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January 19, 2021

Independent/Self-Published

Future (review)

Writer: Tom Woodman Artist: Rupert Smissen Cast Iron Books, 2020 The most brutal moment in HG Wells’ 1895 novel, The Time Machine, is when the protagonist lands in the far future, and realised that all human life has passed. There is not even a ruin. All has swept away in the passage of time. As

IND-XED (review)

Self-published, 2020. Created by Fraser Campbell, Lucy Sullivan, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou This is an independent science fiction tale, strange and haunting, from the creative team of Fraser Campbell, Lucy Sullivan, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou. We have previously reviewed one of Mr Campbell’s horror comics – the chilling House of Sweets https://www.worldcomicbookreview.com/2020/06/03/house-of-sweets-review/. Here is the promotional copy

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

Oathbound #1 (review)

Luke Horsman, 2020 The tagline to this title is “Norse Saga inspired tales”. We seem to be reaching the tail end of a trend towards Scandinavian folklore, perhaps initiated by the success of Marvel Studios’ Thor motion pictures, beginning in 2011, and perpetuated by Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel American Gods being adapted for television in

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