World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

3rd July 2022

Superman : For Tomorrow (Deluxe 15th Anniversary)(review)

Writer : Brian Azzarello Artist : Jim Lee Publisher : DC Comics, December 2019 Superheroes are creatures who possess such powers that make them more than human; a god (or a semi-god) is a creature who possesses such powers that make him or her more than human. It easy to see how there is a … Read more

Dark Knight III, The Master Race (revisited)—“Fierce determination tutorial from master to master”

Writers: Frank Miller and Brian Azzarello Artists: Andy Kubert, Frank Miller and others DC Comics, 2016 RESOLUTION IS THE HEART OF POWER is very often the message of heroes, asserting that will matters most to overcome impossible odds. Of course good will is also slaughtered by bad odds, and some ingenuity may be required as … 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