World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

21st May 2022

Crisis Zone (review)

Writer and artist: Simon Hanselmann Fantagraphic Books, 2021 For those of us who have small children, Meg and Mog might be a bedtime ritual with bifurcated effects. The series, involving a witch, her cat, and a owl, started in 1972. Despite being regarded as children’s classics, the books are completely inane, guaranteed to amuse three … Read more

Emily: Emergence (Review)

Writer: Chaz K Art: Ken Bastard Futurebound Comics, December 2019 Emily: Emergence is a psychological science fiction comic written by Chaz K, with illustrations and colors provided by Ken Bastard and Nathan Lum respectively. The story revolves around the titular character who is a college student struggling with the pressure of an upcoming exam, exacerbated … Read more

Von Bach #1 (review) —“Death becomes you”

Writer: Owen Hammer Art: Mariano Navarro Color: Hernan Cabrera Hammer Comics, 2021 THE RECORD OF OUR LIVES keeps expanding with remakes. Each leap in expression from talking to writing to printing to video has aroused contemporary complaints that enormous loads of stupidity and falsehood disseminate by new means more widely than ever before. Facility outdistances … Read more

Adventure Illustrated #1 (review)

Writers: Gary Chaloner, Tad Pietrzykowski, Tim McEwan Artist: Gary Chaloner, Tim McEwan, Michael Michalandos Cyclone Comics, November 2020 This anthology is divided into three separate stories. We deal with them in reverse order. The final tale, Red Kelso 1931 – Gorilla Land, is an archaeology caper, in the sense not so much of Indiana Jones … Read more