Fearscape #1 cover

Comic Book Review: Fearscape #1


Writer: Ryan O’Sullivan Illustrator: Andrea Mutti Colourist: Vladmimir Popov Letters: Andworld Design Publishers: Vault Comics Ryan O’Sullivan, a writer, is writing a comic book about a writer who is not a good writer but is the author of the comic book while being an unreliable narrator and an unpleasant human being, in a story about the idea of writing (and…

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My top five 2000 AD characters

My Top Five 2000 AD Characters


I’m not sure if it’s a law or anything but it’s a rule of thumb: if you read comics and you’re British, then you read 2000 AD at some point in your comic-book reading life. For some, it’s a lifelong connection; for others, it’s a phase but it’s a phase that sticks with you, and the characters that you read during…

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The War In The Dark cover

Book Review: The War In The Dark


By Nick Setchfield I don’t know Mr Setchfield but I am rather jealous of him: he is features editor of SFX magazine, he reviews film and he’s just written a cracking debut novel that mixes espionage with the occult. Talk about living the good life … The book begins with the motto of the British Secret Intelligence Service: Semper Occultus,…

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Avengers Comic Books Are Boring But The Films Are Great

Heresy: Avengers Comic Books Were Boring


I have recently posted my thoughts on Avengers: Infinity War and about my enjoyment of Kurt Busiek’s writing, and it got me thinking about something I find incongruous about the MCU from the perspective of a long-term comic book fan: I have always found The Avengers a really boring book. I bought Busiek’s run on The Avengers, after Heroes Reborn,…

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