World Comic Book Review

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18th January 2022

WWE: NXT Takeover – The Blueprint #1 (Review)

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WWE: NXT Takeover – The Blueprint #1 BOOM! Studios, September 2018 Writer: Dennis Hopeless WWE: NXT Takeover – The Blueprint is a new comic book about professional wrestling,from American publisher BOOM! Studios, which leverages the globally popular sports entertainment brand, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). The comic’s title comes from the story’s focus on WWE’s sub-brand … Read more

The French, lovers of wine and comics

A fact which is relatively unknown in Anglophone comics industry is that after the japanese, the French are the world’s biggest consumers of graphic novels. An innovative wine maker named Romain Sou has created a concept called “BD & Vin” – bande dessinnee (“drawn strips”, or graphic novels) and wine. Our review us been negligent … Read more

The trademark dispute canna take the strain! Dr Seuss, Star Trek and Copyright Infringement in the US, Part 2

Back in 2016, we noted a dispute on foot between Dr Seuss Enterprises (DSE) and ComicMix. DSE had commenced proceedings in the District Court in San Diego, California against ComicMix for trade mark and copyright infringement and unfair competition. ComicMix had raised money for a book called Oh, The Places You’ll Boldly Go which is … Read more