World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

19th May 2022


Savage Avengers #1 (Review)

Writer: David Pepose Artist: Carols Magno Marvel Comics, May 2022 Savage Avengers is a new comic book series published by US superhero publisher Marvel Comics, and penned by David Pepose. Mr Pepose has an impressive resume of recent comic book works that includes the Spencer & Locke mini-series and the...

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Vale George Perez (1954-2022)

On 20 May 2022 George Perez passed away. Mr Perez had been suffering from pancreatic cancer. For many longstanding readers of American comic books, Perez debris – cracked or granulated stone – was an indicia of a 1980s childhood lost in the world of superheroes. Mr Perez’s panels were peppered...

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Nonnonba (review)

Writer/Artist : Shigeru Mizuki Translator : Jocelyne Allen Published by : Drawn & Quarterly Year : 2019 (Original Japanese text: 1977) Time and time again we are reminded of how the past has been building up into our present, the structure of lost events being reproduced into the ever-changing and...

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Vale Neal Adams (1942-2022)

Ground-breaking American comic book artist Neal Adams died this week, aged 80. Mr Adams had a distinctive style which was unlike any of his contemporaries. In the 1970s, Mr Adams pushed comic book art to a new level of professionalism. His work is the inspiration for other formidable artists like...

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X-Men: Red #1 (review)

Writer: Al Ewing Artists: Stefano Caselli and Federico Blee Marvel Comics. June, 2022 At the outset: an apology. This critique mentions the names of characters and various backstories which a new reader looking for some objective narrative will not follow. In that sense, our critique entirely resembles the object of...

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