John Carpenter’s Tales of Science Fiction: Vault #1 (Review) Storm King Comic, July, 2017 Writer: James Ninness “John Carpenter’s Tales of Science Fiction” is a new horror anthology series from Storm King Comics. This imprint is the publishing arm of American film director John Carpenter and his wife/collaborator Sandy King’s production company, Storm King Productions.
The Mighty Thor #19-21 Marvel Comics, July 2017 Writer: Jason Aaron These new issues, the latest in a very entertaining run from writer Jason Aaron, continues the adventures of Jane Foster, who has taken on the mantle of the God of Thunder. The title is published by US comic book publisher Marvel Comics. The benefit
Kill the Minotaur #1-2 Image Comics, June-July, 2017 (ongoing) Writers: Chris Pasetto, Christian Cantamessa “Kill the Minotaur” is a new comic book miniseries from American publisher Image Comics. It is a retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. Based on the first two issues, our immediate assessment is this revisiting of
20 Storeys Down #1 Villainous Intent Ltd, 2016 Writer: Marc Olvent It is not often that we see a story where the protagonist is a place rather than a person. In “20 Storeys Down”, an independent publication written by Marc Olvent, despite the action being centred around a man saving the passengers on a Tube
If you grew up in the 1970s and 1980s reading American superhero comic books, some of this might be very familiar to you. (We decided not to include Snapper Carr in the lonely category of “Sidekicks”.) (With thanks to MemoryUnderground.com ) Click the image to view the full-sized map.
Centipede #1 Dynamite Comics/Atari, July 2017 Writer: Max Bemis “Centipede” #1 is the start of a new comic book mini-series created in partnership between American comic book publisher Dynamite Entertainment and American software developer Atari, Inc. The comic is based on the fixed shooter arcade game of the same title, released in 1980 by Atari
Spider-Men II #1 Marvel Comics, July 2017 Writer: Brian Michael Bendis “Spider-Men II” is a new comic book series from American publisher Marvel Comics. It focuses on the two characters that are currently fighting crime under the Spider-Man alter ego, named Peter Parker and Miles Morales. The former, a character established in 1962, is well-known
Dark Days: The Forge #1 (review) DC Comics, September 2017 Writers: Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV The man who controlled the world’s largest empire by land mass was Tamer the Lame (or Tamerlane). Known also as the “Scourge of God”, Tamerlane was a nomadic warlord who carved his dominion out of Central Asia in