04th Feb2020

‘Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor – Year 2 #2’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jody Houser | Art by Roberta Ingranata | Published by Titan Comics Last issue was a fantastic start to Year 2 of The Thirteenth Doctor. Partly because Jody Houser writes a blindingly good Thirteen, partly because David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor appeared and still steals every scene he is in, and partly because the […]

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03rd Feb2020

‘Rivers of London: The Fey & The Furious #4’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel | Art by Mariano Laclaustra | Published by Titan Comics The thing I like about Rivers of London is the unpredictability of the storylines. When a new arc begins, I read the first few pages and think I have a pretty clear idea where the story is going, and […]

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29th Jan2020

‘Guardians of the Galaxy #1’ Review (Marvel Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Al Ewing | Art by Juann Cabal | Published by Marvel Comics How many times can you reboot a book I hear you cry. Well, this being Marvel/ Disney, quite a few times as it turns out. The days of tight continuity and ongoing books are pretty much gone now, and it seems […]

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23rd Jan2020

‘Jessica Jones: Blind Spot #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Kelly Thompson | Art by Mattia De Iulis | Published by Marvel Comics I’ve always loved Jessica Jones, ever since her first appearance back in 2001. (Nineteen years?! where did that go) Her original series, Alias, was created by Brian Michael Bendis and artist Michael Gaydos, with fab David Mack covers, and is […]

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21st Jan2020

‘ROM: Dire Wraiths #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Chris Ryall | Art by Luca Pizzari | Published by IDW Comics So, scanning the new releases for something new to try, this book seemed to jump up into my arms (virtually of course, online comics tend to stay where they are). Those of a certain vintage like me have very fond memories […]

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17th Jan2020

‘Wonder Woman: Warbringer’ Graphic Novel Review (DC Ink)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Louise Simonson | Art by Kit Seaton | Published by DC Comics/DC Ink I suppose it was inevitable that DC’s biggest female hero would get the Young Adult makeover at some point, and it’s slightly surprising it’s several books in. We’ve seen young versions of Black Canary, Catwoman, Mera, Raven, and Harley Quinn, […]

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16th Jan2020

‘Robotech Remix #4’ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Brenden Fletcher | Art by Elmer Damaso | Published by Titan Comics Issue 4, which I guess means its end-of-the-first-story-arc time, this being the era of the four issue story, which coincidentally package up rather nicely into trade paperbacks. Completely unrelated of course. Sometimes of course this means stories are artificially scrunched into […]

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10th Jan2020

‘Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor – Year 2 #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jody Houser | Art by Roberta Ingranata | Published by Titan Comics So comic book Thirteenth Doctor returns for her second year in tandem with the return of the TV series for her second year. Has to be said that the TV series was a bit hit and miss, though the New Year […]

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09th Jan2020

‘Rivers of London: The Fey & The Furious #3’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel | Art by Mariano Laclaustra | Published by Titan Comics When I think about it too deeply, the last two issues of this book have been pretty lightweight in many respects, yet I have enjoyed them immensely. Even when other story arcs in the past have been a bit […]

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08th Jan2020

Wolverine Wednesday #31

by Ian Wells

Happy New Year to you all. The year is 2020 and Wolverine is back among the living. Technically he returned to the Marvel Universe last year after the events of Wolverine Returns before joing Cyclops in the pages of Matthew Rosenbergs’ Uncanny X-Men. Check out Wolverine Wednesday #23 for a full wrap up of my […]

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24th Dec2019

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Charles Soule | Art by Will Sliney | Published by Marvel Comics As a small indie film has just come out, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, I thought it only polite to review a connected book, throw some much needed publicity their way. I know, I know, ha ha. Jokes aside, this […]

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20th Dec2019

‘Blade Runner 2019 #5’ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Michael Green, Mike Johnson | Art by Andres Guinaldo | Published by Titan Comics Well this is a refreshingly quick return to everybody’s favourite dystopian near future. When the first arc ended a couple of months ago I figured it would be a while before we got to see Aahna Ashina, our second […]

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18th Dec2019

‘Life Is Strange Vol.2: Waves’ Graphic Novel Review

by Xenia Grounds

Written by Emma Vieceli | Art by Claudia Leonardi, Andrea Izzo | Published by Titan Comics When I read ‘Dust’ months ago, I remember enjoying it and curious to find out where it went after that cliffhanger ending. It’s been a long wait to see the next few chapters but I have to be honest…I’m […]

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17th Dec2019

‘Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor Holiday Special #2’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jody Houser | Art by Roberta Ingranata | Published by Titan Comics So here we are, the cheeky Part 2 of the Dr Who Christmas…er, Holiday, Special (must keep our transatlantic chums onside). Why cheeky? Well, I went into the first one expecting a one and done story, it being an oversized issue […]

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13th Dec2019

‘Superman #18’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Brian Michael Bendis | Art by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado | Published by DC Comics If you’ve read any of my previous reviews (you’ve read them all, obviously) or know me personally you may have picked up on the fact that I am a bit of a Superman fan. Ever since I started […]

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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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