29th Mar2015

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Lenore – Pink Bellies’

by Phil Wheat

Created by Roman Dirge | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardcover, 120pp Though I’ve always been aware of Lenore and read the odd collection, I have to admit up front that the series has never quite meshed with me. I can find its dark humour amusing from time to time, but it’s part of […]

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26th Mar2015

‘The Michael Moorcock Library – Volume 1: Elric Of Melnibone’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Roy Thomas | Art by P. Craig Russell, Michael T. Gilbert | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 176pp Collecting the first volume of the classic adaptation of Michael Moorcock’s bestselling fantasy saga, Elric of Melniboné marks the perfect introduction to the series’ iconic antihero, his fabled blade, Stormbringer, and his harrowing […]

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21st Mar2015

‘Masked: Vol. 1 – Anomalies’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Serge Lehman | Art by Stephane Crety | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 48pp A not-too-distant future… A solider returns home, having discovered that his peacekeeping mission was anything but… Ravaged psychologically by war, his homecoming is as strange and terrifying as any war. The once familiar sites of his city […]

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21st Mar2015

‘Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1′ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Cavan Scott | Art by Blair Shedd | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Leaving World War II behind, The Ninth Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack discover that Time Lord technology, lost in the wake of the Time War, is being sold on the intergalactic black market! Now the threat of […]

12th Mar2015

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Sally of the Wasteland’

by Richard Axtell

Written by Victor Gischler | Art by Tazio Bettin | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 128pp Southern Lousiana, 82 years after the Fall. The apocalypse has come and gone, leaving behind a withered ravaged landscape of wreckage and mutant crawfish. Still, you gotta laugh, and Sally does, often using her beloved shotgun, Bertha, as the […]

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11th Mar2015

‘World War X: Vol. 1′ Review

by Nicky Johnson

Written by Jerry Frissen | Art by Peter Snejbjerg | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 56pp Adesh Khan is an anthropologist working on the top secret Project IX, a project that aims to reconnect ancient stone blocks in a circle as they were 4 billion years ago. However, when someone else on the […]

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10th Mar2015

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Norman Vol.1′

by Richard Axtell

Written by Stan Silas | Translastion by Ivanka Hahnenberger | Art by Stan Silas | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 64pp Norman is eight years old. He also likes to kill people. Trying to follow in the footsteps of one of his heroes, Jason Voorhees, Norman likes to lure his classmates away from school and kill […]

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06th Mar2015

‘Doctor Who: 11th Doctor Vol. 1 – After Life’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Al Ewing, Rob Williams | Art by Simon Fraser, Boo Cook | Colorists: Gary Caldwell, Hi-Fi | Published by Titan Comics | Format: HC, 128pp With a force of personality capable of bending time itself and all the energy of a star’s exploding heart, the Doctor blasts into the hollow, tragic life of […]

06th Mar2015

‘Doctor Who: 10th Doctor Vol. 1 – Revolutions Of Terror’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Nick Abadzis | Art by Elena Casagrande | Colorist: Arianna Florean | Published by Titan Comics | Format: HC, 128pp Two strangers: the Doctor, charming, eccentric Time Lord with a past dark and heavy as a black hole; Gabriella Gonzalez waitress and wannabe artist with a future dragging her down like lead chains. […]

03rd Jan2015

Ten Best: Comics of 2014

by Dan Clark

This marks the first time I have ever done a Top 10 Comics list. I will have to preface this list by saying I do not read a great deal of comics. In order to keep up with movies the way I do, my time to read comics is rather limited. However, thanks in large […]

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17th Dec2014

‘Cap Stone #1′ Review

by Nicky Johnson

Written by Christina McCormack & Liam Sharp | Art by Liam Sharp | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp In this issue, we’re introduced to Charlie Chance, also known by her vampire fiction pen name Vincent Van Goth. She’s also the daughter of Lord Charles Chance, also known as the ‘Craven Panther’ for […]

