World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

12th August 2022

The Resurrected #1 (Review)

The Resurrected #1 Carnouche Productions, 2017 Writer:Christian Carnouche This is a science fiction story, with modern political undertones. In particular, The Resurrected touches upon many contemporary issues in indigenous Australian relations. These heated topics, historical in origin but echoing into present-day Australian society, include Aboriginal deaths in custody, 19th century genocide of Aborigines by European … Read more

Why the Portrayal of Australians in Superhero Comics is So Cliched

American comic book writer Brian Michael Bendis, scripting “Uncanny X-Men” (volume 3, #3) in 2013 for US comic book publisher Marvel Comics, allows one of his creations, an Australian super powered mutant named Tempus, to have a flashback to school. Tempus is a young woman from the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. The character is … Read more

Mirai: Worst Birthday Ever (Review)

Mirai: Worst Birthday Ever HamishDownie.com, 2017 Writer: Hamish Downie This review is the third of our critiques of independent publishers, following upon Free Comicbook Day. This time, we look at a bishoojo manga out of Osaka in Japan, but, curiously, written by an Australian filmmaker. The writer of “Mirai: Worst Birthday Ever” is Hamish Downie. … Read more