World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

16th January 2022

Panorama of Hell (revisited)

Writer and Artist: Hideshi Hino, 1984 This review is based on the French edition published by IMHO in 2020. The English version has been translated and published in the USA by Blast Books. Hell, someone said, is not a world that exists beyond ours, rather behind it. There is no transcendence, only the eye that … Read more

Paracuellos revisited

Writer and Artist: Carlos Giménez The review is based on the Spanish “Todo Paracuellos – Edición conmemorativa 40 aniversario”, published by Debolsillo in 2016. A shortened English version was published in 2016 by IDW, with a preface by Will Eisner. When Civil War broke out in France, the idea was that two different, opposite points … Read more

The Life and Death of Fritz the Cat

Writer and Artist: Robert Crumb Publisher : Fantagraphics Books Year : 2017 Anthropomorphic animals, that is, the idea of giving other creatures the same (or some of the) features of human beings goes back to the dawn of human culture. There is a plethora of characters from ancient Greece. Take Aesop and his many a … Read more

Un hombre con sombrero (revisited)

Writer/Artist : Gustavo Roldán Publisher : Malpaso Editorial Year : 2018 Language : Spanish Hats, so we are told, are objects we put on our head. Hats, if we are not mistaken, can protect us from the direct action of the sun (warming up our brains to not too delicate temperatures) or the fangs of … Read more