World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

20th January 2022

Hey Kids! Comics! (revisited)—“What then when the roar of cannons fades”

Creator: Howard Chaykin Image Comics, 2019 WHAT WE FOUGHT FOR in World War Two against fascism is supposed to be abundantly clear. Freedom. From an American viewpoint, the placard found at a German concentration camp, “Work makes you free,” seemed like obviously evil logic. Beginning the story here in the aftermath, in 1945, we see … Read more

Cold Spots # 1 (of 5) (Review)

Cold Spots # 1 (of 5) Image Comics, October 2018 Writer: Cullen Bunn Probably one of the creepiest comics we have read, Cold Spots is a horror story embodied in a quest. Arthur Warren dispatches a man named Kerr to find his daughter Alyssa and grand-daughter Grace, which is the essence of the quest. The … Read more

Die! Die! Die! #1 (Review)

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Die! Die! Die! #1 Image Comics, July 2018 Writer: Robert Kirkman In the age of a Trump presidency, it was perhaps inevitable that the Deep State would get its own comic book. What a shame it was this one. Die! Die! Die! #1 has silly promotional copy which gives readers a taste of what to … Read more