World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

29th June 2022

Happy 30th Birthday, Spawn

Spawn, a comic book title created by Todd McFarlane and published by Image Comics since 1992, features an American superhero character with an interesting pedigree. Spawn is distinguishable by “a “neural parasite cloak,” a particularly shaped face mask, green eyes and a red “M” on the chest”, as described by a judge in Wisconsin (and … Read more

Vs (review)

Writer: Ivan Brandon Artists: Esad Ribic, Nic Klein Image Comics, 2018 THE ART DREW MY EYE from the start. VS covers and alternate covers all share a fine eye for design, including the bold yet nearly invisible logo in outline, and precise, sleek illustration that looks in its city scenes like European albums with bald … Read more

Saga #55 (review)

Writer: Brian K. VaughanArtist: Fiona StaplesImage Comics, 2022 The wait has been long, but Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ seminal work Saga is finally back. After the cliffhanger at the breath-taking finale of part one, the series went into an extended hiatus, leaving followers of the book (including this reviewer) waiting for almost four … Read more

Auntie Agatha’s Home for Wayward Rabbits (revisited) —”Terrific neighborhood all rabbits but for the help and the mouse”

Created by Keith Giffen and Benjamin Roman Image Comics, November 2018 GIVE ME FIVE MINUTES and I can drive you crazy. Sophisticated talk is entertaining for a minute, until it’s clear there is only one track, just the one track, adored and adored and adored till your bored beyond endurance and must escape. This is … Read more