Comic Book Review – The Old Guard Book One: Opening Fire

The Old Guard #1–5Created by Greg Rucka and Leandro FernándezColours by Daniela Miwa, Letters by Jodi WynnePublished by Image Comics Because I’m trying to return to regular blogging, I thought I’d try some of that ‘scheduling content’ stuff, where the blogger talks about something that is relevant to the time…

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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…

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Notes On A Film: Deadpool 2

There has been sufficient time since Deadpool 2 was in cinemas that I can write my thoughts about the film because I need to discuss spoilers in my reaction to it, and I know how people feel about spoilers in films they haven’t seen yet, because I’m one of those…

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Comic Book Review – Dark Nights: Metal: Dark Knights Rising

Written by Scott Snyder, Grant Morrison, James Tynion IV, Joshua Williamson, Frank Tieri, Sam Humphries, Dan Abnett, Peter J Tomasi Art by Carmine Di Giandomenico, Riccardo Federici, Ehtan van Sciver, Philip Tan, Tyler Kirkham, Francis Manapul, Tony S Daniel, Danny Miki, Riley Rossmo, Howard Porter, Jorge Jimenez, Dough Mahnke, Jaime…

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Book Review: Anxiety Is Really Strange

Written by Steve Haines Art by Sophie Standing 230mm x 170mm, 32pp ISBN: 978-1-84819-389-5 Published by Singing Dragon   After I reviewed When Are You Going To Get A Proper Job?, the publishers offered me the opportunity to read and review this book. I was intrigued because it combines my…

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Comic Book Review: Void Trip #1

Written by Ryan O’Sullivan Art by Plaid Klaus Letters by Aditya Bidikar Published by Image Comics Void Trip introduces the reader to Ana and Gabe, a space-based stoner duo – Ana is a bit like a female Jay (of Jay and Silent Bob) but without the foul mouth; Gabe is…

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Catch-up Comic Book Reviews – Rivers of London: Night Witch #1

Written by Ben Aaronovitch & Andrew Cartmel Art by Lee Sullivan Colours by Luis Guerrero Letters by Rob Steen Edited by Steve White Published by Titan Comics The Rivers of London series of books is really terrific, telling the adventures of Constable Peter Grant as he becomes the first new…

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Comic Book Review – Doctor Who: Four Doctors

Doctor Who: Four Doctors #1–5 Written by Paul Cornell Art by Neil Edwards Colours by Ivan Nunes Letters by Richard Starkings/Jimmy Betancourt Edited by Andrew James Published by Titan Comics On the planet Marinus at some point during the Time War, the War Doctor is with the Voord, a hive…

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Comic Book Review: The Troop #1

Written and created by Noel Clarke Art by Joshua Cassara Colours by Luis Guerrero Letters by Rona Simpson Edited by Steve White Published by Titan Comics Noel Clarke should stop being so damn capable at everything he tries. In addition to acting, screenwriting, producing and directing films, he’s turned his…

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