World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

17th January 2022

Rebel Rebel: The Graphic Biography of David Bowie

Creator: Con Chrisoulis Independently published, August 2020 MINIATURIZED REPRESENTATIVE ART in painting and figures, often fashioned in jewelry and worn as a talisman, at times achieves an incredible veracity to detail to portray the likeness of the original subject, like a tiny ship in a bottle. This is the perfect effect in the graphic panels … Read more

Picture a Favela (revisited)

Creators : André Diniz & Maurício Hora Publisher (English edition) : SelfMadeHero Year : 2011 (original Portuguese) – 2012 (English edition) What a favela is does not take long to answer: a place where people with next to no money live. Poverty abounds, then, and where poverty rules, so rule criminality, ignorance, brutality and ugliness; … Read more

Third Planet v. Crowne Plaza Hotel – the comic book

Writer: Cris Feldman Art: Michael Charles, Maurice Terry Jr, Michael Brooks A set of legal proceedings launched in the District Court of Harris County in Texas has caused a stir in legal circles, as far away as here in Australia where your critic (in his spare time, a lawyer) practices. The plaintiffs, Criss-A-Less Inc trading … Read more