Writer Top Five: Mark Waid

When it comes to comic books, Mark Waid has done it all. To quote his bio on his digital comics site, Thrillbent, ‘Mark has written thousands of comic books and graphic novels in his 28-year career’, and that’s not even up to date – trying to cover his comic-book biography…

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Comic Book Review – Steed And Mrs. Peel: A Very Civil Armageddon

Steed And Mrs. Peel #0–3 Issue #0: written by Mark Waid, art by Steve Bryant, colours by Ron Riley, letters by Steve Wands Issues #1–3: story by Mark Waid, script by Caleb Monroe, art by Will Sliney, colours by Ron Riley, letters by Ed Dukeshire, edited by Matt Gagnon Published…

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Irredeemable TPB 2

Irredeemable #5–8 by Mark Waid and Peter Krause Although the story can be summed up in the phrase 'What if Superman turned evil?', there is more to the story of the Plutonian and his murderous spree, killing millions of innocents as well as most of his former friends. It examines…

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From A Library – The Brave And The Bold Volumes 1 and 2

The Brave and the Bold: The Lords of Luck (issues 1–6) and The Book of Destiny (issues 7–12) by Mark Waid, George Perez and Jerry Ordway I like the idea of The Brave and the Bold – a book about superhero team-ups; you can have many different characters (rather than…

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From A Library: 52 (The Entire Thing In Four Volumes)

[I'm so inconsistent: I was doing well, with regular posting and reviewing, then I miss a day and I go AWOL. Then Christmas comes along and everything goes to pot. I was meaning to post over Christmas, but that was a little ambitious. So, let's try to get things back…

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