World Comic Book Review

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10th August 2022

Marvel Zombies: Destroy! (revisited)

Writers: Frank Marraffino and Peter David Artist: Mirco Pierfederici Marvel Comics, 2011-2012 Back in December 2005, American superhero comic book publisher Marvel Comics published a 5-issue limited series titled Marvel Zombies. It was very popular. The series revolves around an alternate universe in which all of Marvel’s superheroes, save for a handful of survivors, have … Read more

A Walk Through Hell (review)

Early on, during the point where The Pandemic was still just “That thing that’s like the flu, but a little worse” in the minds of most U.S. Americans, a book written by Garth Ennis with art by Goran Sudzuka, was quietly released in a market glutted with many works and a lot of horror competing for the eyeballs and off hours of readers across the world.

Happy 40th birthday, All-Star Squadron

Writer: Roy Thomas Art: Rich Buckler, Jerry Ordway, Arvill Jones and others DC Comics, 1981-1987 It is hard as a fan of Roy Thomas’ grand revisionist work, All-Star Squadron, to believe that it has been 40 years since the series preview appeared in Justice League of America #193 (August 1981). The events of All-Star Squadron … Read more

Image Firsts Compendium Volume 2 (revisited)—“Do you ever get me or do I have to stand on my head?”

–BIRTHRIGHT, created by Joshua Williamson and Andrei Bressan –THE HUMANS, created by Keenan Marshall Keller and Tom Neely –WAYWARD, created by Jim Zub and Steven Cummings Image Comics, April 2016 Mired in multitudinous messages as we are these days, we need help in critical selection more than ever. These thoughts ran through my mind after … Read more