World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

20th May 2022

Almost American (review) —“Running in circles arrives at the same place”

Author: Ron Marz Artists: Marco Castiello, Flavio Dispenza, Juanchoi Created by Jan Neumann Aftershock, 2021-2022 TWO PEOPLE SOMETIMES make a pair. Comfortable mates. Watching the husband-and-wife couple in the first issues of ALMOST AMERICAN as they thread their way from sensitive Russian state intelligence jobs to exile, seeking a new home in America as the … Read more

Pennyworth #1 (of 7) (review)

Writer: Scott Bryan Wilson Artist: Juan Gedeon DC Comics, October 2021 Pennyworth, featuring long-time comic book butler and aide-de-camp to Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, is a limited series currently being published by DC Comics. A cynic might say that the timing of this comic book’s release is intended to coincide with the latest, long-delayed James Bond … Read more

Foreign Agent (review)

Narwhal (Per Berg) Narwhal Books, 2020 We have previously reviewed Narwhal’s comedic efforts on Earthbound – https://www.worldcomicbookreview.com/2020/08/14/earthbound-between-two-breaths-on-earth-review/ featuring a science fiction hunt at a high school. This title is quite different. One of the most remarkable aspects of Foreign Agent is that, in an industry which is fixated on world-building, we know next to nothing … Read more

JSA: The Liberty Files – Revisited 20 Years Later

DC Comics: 2000, 2003, and 2012 Writer: Dan Jolley and Tony Harris: D. Clay Moore Artists: Tony Harris and Ray Snyder After a slight detour to review two independent titles and the final instalment of Doomsday Clock, we return to our exploration of espionage comics with JSA: The Justice Files, an out-of-continuity wartime adventure set … Read more