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September 25, 2020

Posts by: DG Stewart

Happy 80th birthday, Green Lantern

US publisher DC Comics have noted the 80th anniversary of the first appearance of superhero Green Lantern by publishing a special edition comic book, entitled, Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Spectacular. This is the publisher’s advertising copy: DC celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Emerald Knight with this new hardcover collection of the best Green

Earthbound: Between Two Breaths on Earth (review)

Written, drawn, coloured and letter by Narwhal (Per Berg) Narwhal Books LLC, 2019 This title has a grim premise. Two human mercenaries are periodically resuscitated from cryogenic suspension to perform deadly missions. They have spent the last four years in “stasis coffins”, the captives of aliens of the “Thirteenth Sponsor”. In this instance, the stakes

An update on the Netflix adaption of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman

In 2019, writer Neil Gaiman announced that he had written an eleven episode series for content streamer Netflix, based on his classic comic book The Sandman. (We have not checked, but no doubt social media in 2019 was beside itself with casting speculation for all of the main characters.) Few readers of American comic books

Hadden Hall v Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns and Moonage Daydreams – a comparative review

Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns and Moonage Daydreams Michael Allred and Steve Horton – writers; Laura Allred: Artist Insight Comics, January 2020 ** Hadden Hall: When David Made Bowie Writer and Artist: Néjib Self Made Hero, 2018. Comic book biographies of musicians are extremely rare creatures. In this comparative review, we look at two comic books published within

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