World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

23rd November 2022

Decorum v. Seven to Eternity (comparative review)

Writer: Rick Remender Artist: Jerome Opeña (Seven to Eternity): Mike Huddleston (Decorum) Image Comics, 2017-2021 (Seven to Eternity), 2021-2022 (Decorum) Staying in the shadow of Shakespeare’s rebuilt Globe Theatre in Southwark on the Thames, your reviewer picked up the collected edition of the science fiction title Decorum at a comic shop on a recent business trip … Read more

Miracleman: The Silver Age #1 (review)

Writer: Neil Gaiman Art: Mark Buckingham  Marvel Comics, December 2022 English author Aldrous Huxley wrote the acclaimed dystopian novel Brave New World in 1931. Brave New World is a grim of all visions of the future. Social engineering, eugenics, sexless procreation, and state-sponsored drug-induced bliss are all indicia of the global society of the year … Read more

Stoneseeker #1-3 (review)

Creator: Scott Pritchett Stoneseeker is a comic from Australian creator Scott Pritchett. The promotional copy for the first issue reads as follows: When Geologist Irin enters the snowy town of Peake, she asks the impossible – to cross the Floating Isles in search of a legend. Only one optimistic boy, Peake (named after the town), … Read more

Personal Growth (review)

Creator: Sarah Milne Amplified Press, February 2022 In his spare time (and it is not much of a secret to regular readers after WCBR’s ongoing life span of six years) this reviewer is an intellectual property lawyer. The copyright notice on this comic, entitled Personal Growth, ends with a singularly unique sentence: “Breakfast of Champignons”. … Read more