Staff Picks

Staff Picks – Week of 13/08/2017

Sax Rohmer’s Dope Trina Robbins (adaption) IDW Publishing Thomas says: I must confess to not knowing too much about Sax Rohmer’s work apart from the obvious racism and yellow peril of his work, work that is now well over a…

Staff Picks – Week of 06/09/2017

Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Captain Phasma #1 Kelly Thompson (w), Marco Checchetto (a), Andres Mossa (c) Marvel Comics Adam says: SPOILERS: Phasma crawls safely out of the trash compactor! Captain Phasma #1 picks up immediately after…

Staff Picks – Week of 30/08/2017

Be Pure! Be Vigilant! Behave! Pat Mills Millsverse Publishing Thomas says: Pat Mills is a legend. He is also a very honest and fun writer so i’m looking forward to reading his account of his creation of 2000 AD and…

Staff Picks – Week of 23/08/2017

Kirby100 Various Twomorrows Publishing Thomas says: Kirby100 is a tribute book celebrating the centenary of the King’s birth. One hundred creators have been gathered together to wax lyrical about how amazing Jack Kirby is/was and will forever be. Discussing their…

Staff Picks – Week of 16/08/2017

Demon Vol.3 Jason Shiga First Second Books Thomas says: Jason Shiga is insane. The callous, cold blooded nature of the main character and his enemy is astounding. Life is cheap and disposable and . . . i’m fine with that.…

Staff Picks – Week of 09/08/2017

Mister Miracle #1 Tom King (w), Mitch Gerads (a) DC Comics Thomas says: Simply put; this is one of the best comics I’ve read in years, it’s certainly the best this year (with the wonderfully satisfying Astro City #42) and…

Staff Picks – Week of 02/08/2017

Marvel Masterworks Savage She-Hulk Volume 1 HC David Frank Anthony (w), Mike Vosburg (a) Marvel Comics Thomas says: This volume reprints issues 1 to 14 of the original She-Hulk series which perplexed me because, for whatever reason, I have been…

Staff Picks – Week of 26/07/2017

Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge HC Tardi (a), Léo Malet (w) Fantagraphics Books Tom says: Adapted from Malet’s excellent Nestor Burma series, Tardi, the creator of Adelle Blanc Sec, has given visual life to one of France’s best crime series. Having…