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October 18, 2019

Image Comics

Alpha King #1 (review)

Alpha King #1 (review) (Image Comics, May 2016) Writers: Brian Azzarello, Nick Floyd and Simon Bisley Promotional tie-ins between comics and various goods and services are commonplace. Most usually these tie-ins are linked to toys or movies. Some of these have been exceptionally successful, for example, “Transformers”. More blatant, perhaps, is various American publishers’ efforts

An American heart of darkness

“Manifest Destiny” Volume 1: Flora & Fauna Volume 2: Amphibia & Insecta Volume 3: Chiroptera & Carniformaves 2014-2016, Images Comics and Skybound Entertainment Writer: Chris Dingess Review by DG Stewart, 19 March 2016 Writer Joseph Conrad published his masterpiece novel “Heart of Darkness” in 1899. The novel described Mr Conrad’s experience with colonial barbarism in

The Wicked + The Divine “The Faust Act” (or, How Kanye West became a God)

Any review of The Wicked + The Divine (Image Comics, 2014) and its first collected work, entitled The Faust Act, needs to first address the influence of Jack Kirby in comics. Jack Kirby was a masterful writer and artist responsible for the creation or co-creation of many immediately recognisable comic book properties, primarily for Marvel

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