published by Titan Comics You can always tell a good book by how much you miss it when it’s not around. The last issue of Rivers of London was over a year ago, and pretty much every month I’ve kept my eyes on […]

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04th Nov2019

‘The Amazing Mary Jane #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Leah Williams | Art by Carlos Gomez | Published by Marvel Comics Seems quite appropriate to review this, as my last review was for a comic starring Lois Lane. Just as she will forever be ‘Superman’s girlfriend’, Mary Jane Watson will forever be ‘Spider-Man’s girlfriend’. The key difference between the two I guess […]

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01st Nov2019

‘Tales From the Dark Multiverse: The Death of Superman #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jeff Loveness | Art by Brad Walker | Published by DC Comics Who doesn’t love a good ‘What if’ story? No one, that’s who. That is why Marvel and DC especially keep mining at that rich vein of story ideas. Call them Elseworlds, or the 2099 Universe, or What If, or Tales from […]

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25th Oct2019

‘Marvel Tales feat. Ghost Rider #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Various | Art by Various | Published by Marvel Comics I kind of felt honour bound to review this, with Halloween in our not too distant future. Can you think of many better characters than Ghost Rider at this time of year. I also have a more personal connection in that, every Halloween […]

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24th Oct2019

‘Doomsday Clock: Part 1′ Graphic Novel Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Geoff Johns | Art by Gary Frank | Published by DC Comics | Format: Hardback, 224pp I bought and read the original Watchmen series when it came out in 1986, and it is hard to convey now just how groundbreaking that was. I bought the 12 individual issues as they were published, and […]

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23rd Oct2019

Wolverine Wednesday #29

by Ian Wells

Dead Man Logan #11 Writer: Ed Brisson | Artist: Mike Henderson | Colourist: Nolan Woodard | Letters: Cory Petit This may be the penultimate issue but it continues to deliver in exactly the same way as the previous ten. It is an issue packed with action, drama and humour, just as the story has been […]

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22nd Oct2019

‘Black Canary: Ignite’ Graphic Novel Review (DC Zoom)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Meg Cabot | Art by Cara McGee | Published by DC Zoom | Format: Paperback, 128pp Of all the recent DC Ink and DC Zoom imprint books, this was the one I thought might be a stretch, might be a reach too far. Don’t get me wrong, I love Black Canary as a […]

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21st Oct2019

‘Nerdy Laser and The Fighting Preceptors’ Mini-Comic Review

by Chris Cummings

Written by Richard Ewell | Art by Jason Wulf | Published by Nerdy Laser Richard Ewell and Jason Wulf worked together on this mini-comic, a project from the mind of Ewell who has been a long-time fan of 80s pop-culture and cartoons as well as professional wrestling. Basically, you take a dash of old-school World […]

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16th Oct2019

‘Robotech Remix #1′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Brenden Fletcher | Art by Elmer Damaso | Published by Titan Comics If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That was my first thought when I heard that Titan were replacing the excellent Robotech book with Robotech Remix. Since 2015, Brian Wood, Simon Furman, Marco Turini and Hendry Prasetya routinely turned in outstanding […]

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15th Oct2019

‘The Book of Forks’ Graphic Novel Review

by Chris Cummings

Created by Rob Davis | Published by SelfMadeHero | Format: Paperback, 200pp If you haven’t read the previous books, then I urge you to check them out, click the link at the end of this review to find out why. This book, The Book of Forks, is the third in The Motherless Oven Trilogy, is […]

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