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April 16, 2021

Humor

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

Bug Slugger: Cricket Army #1 (review)

Writers: Loch Ness and Wes Locher Artist: Loch Ness Independent, 2018 Comic books, like so many other forms of art and entertainment ranging from poetry to architecture, tend to reflect prevailing trends in contemporary politics and and society values. Some of this is abundantly obvious: the Milan train station built by Mussolini boasts Fascist grandeur,

Scissorwalk (review)

Creator: Dr Machina Independently published, July 2019 This is not our first encounter with the strangeness of Dr Machina. In March 2018 we reviewed Single Cell, the good Doctor’s first foray – https://www.worldcomicbookreview.com/2018/03/23/single-cell-review/ . The introduction to this new collection, Scissorwalk, sums up the process: What Dr. Machina has done in the pages of the book you

Jack Irons: The Steel Cowboy #2 (review)

Writer: Cody Fernandez Artist: Maxi Dall’o Wkd Publishing / IronVerse Comics, October 2019 Crack open your best, cheapest bourbon. Everyone’s favourite hulking, muttering space cowboy returns in Jack Irons #2. We favourably reviewed the first issue back in December 2018 – see https://www.worldcomicbookreview.com/2018/12/31/jack-irons-the-steel-cowboy-1-review/.  The hook to this title is the droll comedy. The issue opens with

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