World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

19th May 2022

Shark of War #5 (review)

Writer and Artist: Ben Lacy Biting Comics, 2022 Rather sadly, in 2019, a friendly and inquisitive Beluga whale was found swimming off the coast of Norway with a camera attached to a harness around its neck. The BBC website reported at the time: “An investigation was launched by Norway’s domestic intelligence agency, which has since … Read more

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 Jim Lee (who has wrote … Read more

Bazza the Barbarian Bogan: Australian Alien Invasion (review)

Created by Sorab Del Rio and Don Ticchio Artist: Emerson Dimaya Colourist: Simon A Wright Silver Fox Comics, 2017 Your reviewer worked as an English language teacher in Neyagawa, Osaka in 1996 to early 1997. The school happened to be filled with other Australians, and one lonely Nebraskan named Paul. Suffering the idioms, the accents, and … Read more