World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

4th December 2022

.357 Magnum Opus (review)

Writer: Ghezal Omar Artist: Mingchen Shen Artillery Network, 2019 The comic draws upon the adult, sexualised themes and tight, compelling characterisation of 100 Bullets, even down to the title, which sounds like one of writer Brian Azzarello’s word plays. The story begins with Rhett, a minor player. Rhett is a broker for bounty hunters like … Read more

Black Duchess #1 – Palace Pandemonium (review)

Creator and writer: Robert Getty JP Vilchis – Artist Heist plots are always entertaining, but integrating a heist into the superhero genre with its godlike musclemen is a tricky endeavour. The short pitch to this comic, Black Duchess #1, reads as follows: A new indie comic about a wily thief forced to rely on nothing … Read more

FREED #1: The Fourth Revenge (review)

Writer: Carl Burcham Artist: Ian J. Miller Independently published, 2020 This is a crime story, independently published, written by Carl Burcham and with art by  Ian J. Miller.  The title has a decidedly blockbuster motion picture feel to it. Here is the promotional copy: FREED #1: The Fourth Revenge is an action-packed, page-turning thriller for comic fans who … Read more