08th Jun2017

‘Kill or Be Killed #9′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Ed Brubaker | Art by Sean Philips | Published by Image Comics The use of first person narration is often looked down upon by people. Some say it is a lazy way to provide information or exposition about a story. It is typically more accepted in the crime genre because it is an […]

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07th Jun2017

‘East of West #33′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Jonathan Hickman | Art by Nick Dragotta | Published by Image Comics There is this phenomenon known as the ‘Runners High’ that occurs in long distance running, where your body basically rewards you for the physical demands and punishment you are putting it through. It is this moment of catharsis you reach through […]

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06th Jun2017

‘Curse Words #5′ & ‘Black Science #30′ Review

by Dan Clark

Curse Words #5 Written by Charles Soule | Art by Ryan Browne | Published by Image Comics With issue five of Curse Words we get the finale of the first arc that includes plenty of insane wizard magic and a surprising plot reveal that will surely be a big part of the next volume. On […]

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05th Jun2017

‘Deadly Class #28′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Rick Remender | Art by Wesley Craig | Published by Image Comics When it comes to the art of making a great comic it is easy to overlook the importance of each piece of the puzzle. Yes comic fans are well aware of their favorite artists and writers but the inkers, letters, and […]

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02nd Jun2017

‘Shirtless Bear-Fighter! #1′ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Jody Leheup, Sebastian Girner | Art by Mike Spicer, Nil Vendrell | Published by Image Comics It is hard to make good smart dumb comedy. That’s a hard sentence to both read and write and it may not make sense at first but some comedy that on face value can look very slapstick […]

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18th May2017

‘God Country #5′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Donny Cates | Art by Geoff Shaw, Jason Wordie, John J. Hill | Published by Image Comics First off, I would like to thank writer Donny Cates for pumping the brakes for a second with issue #5 of this balls to the wall story. Secondly, once again he has added yet another layer […]

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11th May2017

‘The Walking Dead #167′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Robert Kirkman | Art by Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn, Stefano Gaudiano | Published by Image Comics Rick may have inadvertently killed Sherry but how will the Saviors react to this? Let’s see what happens with Andrea, if anything, I mean obviously this could last a good few issues. I have heard it said […]

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11th May2017

‘The Walking Dead #166′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Robert Kirkman | Art by Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn, Stefano Gaudiano | Published by Image Comics When we last saw our survivors, Rick and Negan had formed an unlikely alliance to fend of the walker horde when the Saviors make their move on Dwight and his rag tag army. Andrea, Magna and the […]

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05th May2017

Lumberjanes’ Grace Ellis gets ‘Moonstruck’ at Image

by Phil Wheat

Lumberjanes and Bravest Warriors writer Grace Ellis and newcomer Shae Beagle join forces for a magical ongoing series, Moonstruck, coming this July from Image Comics. A story of monsters, romance, and magical hijinks, the first arc of Moonstruck also features a story-within-a-story illustrated by artist Kate Leth (Patsy Walker A.K.A. Hellcat, Spell on Wheels). From […]

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26th Apr2017

‘God Country #4′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Donny Cates | Art by Geoff Shaw, Jason Wordie, John J. Hill | Published by Image Comics Yes, Yes, Yes, one million times yes… You may be forgiven for thinking a comic book with as heavy tones as God Country may start to pump the breaks around Issue 4. After all we are […]

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10th Apr2017

‘God Country #3′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Donny Cates | Art by Geoff Shaw, Jason Wordie, John J. Hill | Published by Image Comics I am a tad behind on comic reviews this month due to our excursion to Wales for SFW8 (for more on that check out podcast episode 70, coming to Nerdly tomorrow). However I am back and […]

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15th Mar2017

Hawkins and Rojo team for Top Cow/Image comic ‘Samaritan’

by Phil Wheat

Fan-favorite writer Matt Hawkins (Think Tank, The Tithe) and artist Atilio Rojo team up for an all-new, action-packed thriller from Top Cow/Image Comics in Samaritan – set to launch this May. In Samaritan, a woman with a vendetta decides she’s going to take down the largest military contractor in the world and has the means […]

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21st Feb2017

‘The Walking Dead #164′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Robert Kirkman | Art by Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn, Stefano Gaudiano | Cover by Charlie Adlard, Dave Stewart | Published by Image Comics “A FALLEN HOUSE” sees Maggie lead the survivors from the Hilltop to Alexandria…to see it overrun with the dead. Here it is folks, your second issue of The Walking Dead […]

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17th Feb2017

‘God Country #2′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Donny Cates | Art by Geoff Shaw, Jason Wordie, John J. Hill | Covers by Geoff Shaw, Jason Wordie, Gerardo Zaffino | Published by Image Comics Well my friends it is that time again. God Country is back in our lives and it is back with a thundering crash. So last issue set […]

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07th Feb2017

‘The Walking Dead #163′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Robert Kirkman | Art by Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn, Stefano Gaudiano | Cover by Charlie Adlard, Dave Stewart | Published by Image Comics This review of The Walking Dead #163 is coming a week later than I would have hoped to get it out but I was holidaying in New York with my […]

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31st Jan2017

First look at Jeff Lemire’s ‘Royal City’

by Phil Wheat

Image Comics have released interior artwork from Royal City, a new ongoing monthly series written and illustrated by New York Times bestselling author Jeff Lemire (Descender, Sweet Tooth), which is set to launch in March 2017. Royal City promises to be a sprawling, serialized graphic novel that will chart the lives, loves, and losses of […]

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30th Jan2017

‘Dante’ Review (Image Comics)

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Jason Ning, Matt Hawkins | Art by Darick Robertson | Published by Image Comics Dante is one of the most impressive titles I have read in some time (I feel like i’m saying this a lot lately). The sign of a good book for me is that it has me gripped right from […]

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25th Jan2017

Image Comics announce chilling new crime series ‘Plastic’

by Phil Wheat

Writer Doug Wagner teams up with artists Daniel Hillyard and Laura Martin for an unsettling serial killer story that readers won’t be able to look away from – Plastic. Retired serial killer Edwyn Stoffgruppen is in love with Virginia, a girl he “met online.” Her affection quiets his vile urges. Together, they tour the back […]

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19th Jan2017

‘Curse Words #1′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Charles Soule | Art by Jordan Boyd, Ryan Browne | Variant Cover by Skottie Young | Published by Image Comics Wow! Where do I begin with Curse Words. Another new number one from Image Comics and once again I was sat feeling pretty damn happy and excited (one might think I only review […]

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15th Jan2017

Image Comics celebrate 25 years with variants galore!

by Kevin Haldon

Image Comics, you know the company right?? The guys behind the smash-hit The Walking Dead and Southern Bastards amongst many, many, others that I am currently forgetting. Well Image are celebrating 25 years in business this year and have decided the best way possible to celebrate the fact would be to bring you variant covers […]

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13th Jan2017

‘God Country #1′ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Written by Donny Cates | Art by Geoff Shaw, Jason Wordie, John J. Hill | Published by Image Comics On Wednesday of this week Image Comics dropped a new title on us called God Country and of all the books I read this NCBD this one really got me excited – for a refreshing story […]

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07th Jan2017

‘The Walking Dead #163′ variant shows us if Rick had become Negan!

by Kevin Haldon

Image Comics/Skybound Entertainment have revealed a very special limited variant cover for Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard’s The Walking Dead #163. It has often been a question in The Walking Dead comics and TV show: what is it that makes Rick so different to Negan? Many a time Rick Grimes has skirted the line of basically […]

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