04th Sep2019

‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chosen Ones #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Mairghread Scott | Art by Ornella Savarese | Published by Boom Studios To everyone of a certain age, Buffy the Vampire Slayer has a special place in their heart. Running from 1997 to 2003, for seven seasons Joss Whedon broke boundaries and genres, and if the show went off the rails a little […]

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04th Sep2019

‘Archie: Vol.1′ Graphic Novel Review

by Chris Cummings

Written by Mark Waid | Art by Fiona Staples, Annie Wu, Veronica Fish | Published by Archie Comics | Format: Paperback, 160pp I previously penned an article here on Nerdly about the Archieverse and the various titles, old and new, to come from this wonderful world of comics. I mentioned in said article that I […]

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30th Aug2019

‘Hellboy and the B.P.R.D: Saturn Returns #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Mike Mignola, Scott Allie | Art by Christopher Mitten | Published by Dark Horse Comics I still can’t believe that Hellboy first appeared way back in 1993, a full 26 years ago. Being one of the more ahem, classic, fans I remember when the character first appeared (I still have that book by […]

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27th Aug2019

‘Marvel Tales Featuring X-Men #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Various | Art by Various | Published by Marvel Comics I remember reading recently that DC Comics top brass were a little miffed that their more recent stuff is still being outsold by their older stuff. Like classic coke beating new coke, the people at the top always seem to be the last […]

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22nd Aug2019

‘Blade Runner 2019 #2′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Michael Green, Mike Johnson | Art by Andres Guinaldo | Published by Titan Comics Well issue 1 of Blade Runner 2019 sure lived up to expectations, did it not? Although the events of the Blade Runner film were never directly mentioned or referenced, we were in no doubt this was the same world, […]

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19th Aug2019

‘The Death-Defying Devil #1′ Review (Dynamite Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Gail Simone | Art by Walter Geovani | Published by Dynamite Entertainment Did you know that Gail Simone was writing Daredevil? Yep. Sort of. She’s writing THIS Daredevil, not the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen over at the House of Ideas. For those not in the know, this Death-Defying ‘Devil is Dynamite’s interpretation of the […]

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16th Aug2019

‘Sinestro: Year of the Villain #1′ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Mark Russell | Art by Yildray Cinar | Published by DC Comics If you love event comics, now is something of a Golden Age for you. Every second comic you pick up seems to be an event comic, tying in to that week’s big ‘it’s the end of everything’ story. It isn’t of […]

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15th Aug2019

‘Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #11′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jody Houser | Art by Roberta Ingranata | Published by Titan Comics If there’s something comic fans like it’s consistency. Consistency in how the characters are portrayed, consistency in the tone of the book, consistency in the overall feel of the book, and most importantly consistency in the creative team. Luckily, this book […]

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13th Aug2019

‘Spider-Gwen: Ghost Spider #1-10′ Review

by Phil Wheat

I’m a huge fan of Spider-Gwen. At first drawn to the look of the character, which is easily one of the best designs to have come out of Marvel in years, it turned out she was, across numerous books, a well-written and well-formed character too. Like Peter Parker, Spider-Gwen was flawed, more human than super-human […]

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12th Aug2019

‘Robotech #23′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Simon Furman | Art by Hendry Prasetya, Pasquale Qualano | Published by Titan Comics Last issue maintained the incredibly high standard that somehow this book has managed to continue over the last 2 years. With licensed properties it is so easy to just coast along on character and brand recognition, phone in some […]

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07th Aug2019

‘KIllers #1′ Review (Valiant)

by Dean Fuller

Written by B. Clay Moore | Art by Fernando Dagnino | Published by Valiant Entertainment Judging by the title, cover, and first page, subtlety is not something this title is aspiring to. That’s not a bad thing, as these days it’s a crowded comic book shop shelf you need to stand out from. Truth be […]

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07th Aug2019

Wolverine Wednesday #27

by Ian Wells

Dead Man Logan #8 – #9 Writer: Ed Brisson | Artist: Mike Henderson | Colourist: Nolan Woodard | Letters: Cory Petit There were a number of Wolverine one shots over the summer I was really looking forward too. Each in their own way  were good and bad in places, but more on them later. The […]

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06th Aug2019

‘Death’s Head #1′ Review (Marvel Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Tini Howard | Art by Kei Zama | Published by Marvel Comics Death’s Head was the best thing that ever came out of Marvel UK. Created by Simon Furman and Geoff Senior, he was originally created as a bit of a throwaway character, but ended up becoming a massive cult hit. The late […]

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05th Aug2019

‘Stranger Things: Six #3′ Review (Dark Horse)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jody Houser | Art by Edgar Salazar, Keith Champagne | Published by Dark Horse Comics It must be said that Dark Horse Comics certainly do have a nose for sniffing out top notch licences. They have pretty much relied on them down the years, putting out some exceptional Aliens, Predator, and Star Wars […]

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31st Jul2019

‘House of X #1 (Directors Cut)’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jonathan Hickman | Art by Pepe Larraz | Published by Marvel Comics Once upon a time I loved the X-Men. Hell, we all did. Easy to forget now, but for a period in the early 1980′s to early 1990′s you could forget The Avengers, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Cap, it was all about Wolverine […]

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25th Jul2019

‘Teen Titans: Raven’ Graphic Novel Review (DC Ink)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Kami Garcia | Art by Gabriel Picolo | Published by DC Ink I have already read and reviewed two of the DC Ink books, featuring Mera and Selina Kyle, and enjoyed both quite a lot. Though, as DC’s foray into the Young Adult book market, these were not aimed at me, I read […]

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24th Jul2019

‘Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #10′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jody Houser | Art by Roberta Ingranata | Published by Titan Comics The problem with reviewing comics every month is that you can’t review them all. You certainly like to try and widen the net at times to see what other fish are in the sea, and so some old favourites have to […]

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23rd Jul2019

‘Blade Runner 2019 #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Michael Green, Mike Johnson | Art by Andres Guinaldo | Published by Titan Comics For a quick ten points, any idea why Titan have chosen now to launch this book? No Google, please. Yep, that’s right, 2019 was the year that Harrison Ford’s Blade Runner movie was set. Seems very appropriate. Not only […]

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19th Jul2019

‘Robotech #22′ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Simon Furman | Art by Hendry Prasetya | Published by Titan Comics The first 20 issues or so of this book were pretty fantastic. A great mix of action, political intrigue, mystery, goodies turning bad and baddies turning good, and pretty much every genre covered at some point. Even reality TV. But let’s […]

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18th Jul2019

‘Batman Universe #1′ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Brian Michael Bendis | Art by Nick Derington | Published by DC Comics One of my previous reviews was for the first issue of Superman: Up in the Sky, a limited series which is essentially collecting together all the new material from the Wal-Mart 100 page DC exclusive comics. It’s very good by […]

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15th Jul2019

‘Books of Magic Vol.1: Moveable Type’ Graphic Novel Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Kat Howard | Art by Tom Fowler | Published by DC Vertigo JK Rowling stole the idea of Harry Potter from Neil Gaiman you know. Tim Hunter first appeared back in Books of Magic issue 1, January 1990, whereas Harry Potter first appeared in print in 1997. Both feature a school attending, glasses […]

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12th Jul2019

‘Ryuko: Vol.1′ Graphic Novel Review

by Chris Cummings

Created by Eldo Yoshimizu | Published by Titan Comics/Hard Case Crime Now, I love me some Manga and I’m a comic book fiend, but Ryuko has a unique feel to me, it isn’t the usual sort of comic book I’m used to, not in art style or in story, and I have to say… I […]

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