Staff Picks

Staff Picks – Week of 08/11/2017

Fiction House: From Pulps to Panels, From Jungles to Space Mitch Maglio (editorial), Various (comics) YOE Books / IDW Publishing Adam says: This hefty tome from YOE Books is divided into a short publishing history of some fifty pages, before…

Staff Picks – Week of 01/11/17

Alter Ego #149 Various, Edited by Roy Thomas TwoMorrows Publishing Thomas says: Alter Ego is always worth a read but this particular issue is a little something extra being a tribute to the legendary Gil Kane and was an immediate…

Staff Picks – Week of 25/10/17

Magritte: This is Not a Biography Vincent Zabus (w), Thomas Campi (a) Self Made Hero Publishing Thomas says: Magritte was always my favourite of the Surrealist painters with Jean Miro coming in as a close second so i leapt at…

Staff Picks – Week of 18/10/2017

The Ghost of Gaudi El Torres (w), Jesus Alonso Iglesias (a) Eurocomics Thomas says: I must confess that I’m not usually a big fan of El Torres’ work, at least based on the few things that I’ve read of his.…

Staff Picks – Week of 11/10/2017

Justice League International Omnibus Vol. 1 Keith Giffen (w), J.M. DeMatteis (w), Mike McKone (a), Bart Sears (a) and others DC Comics Thomas says: There isn’t much to say about this particular era of the Justice League that hasn’t already…

Staff Picks – Week of 04/10/2017

Peppy in the Wild West Hergé Fantagraphics Books Thomas Says: Peppy in the Wild West was first released in Belgium in 1934 in Le Vingtiéme Siécle the same Conservative newspaper in which Tintin first appeared. Although aimed primarily at children…

Staff Picks – Week of 27/09/2017

Jérôme K. Jérôme Bloche: The Shadow Killer Alain Dodier (W&A), Pierre Makyo (W), Serge Le Tendre (W) Eurocomics/IDW Publishing Thomas Says: Eurocomics have done it again but that’s not really much of a surprise, as someone pointed out to me…

Staff picks – Week of 20/09/2017

Star Trek: The Classic UK Comics Vol. 3 Various creators, Curated by Rich Handley IDW Publishing Thomas says: Beautifully and lovingly scanned from Rich Handley’s personal collection, these volumes have been absolutely fantastic. Originally printed in various British comics in…

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…