Mirai: Worst Birthday Ever HamishDownie.com, 2017 Writer: Hamish Downie This review is the third of our critiques of independent publishers, following upon Free Comicbook Day. This time, we look at a bishoojo manga out of Osaka in Japan, but, curiously, written by an Australian filmmaker. The writer of “Mirai: Worst Birthday Ever” is Hamish Downie.
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Knight in the Snake Pit #1 Kevin Chilcoat, 2017 This is the second in our week-long series of review of independently-published comics, coinciding with Free Comicbook Day. On this occasion, we look at the psychological tale entitled “Knight in the Snake Pit”. In the United States, over a thirty year period ending in the 1950s,
Popova #1: Life After Death PopovaWorld.com, 2017 Writers: Dre Torres and Alex Valdes This is the first of our reviews, issued this week, of independently published comics, to coincide with Free Comicbook Day. We start this exercise with the examination of a newly discovered gem. The story starts with two lesbians on a date at
Recognised in 2016 by the BBC as one of the pivotal steps in the evolution comic books , Alan Moore’s “Watchmen” contains repeated references to a stylised smiley face. This is the emblem of the amoral character The Comedian, who evolves into an assassin and high profile trouble-shooter for the Nixon administration. (Alan Moore, Watchmen