World Comic Book Review

6th February 2023

The Monuments (review)

Creators: Michael S. Bracco, Oliver Mertz, Mike Isenberg Independently published, 2018-2021 The most beautiful of all ruins, in science fiction, surely is that of the giant mecha. Here is the promotional blurb for this 140 page graphic novel, The Monuments: THE MONUMENTS is a 140 page, beautifully illustrated, mystery/adventure story from Oliver Mertz (FIRST LAW … 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

Scouts’ Honor #1-4 (review)

Writer: David Pepose Artist: Lua Casalanguida Aftershock Comics, 2021 Those readers who are preppers or lurk on the sub-Reddit r/bugout will be attracted to the premise of this title. Scout’s Honor is a limited issue comic is set in a North America ravaged by civilisational collapse. Even nine thousand, five hundred and sixty-two days since … Read more

IND-XED (review)

Self-published, 2020. Created by Fraser Campbell, Lucy Sullivan, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou This is an independent science fiction tale, strange and haunting, from the creative team of Fraser Campbell, Lucy Sullivan, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou. We have previously reviewed one of Mr Campbell’s horror comics – the chilling House of Sweets https://www.worldcomicbookreview.com/2020/06/03/house-of-sweets-review/. Here is the promotional copy … Read more