Staff Picks

Staff Picks – Week of 04/04/2018

The Reprieve Jean-Pierre Gibrat Euro Comics Thomas says: Set in 1943 this prequel to the excellent Flight of the Raven follows Julien Sarlat as he hides from the war. I absolutely loved the first book, the art was sumptuous and…

Staff Picks – 28/03/2018

Batman Beyond #18 Dan Jurgens (w), Phil Hester (a) DC Comics Thomas says: I like Jurgens. I grew up in the eighties reading his comics so it’s always fun to read a comic from him especially since he hasn’t lost…

Staff Picks – Week of 21/03/2018

The Art of Sea of Thieves HC Rare Dark Horse Ryan says: Wild waters, a merry crew, buried treasure and endless undead enemies; the ingredients that led to the creation of one of 2018’s most anticipated MMO video games —…

Staff Picks – Week of 14/03/2018

Me + You: Waiting Timothy Winchester (w / a) Self Published Joe says: The fourth instalment of Winchester’s Me + You series is out and it’s not quite as heartbreakingly sad as usual – which is only a plus! Not…

Staff Picks – Week of 07/03/2018

Snails are Just My Speed! Kevin McCloskey Toon Books Camila says: Snails are just my speed! is the latest in Toon Books’ line of books for really young readers, that includes Art Spiegelman’s Jack in the Box and Jeff Smith’s…

Staff Picks – Week of 28/02/2018

Amazing Cerebus #1 Dave Sim & Sandeep Atwal (w), Dave Sim & Gustav Dore (a) Aardvark Vaaheim Thomas says: This issue of Sim’s ongoing Cerebus In Hell series is also the 41st anniversary special. Your mileage may vary with what…

Staff Picks – Week of 21/02/2018

Black Panther Annual Priest & Mike Perkins / Don McGregor & Daniel Acuña / Reggie Hudlin & Ken Lashley Marvel Comics Adam says: You’ve seen the latest Marvel Studios flick, right? Still hard to believe it’s a Marvel film some…

Staff Picks – Week of 14/02/2018

X-Men: Grand Design #1 & #2 Ed Piskor Marvel Comics Adam says: Covering the earliest adventures of the very first team of X-Men assembled by Professor Charles Xavier in the mid-1960s, “Grand Design” is a loving work of comics microhistory…

Staff Picks – Week of 31/01/2018

JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1 Steve Orlando/Gerard Way (w), Aco (a) DC Comics Liz says: Unsurprisingly, the first chapter of ‘Milk Wars’, DC’s Young Animal/Justice League of America crossover, is utterly bonkers, borderline-incomprehensible and darned entertaining at the same time. The…

Staff Picks – Week of 24/01/2018

A Void Trip To Paradiso: An Image Comics Exhibition Ram V, Ryan O’Sullivan, Plaid Klaus and Dev Pramanik Image Comics Ryan says: New exhibitions are always an exciting event at Orbital, and our first new show of 2018 is certainly…

Staff Picks – Week of 10/01/2018

Cowboy Ninja Viking – Deluxe Edition TPB A.J. Lieberman (w), Riley Rossmo (a) Image Comics Ryan says: Forget the fact that there’s a movie coming next year, and forget that Chris Pratt is attached in the lead role … this.…