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September 21, 2017

Made Men #1 (Review)

Made Men #1 Oni Press, September 2017 Writer: Paul Tobin American independent comic book publisher Oni Press’ new comic book series Made Men is a well-stitched together sci-fi action yarn. It takes the underpinning concepts from Mary Shelley’s classic horror tale Frankenstein and incorporates it into a contemporary story about a female Detroit Special Ops police officer who, along with her team, has returned from the dead after

Franco-Belgian/Ligne Claire

Suite Française: Storm in June (Review)

Suite Française: Storm in June Arsenal Pulp Press, 2915 Writers: Irène Némirovsky (novel), Emmanuel Moynot (comic), David Homel (translator) The story behind the story has been told many times, and it is nonetheless well-worth repeating. Two daughters, Denise and Elisabeth Epstein, improbably escaped the Holocaust in World War 2, assisted by a German officer who

Superheroes

Edge of Venomverse: War Stories #1 (Review)

Edge of Venomverse: War Stories #1 Marvel Comics, September 2017 Writers: Cullen Bunn, Nnedi Okorafor, Declan Shalvey, Magdalene Vissagio, Aaron Covington Ever have the urge to read the equivalent of something greasy, fried, and contained in a cardboard bucket? Then please read on. “Edge of Venomverse: War Stories” is a new single publication from American

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Superheroes

Generations: Hawkeye & Hawkeye (Review)

Generations: Hawkeye & Hawkeye Marvel Comics, August 2017 Writer: Kelly Thompson “Generations: Hawkeye & Hawkeye” is another installment in American publisher Marvel Comics’ new line of single publications that feature super heroes of the same name interacting with each other. The pairings tend to occur through the use of time travel, with the newer characters

Infographics

Our favourite comic book infographics for 2017 so far…

Occasionally we engage in something frivolous, and almost always that exercise in goofing off is to do with infographics. We have previously listed our top ten infographics for 2016 and now, three-quarters of the way through the year, these are our leaders in the race in 2017. 1. Manga’s most famous thief, Lupin III, has

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