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17th Dec2014

‘Mono #1′ Review

by Nicky Johnson

Written by Liam Sharp | Art by Ben Wolstenholme | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp Mono is an ape-human hybrid secret agent through the Boer, Cold, and First and Second World Ward, with a ‘deadly prehensile tail and the strength of twelve men’. That’s how the pulp fiction books showed him to […]

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07th Dec2014

The Almighties #1 and #0 Review

by Richard Axtell

The Almighties are a superhero team comprised of armoured field leader MAXI-TRON, former downtrodden Canadian housewife turned swingin’ super-heroine MS. F, British punk rocker/werewolf NITE FANG, black ops soldier-for-hire MASON… and Greek takeout owner Stefanos. Together they battle the biggest and meanest threats to the United States of America in their ‘Avengers’ parodying tale. Prepare […]

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05th Dec2014

‘Wytches #2′ Review

by Nicky Johnson

Written by Scott Snyder | Art by Jock | Published by Image Comics Snyder, Jock, and Hollingsworth outdo themselves again in the second issue of their horror title, Wytches. It picks up a not long after the last issue, with Sail back at school with a bandage pad on her neck for the cuts and […]

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15th Nov2014

‘The Private Eye: Vol.1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Brian K. Vaughan | Art by Marcos Martin | Published by Panel Syndicate | Format: Pdf, Cbr or Cbz, 151pp When you ask what are some of the most notable names in comics today there is a very strong chance that both Brian K. Vaughn (Y: The Last Man, Saga, Runaways) and Marcos […]

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31st Oct2014

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Southern Bastards Vol.1′

by Dan Clark

If you follow anything I do, you know my articles and reviews tend to be movie centric. Well in the spirit of expanding horizons I am entering new territory for myself and reviewing comics. So for those comic book aficionados out there feel free to take my reviews with a grain of salt as I […]

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20th Oct2014

‘The Kill Screen #2: Cascade’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Mike Garley | Art by Josh Sherwell | Lettering by Mike Stock | Format: Paperback, 32pp Humanity has reached its Kill Screen. Now only the strongest will survive as computer errors transcend from the digital world into our own, destroying everything in their way. Set two years after the ‘Kill Screen’ event, Humanity […]

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17th Oct2014

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Kick-Ass 3′

by Paul Metcalf

Written by Mark Millar | Art by John Romita Jr. | Published by Titan Books | Format: Hardback, 232pp When Kick-Ass was introduced to the world by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. not only were we introduced to that him as a character, but more importantly Hit-Girl.  Dave Lizewski aka Kick Ass wasn’t a real […]

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14th Oct2014

‘Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #1′ Review

by Nicky Johnson

Written by Robbie Morrison | Art by Dave Taylor | Published by Titan Comics After reviewing Wytches #1 last week, I got an email from Nerdly editor Phil Wheat along the lines off “how would you like to review Titan Comics stuff for me?”. Eventually I calmed down enough to reply, and here I am […]

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10th Oct2014

‘Wytches #1′ Review

by Nicky Johnson

Written by Scott Snyder | Art by Jock | Published by Image Comics Scott Snyder and Jock are back together for their new horror comic, Wytches #1, published by Image. The bumper first issue starts with a woman trapped inside a tree, calling for help. Her young son runs up to find out what’s happened and […]

05th Oct2014

‘Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #1-3′ Review

by Phil Wheat

Written by Al Ewing, Rob Williams | Art by Simon Fraser | Published by Titan Comics After getting the rights for future Doctor Who comic adventures, Titan Comics – around the same time as Matt Smith’s run on the show ended – announced three new ongoing series featuring the Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors in adventures […]

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19th Sep2014

Graphic Novel Review: Elric Volume 1 – The Ruby Throne

by Paul Metcalf

Written by Julien Blondel | Art by Didier Poli, Jean Bastide, Robin Recht | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardback, 64pp Elric Volume 1: The Ruby Throne may just be an introduction to the Albino Emperor of Melnibone but what an introduction it is. Julien Blondel, Didier Poli, Robin Recht and Jean Bastide have […]

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