World Comic Book Review

30th March 2023

Personal Growth (review)

Creator: Sarah Milne Amplified Press, February 2022 In his spare time (and it is not much of a secret to regular readers after WCBR’s ongoing life span of six years) this reviewer is an intellectual property lawyer. The copyright notice on this comic, entitled Personal Growth, ends with a singularly unique sentence: “Breakfast of Champignons”. … Read more

The Con Artists (review)

Creator: Luke Healy Faber & Faber, 2022 After a work-related hiatus of two months, WCBR returns. The Con Artists is a slice of life comic book created by Luke Healy, and published by Faber & Faber in 2022. (Faber & Faber is not known for publishing comics, and so we decided to categorise this as … Read more

Psychic Hotline (review)

Creator: Leonie Brialey Glom Press, 2018, 2020 The promotional copy for this title, Psychic Hotline is understated, to say the least: It’s about a ghost calling a psychic hotline. This one-liner gives no credit at all to what is, with respect, a masterclass of nuance by Melbourne-based creator, Leonie Brialey. The arrangement of the comic … Read more