World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

19th May 2022

Vale Neal Adams (1942-2022)

Ground-breaking American comic book artist Neal Adams died this week, aged 80. Mr Adams had a distinctive style which was unlike any of his contemporaries. In the 1970s, Mr Adams pushed comic book art to a new level of professionalism. His work is the inspiration for other formidable artists like Jim Lee (who has wrote … Read more

X-Men: Red #1 (review)

Writer: Al Ewing Artists: Stefano Caselli and Federico Blee Marvel Comics. June, 2022 At the outset: an apology. This critique mentions the names of characters and various backstories which a new reader looking for some objective narrative will not follow. In that sense, our critique entirely resembles the object of its scrutiny – it is … Read more

What If…? Omnibus Volume 1 and 2 (review) —“Tangents touch barely once and go”

Writers: Peter B. Gillis et al. Pencilers: Herb Trimpe et al. Marvel Comics, 2021 – 2022 IMAGINARY WORLDS COLLIDE wherever creatures flourish crying me me me over you you you while us us us turn every which way more or less uncomfortably comfortable together toward multiple futures. This is the jangled feeling of presences and … Read more