World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

12th August 2022

Umami #1-2 (review)

Umami #1-2 Writer: Ken Niimura This is a very quirky story, involving a quest for salt, gourmet cooking, talking animals, and the problem of being captured and eaten by wolves. The copy from the publisher reads as follows: Who said cooking was only for nourishing? Uma is a cheerful and determined girl from a remote … Read more

The Saga of the Jack of Spades #1-3 (review)

The Saga of the Jack of Spades #1-3 Nothing Works Entertainment Inc, 2017 Writer: Chase Kantor Canadian independent comic book publisher Nothing Works Entertainment has released the first three issues of fantasy epic, The Saga of Jack of Spades. We have two immediate observations about this title: 1. Game of Thrones, a series of novels … Read more

Judas #1 (Review)

Judas #1 BOOM! Studios, December 2017 Writer: Jeff Loveless Judas is a new comic book series from American publisher BOOM! Studios. It focuses on a character based on Judas Escariot, one of the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ. The story is set after the events of his betrayal and suicide, and depicts the former disciple … Read more

White Ash #1 (Review)

White Ash #1 Charlie Stickney and Conor Hughes, 2017 Writer: Charlie Stickney Marvel Comics’ superhero title Thor, working in tandem with Neil Gaiman, an unabashed obsessive of Scandinavian mythology, would on the face of it together have mined out most of the fine grade literary ore from Asgard and its surrounds. Norse mythology no longer … Read more