World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

12th August 2022


A Space Oddity (review)

Writer and artist: Owen Heitman Amplified Press, 2016 and 2022 Some months ago, in furtherance of both better promoting independent comics publishers and indulging in unabashed parochialism, we undertook to spend more time focussing on Australian comic books (see ). Attending the Perth Comic Art Festival today, a bustling...

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Clara de noche (review)

Writers : Carlos Trillo & Eduardo Maicas Artist : Jordi Bernet El Jueves (Spain), Página 12 (Argentina) 1992-2005 Prostitution is a concept we usually have quite a few problems with. On the one hand, it is a matter of using another person’s body. On the other we should be ready...

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The King in Yellow (review)

Creator: I.N.J. Culbard (Based on a work by Robert W. Chambers, 1895) Self Made Hero, 2015 Surely one of the sharpest comics to be published in recent years, The King in Yellow‘s back cover introduces us to the eeriness of the subject matter: “Strange is the night where black stars...

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Video Girl Ai (revisited)

Writer/Artist : Masakazu Katsura Weekly Shonen Jump, December 1989-April 1992 It is trite to say that love, as a concept, is something not so easy to explain. We do not mean that love cannot be analyzed and presented in a clear form, but rather, it can both be seen as...

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Count Crowley: Reluctant Midnight Monster Hunter (review)

Count Crowley: Reluctant Midnight Monster Hunter vol. 1Writer: David DastmalchianArtist: Lukas Ketner Collected edition: March 2022 Count Crowley: Reluctant Midnight Monster Hunter vol. 1 is a graphic novel that collects issues #1 to #4 of the same-titled series. It was initially published by Dark Horse Comics in October, 2019. The...

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