World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

27th May 2022

MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES (review) (or, “Send no bail I’ll escape on my own”)

Writer: Ed Brubaker Art: Sean Phillips Image Comics, October 2018 I CAN TELL A STORY IN PERFECT FAITH the facts are straight, and still be wrong. Light glances off the real in imaginary ripples before reaching us. This is how the art gripped me in this unsettling crime novella, as if seen in an intervening … Read more

Rocket Girl Volumes 1 and 2 (review) – A world’s fate rests on you

Writer: Brandon Montclare Art: Amy Reeder Image Comics, 2014 and 2017 RHYMES AND REASONS FOR ROMANCE PERSIST. Placing a young teen girl in a skin-tight flightsuit would not usually appeal to me, due to the improbability, feels cooked-up for a market demographic, which appears to be exactly how the time traveler police girl from the … Read more