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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08th Sep2014

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Void’

by Richard Axtell

Written by Herik Hanna | Art by Sean Philips | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardcover, 48pp Goliath 01, a prison ship, drifts listlessly through space. The ship’s commander, Colonel Mercer, has massacred everyone on board – inmates and crew alike, except one. John, the lone survivor, cowers in the bowels of the carrier, […]

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04th Sep2014

Graphic Novel Review: ‘The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse’

by Richard Axtell

Written by Michael Mendheim, Mike Kennedy, Sean Jaffe | Art by Simon Bisley | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardcover, 256pp Raised by the Order of Solomon, Adam Cahill is one of a rare handful of highly trained warriors bound by bloodline to guard the Seven Holy Seals that contain the End of Days. […]

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31st Jul2014

Comic Review: ‘Ordinary #3’

by Richard Axtell

Written by Rob Williams | Art by D’Israeli | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Paperback, 32pp In Ordinary‘s third issue, divorced plumber Michael Fisher continues his search for his ex-wife and son. As the only man left on Earth without a super power however, he draws unwanted attention towards himself and puts himself and his family in the middle of a […]

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30th Jul2014

‘Alien Legion: Uncivil War #2’ Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Chuck Dixon, Carl Potts | Art by Larry Stroman | Published by Titan Comics | Format:Paperback, 32pp Force Nomad have been tasked with providing humanitarian (and all other species) support to refugees fleeing a civil war which has broken out on the Planet Harkon. Looking forward to a easy mission of peacekeeping and order, Nomad are surprised to find smugglers […]

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23rd Jul2014

‘Goof: Issues 1-3’ Comic Review

by Jack Kirby

Written by Guy Hasson | Art by Guillermo Ramirez (#1), Borja Pindado (#2 & #3) | Published by New Worlds Comics | Format: Digital Only Whilst skewering the conventions of the superhero genre in comic books has become if not old hat then certainly well-trodden ground, that isn’t to say there isn’t still fun to […]

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17th Jul2014

‘Exit Generation: Issues 1 & 2’ Comic Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Sam Read | Art by Caio Oliveira | Lettering by Colin Bell | Published by Read French Comics | Format: Paperback/Digital The Earth was overcrowded. Resources were running out. So an ‘Exit’ plan was devised. Ninty-five percent of the planet’s population were evacuated leaving five percent behind. Against all expectations, Earth became a paradise. No more […]

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17th Jul2014

‘Wynter #3’ Comic Review

by Richard Axtell

Written by Guy Hasson | Art by Aron Elekes | Published by New World Comics | Format: Digital Only Issue 3 of the comic series Wynter starts with a bang as Liz Wynter is hunted by a Supreme Agent. He can predict what she will do before she does it. He can find her location using […]

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08th Jul2014

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Death Sentence: Volume 1’

by Paul Metcalf

Written by Monty Nero | Art by Mike Dowling | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardcover, 192pp Fantasy comics can take you anywhere they choose to. Many like to keep you in a realm that has a touch of realism while some take you to other planets where anything is possible. Death Sentence: Volume […]

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03rd Jul2014

‘The Weirding Willows Vol 1: What The Wild Things Are’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Written by Dave Elliot | Art by Barnaby Bagenda | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardcover, 104pp When Alice crawled through the rabbit hole and entered Wonderland she found a world unlike any other and made a many friends along the way.  What if though the Wild Woods in which the hole was found […]

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