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
Plague #1 Markosia, March, 2017 Writers: Dennis MaGee Fallon, Jason Palmatier “Plague” is a new fantasy comic book mini-series from British comic book publisher Markosia. The comic’s title is derived from the historical setting, the year 1352 A.D. Bubonic plague (also known as the Black Death) swept through Europe and killed millions of people (and
Guns and comic books have a long-standing relationship, but the use of guns in comic books very much dependent upon the respective comic book sub-genre. War-themed comic books published during World War Two and after featured characters which had, as a rule, no qualms about shooting dead opposing soldiers in often stylised, bloodless battle scenes.
Alan Moore’s Cinema Purgatorio #1 (review) Avatar Press, April 2016 Writers: Alan Moore, Garth Ennis, Max Brooks, Kieron Gillen, and Christos Gage In its introductory pages, “Cinema Purgatorio” #1 essentially describes the strange existence of the cinema-goer: divorced of everyday reality, watching the realities of someone else but unable to intervene, somewhere in-between. It is