Scratcher #2 Arbutus Films, April 2018 Writer: John Ward We were asked to review the second issue of this independently published horror story. Our review of the first issue in 2017 was very positive. And we were not disappointed by the continuation of the story. The protagonist, a tattooist named Dee, has made her way
Many of American comic book publisher Marvel Comics’ iconic characters were created or co-created by Stan Lee. This include the Incredible Hulk, Thor, the Uncanny X-men, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, and the Black Panther, amongst many others. Mr Lee was born Stanley Martin Lieber on December 28, 1922. Over many decades, Mr Lee
The year 2018 marks the seventieth anniversary of the creation of Superman, a globally famous superhero character owned by American publisher DC Comics. It would be a remarkable milestone of longevity for any creative work. The character has been continuously published since 1938, has spawned, amongst other things, countless motion pictures, cartoons, action figures, t-shirts,
Avengers #1 Marvel Comics, May 2018 Writer: Jason Aaron American comic book publisher Marvel Comics is making hay while the sun shines with the release of this new title, Avengers. Despite visual similarities with Marvel Cinematic Universe’s versions of The Avengers, the comic Avengers #1 has no connections to the recently released and highly successful
Drawn Onward. A Back to Front to Back Tale of Hopelessness and Hope Fremantle Press, 2017 Writer: Meg McKinley Critics are bone-cracking omnivores. As a rule, the more there is to consume, the better to whet sharp incisors, and there are more bits to pick from our teeth. Drawn Onward, A Back to Front to
The motion picture Aquaman is due for released by Warner Bros on 21 December 2018. The character has come a long way from being an utterly improbable movie, used in the television series, Entourage: DC Comics appear to be banking on the success of the movie, and are aiming to monetise the Aquaman brand. Below
The X-Files: Case Files – Florida Man #1 IDW Publishing, April 2018 Writer: Delilah S. Dawson The X-Files: Case Files is a new comic book series from American publisher IDW Publishing, based on the iconic sci-fi TV series entitled The X-Files. The comic book series was launched in order to commemorate the franchise’s 25th anniversary.
Ghost Island #1 and 2 Afterlight Comics, 2017-2018 Writer: Joseph Oliveira Do not be deterred by the cliched title. Ghost Island, a horror comic book written by Joseph Oliveira, is a figurative and literally excursion into caged horror. More specifically, the plot involves a nascent theme park set on an isolated island, and which features