World Comic Book Review

25th May 2023

Monroe and Murphy #1 (review) —“He needs a heart to hang onto”

Writer: Stephen Peeples Art: Nicolò Arcuti Independent, 2022 FRIENDS ARE SOMETIMES a big mystery, like a different species. Sometimes in a floating world they actually are a different species. The first issue of newly released independent strip MONROE & MURPHY gives us a fox boss, a tiger husband, a koala sidekick, and other creatures surrounding … Read more

“100 Bullets” revisited, Part 1 of 3: Croatoa, MK Ultra, and the induced amnesia of the Minutemen

Writer: Brian Azzarello Artist: Eduardo Risso Vertigo Comics, 1999-2009 As ever, this review contains spoilers. It seems an odd thing to have to warn readers that this review contains insights into critical plot developments and twists, given the title concluded publication twelve years ago. Such is the compelling nature of the extended chess game that … Read more

Moonshine Volume One (Review)

Moonshine Volume Now Written by Brian Azzarello Publisher: Image Comics Trade Paperback, May 2017 We here at World Comic Book Review covered  issue 5 of  Brian Azzarello’s series Moonshine from American publisher Image Comics , but the trade paperback, which collected the first six issues, is worth a look on its own.  As good as a single … Read more