Staff Picks

Staff Picks – Week of 17/05/2017

Supergirl Volume 1: Reign of the Cyborg Supermen Steve Orlando (w), Brian Ching (a), Michael Atiyeh (c) DC Comics Thomas says: The Supergirl Rebirth title is an entertaining read bringing Kara Zor El back from her powerless, Nu52 funk and…

Staff Picks – Week of 10/05/2017

Bug! Adventures of Forager #1 Lee Allred (w), Mike Allred (a), Laura Allred (c) DC Comics Joe says: The latest offering from DC’s Young Animal imprint and, in my opinion, it’s the strongest yet. Mike Allred is a master storyteller and when…

Staff Picks – Week of 03/05/2017

The Amazing Spider-Man Epic Collection: The Goblin’s Last Stand Stan Lee (Ha!), Gerry Conway (w), John Romita Snr. (a), Gil Kane (a) Marvel Comics Thomas says: This is a great run and one of the most important periods in the…

Staff Picks – Week of 27/04/2017

Star Hawks Volume 1: 1977-1978 Gil Kane (a), Ron Goulart (w) IDW Publishing Thomas says: I am a huge fan of Gil Kane and had never seen this before when it was previously reproduced by Hermes Press so when I…

Staff Picks – Week of 19/04/2017

Treves A Restless Night Tom Ward (w), Luke Parker (a), Nick J. Shaw (l) Ward and Parker Thomas says: This is the most recent release from Ward and Parker and takes place in their Sensational Elephantman Universe. This tale deals…

Staff Picks – Week of 12/04/2017

Cerebus Archive Number Five Dave Sim and Gerhard Aardvark Vanaheim Thomas says: Containing prints of the ten earliest pages from Jaka’s Story this entry in the series was one I had been looking forward to for some time. Jaka’s Story…

Staff Picks – Week of 05/04/2017

An Illustrated History of Hergé’s Aircraft – From Tintin to Jo, Zette and Jocko Frank Griese and Richard Humberstone Blue Rider Publishing Thomas says: This is yet another excellent look at the aircraft that appeared throughout the works of Hergé.…

Staff Picks – Week of 29/03/2017

Hillbilly V.1 Eric Powell Albatross Funny Books Thomas says: Hillbilly tells the tale of local folk hero Rondel as he battles Witches, Monsters and all manner of nasties in the Appalachian forests. Written with Powell’s usual flair the book is…

Staff Picks – Week of 22/03/2017

Flight of the Raven Jean-Pierre Gibrat (w/a) Euro Comics/IDW Publishing Thomas says: At last; an English translation of award winning Gibrat’s sequel to his earlier book The Reprieve. Flight of the Raven focuses this time on the sister of that…

Staff Picks – Week of 15/03/2017

Bad Machinery: The Case of the Team Spirit (Pocket Edition) John Allison (w/a) Oni Press Joe says: It’s been a long time coming but I’ve finally started reading Bad Machinery and it’s all thanks to this new format; one that…

Staff Picks – Week of 08/03/2017

Cob the Conqueror Timothy Winchester (w/a) Self Published Joe says: Lots of new (to the shop anyway) Timothy Winchester comics in the West Wing at the moment and I loved them all but had to give my pick to “Cob”…

Staff Picks – Week of 01/03/2017

Royal City Jeff Lemire (w/a) Image Comics Joe says: We can add another to Lemire’s growing list of recent successes, Royal City #1 is another standout issue from one of my favourite creators. Lemire is a master of his craft;…