World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

3rd July 2022

Acursian (Review)

Writers: John Barrowman, Carole Barrowman, and Erika Lewis. Artists: Beni Lobdel and Rubine Legendary Comics, 2018-2020 (printed version December 2021) Acursian is a mature fantasy graphic novel written by the trio of John Barrowman, Carole Barrowman, and Erika Lewis. The art is handled by Beni Lobdel. The project was originally released in webtoon format, but … Read more

Talgard: Tome One (review)

Written by Gary Proudley Illustrated by Jake Bartok, James Brouwer, Mitch Collins, Holly Fox, Scott Fraser, Katie Houghton-Ward, Marc Noble, Skye Ogden, Craig Phillips, Sarah Winifred Searle, Trev Wood Gestalt Comics, February 2020 Save for Groo the Wanderer and Cerebus, sword-and-sorcery warriors tend to be big hulking fellows in loin clothes, or angry women with … Read more

The Marvel Art of Conan the Barbarian (review) – “Poke Me One More Time Please”

Various writers and artists Marvel Comics, 2019 Holiday season this year was weird, maybe for you, too, so you might have missed that one gift you really wanted, which is this book, THE MARVEL ART OF CONAN THE BARBARIAN. It features a starring range of covers from years as barbarian, king, adventurer, and a few … Read more

An update on the Netflix adaption of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman

In 2019, writer Neil Gaiman announced that he had written an eleven episode series for content streamer Netflix, based on his classic comic book The Sandman. (We have not checked, but no doubt social media in 2019 was beside itself with casting speculation for all of the main characters.) Few readers of American comic books … Read more