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January 18, 2021

United Kingdom

Future (review)

Writer: Tom Woodman Artist: Rupert Smissen Cast Iron Books, 2020 The most brutal moment in HG Wells’ 1895 novel, The Time Machine, is when the protagonist lands in the far future, and realised that all human life has passed. There is not even a ruin. All has swept away in the passage of time. As

Victory Point (review)

Owen D. Pomery Avery Hill Publishing, 2020 Is this slow world-building or a plodding narrative? Quiet and profound, Victory Point is a very different comic book to the last comic by Owen Pomery which we reviewed – https://www.worldcomicbookreview.com/2020/06/29/british-ice-review/ British Ice was a violent horror story ready-made for an indie motion picture release. Victory Point is

Ghost Island

Ghost Island #1 and 2 (Review)

Ghost Island #1 and 2 Afterlight Comics, 2017-2018 Writer: Joseph Oliveira Do not be deterred by the cliched title. Ghost Island, a horror comic book written by Joseph Oliveira, is a figurative and literally excursion into caged horror. More specifically, the plot involves a nascent theme park set on an isolated island, and which features

Thirty Years of V for Vendetta

Thirty Years of V for Vendetta Warrior Comics : DC Comics/Vertigo Comics, 1988-9 Writer: Alan Moore “Remember, remember the fifth of November of gunpowder treason and plot. I know of no reason why the gun powder treason should ever be forgot.” Ostensibly, V for Vendetta is a science fiction story. It is set in a

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