World Comic Book Review

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2nd December 2022

Miracleman: The Silver Age #1 (review)

Writer: Neil Gaiman Art: Mark Buckingham  Marvel Comics, December 2022 English author Aldrous Huxley wrote the acclaimed dystopian novel Brave New World in 1931. Brave New World is a grim of all visions of the future. Social engineering, eugenics, sexless procreation, and state-sponsored drug-induced bliss are all indicia of the global society of the year … Read more

Rogues (review) —”Who can possibly lead these beasts?”

Writer: Joshua Williamson Artists: Leomacs, Matheus Lopes, Jason Wordie DC Comics Black Label, March – October 2022 BALD-HEADED BAD GUYS can have a sensitive charm alongside that slithery sneer that gives them away. You may know some of the characters gathered in ROGUES, now up to Issue 3, written by Joshua Williamson, infesting a universe … Read more

Batman #55-57 (2018) (revisited) – Batman—“Synergy fuses us together”

Writer: Tom King Artists: Tony S. Daniel, Danny Miki, Tomeu Morey DC Comics, 2018 SOMETIMES I LOVE BATMAN. The artwork by Tony S. Daniel attracted me to this 2018 storyline in BATMAN #55-57 by writer Tom King, called “Beasts of Burden.” Wonderful spreads of the caped detective in action on the first page and panels … Read more

Doctor Strange: The Best Defense (revisited)

Written by Gerry Duggan Art by Greg Smallwood Published by Marvel Comics, February 2019 In the current state of comics with its millions of titles and time-lines (a.k.a. the multitude of multiverses), it is always refreshing to find a one-shot comic that tells a small (if not epic) self-contained story. With this Doctor Strange book, … Read more