Staff Picks

Staff Picks – Week of 03/10/2018

The Art of Arthur Ranson Arthur Ranson Orbital Gallery Exhibition Karl says: Currently in the Orbital Gallery we have an exquisite collection of artwork by British comics legend, Arthur Ranson. The exhibition spans four decades and includes original pages from…

Staff Picks – Week of 26/09/2018

Retrogade Orbit Kristyna Baczynski (w/a) Avery Hill Publishing Camila says: Avery Hill is killing it this month, with one stunning release after another, including Katriona Chapman’s Follow me in, Tillie Walden’s On a sunbeam, and this little gem by Kristyna…

Staff Picks – Week of 12/09/2018

Batman: Prelude to Knightfall + Batman: Knightfall Volume 1 Chuck Dixon, Doug Moench Graham Nolan, Jim Aparo, Norm Breyfogle, Jim Balent & more DC Comics Gerald says: It’s hard to believe the Knightfall saga is now 25 years old, and…

Staff Picks – Week of 29/08/2018

Sullivan’s Sluggers HC Mark Andrew Smith (w), James Stokoe (a) Dark Horse Will says: A baseball team have their toughest game yet, when grotesque monsters overrun the stadium. Bats in hand, the team must battle for their survival against the…

Staff Picks – Week of 15/08/2018

Making Friends Kristen Gudsnuk Scholastic Will says: Dany has recently entered the scary world of Middle School. Being in 7th grade can be a grueling, confusing and lonely time. But luckily for Dany, she inherits a magical sketchbook where anything…

Staff Picks – Week of 01/08/2018

Poochytown Jim Woodring (w/a) Fantagraphics Camila says: A new Frank book. That’s enough to get anyone who’s familiar with Jim Woodring’s work excited. And it’s such a good one! My favourite out of the ‘new’ series of books that started…

Staff Picks – Week of 25/07/2018

Doom Patrol: The Silver Age Volume 1 Arnold Drake & Bob Haney (w), Bruno Premiani & Bob Brown (a) DC Comics Joe says: The first of, I assume three volumes (fingers crossed that DC actually finish publishing them), this is…

Staff Picks – Week of 18/07/2018

The Spider King Josh Vann (w), Simone D’Armini (a) IDW Comics Ryan says: Vikings VS alien invaders. If that sentence sounds awesome, it’s because it totally is! Writer Josh Vann tells a tale of an unlikely band of Scandinavian heroes,…

Staff Picks – Week of 11/07/2018

The Agency Katie Skelly Fantagraphics Will says: Katie’s art is so goooooood! Exciting, colourful, sexy. The Agency is a collection of short stories where agents 8, 9 and 10 explore their sexuality in wild and creative escapades. Weird and wonderful,…

Staff Picks – Week of 04/07/2018

New Lieutenants of Metal #1 Joe Casey (w), Ulises Farinas (a) Image Comics Joe says: A new, Image mini-series from one of my favourite writers, ‘New Lieutenants of Metal’ is a fun throwback to the type of comic that launched…

Staff Picks – Week of 27/06/2018

One Trick Pony Nathan Hale Amulet Books Will says: Inby, along with her two friends Strata and Auger, have just made one of the biggest discoveries of a lifetime. They stumble across a secret bunker filled with the mother-load of…

Staff Picks – Week of 06/06/2018

Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles #6 Mark Russel (w) Mike Feehan (a) DC Comics Joe says: The conclusion to DC’s most recent update of a Hanna Barbera character and whilst I’m not particularly familiar with the original iteration, I…