World Comic Book Review

24th May 2023

THE MAN-EATERS OF ZAMBOULA (review)—”Vigorous youth rock the ages”

Writer/Artist: Gess Ablaze 2020 FOUR THOUSAND YEARS AGO ancient cities of grand proportions flourished in Sumeria, Egypt, India, and China. In China, and in Palestine, blast furnaces made case-hardened iron millennia before engineers in the West introduced steel. Fine civilization as we know it today has vestiges far older than is easily imaginable. Bringing these … Read more

Echolands Volume 1 (hardcover) review

J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman – creators Dave Stewart – colourist Todd Klein – letter Image Comics, 2022 In a bizarre future world that has forgotten its history, a reckless thief, Hope Redhood, holds the key to excavating its dark, strange past—if only she and her crew can escape a tyrannical wizard and … Read more

Seven to Eternity (review)

Writer: Rick Remender Artist: Jerome Opeña Image Comics, 2017-2021 Over at the AiPT review site,, critic Ken Petti makes the following observation about Rick Remender and Jerome Opeña’s comic, Seven to Eternity: “As I think about this book, I can’t help but compare it to Saga, by Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples. In my opinion, … Read more