27th Sep2019

‘Lex Luthor: Year of the Villain #1’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jason Latour | Art by Bryan Hitch, Andrew Currie | Published by DC Comics Speaking as a, ahem, more mature fanboy I have got quite jaded of late with all the crossovers, mega events, ‘end of everything you know’ type stuff. I have been pleasantly surprised then by the fact I have really […]

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23rd Sep2019

‘Blade Runner 2019 #3’ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Michael Green, Mike Johnson | Art by Andres Guinaldo | Published by Titan Comics Two issues in, this book has been as wild a ride as the one Ash finds herself in at the beginning of this issue. Her Spinner, you may recall, was crashed into in mid-air on the final page of […]

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19th Sep2019

‘Age of Resistance: Supreme Leader Snoke #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Tom Taylor | Art by Leonard Kirk, Cory Hamscher | Published by Marvel Comics Marvel, obviously directed by parent company Disney, are sure getting their money’s worth from Star Wars. Disney have an extensive movie and TV slate coming up (doesn’t The Mandalorian look fantastic), and seem to see Marvel’s books as another […]

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13th Sep2019

‘The Riddler: Year of the Villain #1’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Mark Russell | Art by Scott Godlewski | Published by DC Comics Another One Shot in the continuing Year of the Villain DC Event comes our way, after last month’s rather excellent Sinestro issue. I’m pleased to see the same scripter, Mark Russell, is back on writing duties as I hugely enjoyed his […]

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12th Sep2019

‘Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #12’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jody Houser | Art by Rachael Stott | Published by Titan Comics With me this book has always been a strange one. Although a Doctor Who fan, I didn’t enjoy the most recent Dr Who TV series. I felt the writing was average, I didn’t really take to this incarnation of The Doctor, […]

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11th Sep2019

‘Robotech #24’ Review (Titan Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Simon Furman | Art by Hendry Prasetya | Published by Titan Comics I’m still mightily impressed that, 24 issues in, this book not only continues to please long term and casual fan alike, but that it also can still throw surprises at us. Virtually every issue also brings a payoff for a long […]

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09th Sep2019

‘Alpha Flight: True North #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jim Zub, Jed McKay, Ed Brisson | Art by Max Dunbar, Scott Hepburn, Djibril Morissette-Phan | Published by Marvel Comics Fans of Alpha Flight have been pretty hard done by in recent years. Although the John Byrne written and drawn first 28 issues remain fan favourites to this day (the first 13 issues […]

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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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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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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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10th Jul2019

‘The Walking Dead #193’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Robert Kirkman | Art by Charlie Adlard | Published by Image Comics Robert Kirkman was crazy. That was pretty much the consensus when he decided to launch this ongoing title in 2003. What’s so crazy with that, I hear you ask. Well, an ongoing horror comic just doesn’t really sell. An ongoing black […]

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