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September 16, 2019

Posts by: DG Stewart

Elk Mountain #1 (review)

Writer:Jordan Clark Artist: Vince Underwood The genre of the American superhero, perhaps, has its roots in repulsion. In the 1930s the United States was facing an ideological threat. On 20 February 1939, Madison Square Garden in New York played host to an assembly of twenty thousand Nazi sympathisers, who openly supported Adolf Hitler and the

Jack Irons: The Steel Cowboy #2 (review)

Writer: Cody Fernandez Artist: Maxi Dall’o Wkd Publishing / IronVerse Comics, October 2019 Crack open your best, cheapest bourbon. Everyone’s favourite hulking, muttering space cowboy returns in Jack Irons #2. We favourably reviewed the first issue back in December 2018 – see https://www.worldcomicbookreview.com/2018/12/31/jack-irons-the-steel-cowboy-1-review/.  The hook to this title is the droll comedy. The issue opens with

Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #1 (of 2) (review)

DC Comics, September 2019 Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artists: Jim Lee, Dustin Nguyen, Andrea Sorrentino, André Lima Araújo Brian Michael Bendis sits in pole position on the grid, as it were – a writer of American superhero comics who has been so successful in generating sales that he was granted a mandate by DC Comics, one of

Warpaint #1-4 (review)

Writer: Kev SherryArtist: Katia Vecchio Sharply feminist and created with artisanal precision, Warpaint is a profound independent publication from writer Kev Sherry and artist Katia Vecchio. It follows the life of a girl called Selene, from the perspective of her high school friend Sophie Ember, years later, learning of Selene’s death and lapsing into the memories

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