Author Archive for Liz

Staff Picks – Week of 11/09/2019

Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass OGN Mariko Tamaki (w), Steve Pugh (a) DC Comics Paul says: One of the most pleasing things about the reinvention of Harley Quinn is the fact that her origins are being readdressed. There’s a shift from…

Staff Picks – Week of 28/08/2019

978-91-87325-43-4 Mushbuh (w/a) Peow Joe says: Possibly the most surreal book I’ve read in some time, 978-91-87325-43-4 is a book that’s as focused on its product design as its illustrations. A gorgeous package that requires manipulation from the reader –…

Staff Picks – Week of 21/08/2019

Strayed #1 Carlos Giffoni (w), Juan Doe (a) Dark Horse Comics Chief says: Strayed is a book that comes at you and manages to push all the right buttons. In Giffoni & Doe’s futurist world, we start in media res…

HEY, AMATEUR!: An Interview with Shelly Bond

Award-winning former DC/Vertigo editor and Black Crown Publishing curator Shelly Bond is launching a new anthology, HEY, AMATEUR! on Kickstarter. HEY, AMATEUR! is a collection of single-page, nine-panel stories, part personal “how-to,” part “how-so”, which promises to teach new skills…

Frame By Frame- The Boys

Welcome to Frame by Frame, Orbital Comics’ movie and TV review podcast! This week, Liz, Paul and special guest Michael Ajih go rogue with The Boys TV series on Amazon Prime! “A group of vigilantes set out to take down corrupt…

Staff Picks- Week of 24/07/2019

In Waves TPB AJ Dungo (w),(a) Nobrow Mattia says: Presented at the latest ELCAF 2019, In Waves by AJ Dungo is one of the best graphic novels I’ve read this year so far. It is a deep, sad, intense work…

Frame By Frame- Spider-Man: Far From Home

Welcome to Frame by Frame, Orbital Comics’ movie and TV review podcast! This week, Liz & Paul go on a globetrotting adventure with everyone’s favourite webslinger with Spider-Man: Far From Home! “Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up…

Spider-Man: Far From Home- Liz’s Review

(Warning: This review may contain some SPOILERS!) More than any other film in the history of Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spider-Man: Far From Home has a tough act to follow. Not only is it the follow-up to Avengers: Endgame (now tracking…

Orbiting Comics #21

Welcome to the latest issue of Orbiting Comics, the reviews podcast from Orbital, London’s favourite comic-book shop! In this issue, Scott sits down with Val to discuss a few interesting new series from May 29th – June 11th 2019: X-Men Grand…

Frame By Frame- Dark Phoenix

Welcome to Frame by Frame, Orbital Comics’ movie and TV review podcast! This week, Liz, Paul and Scott welcome special guest Michael Ajih for an X-citing debate about Dark Phoenix! ” Jean Grey begins to develop incredible powers that corrupt…

This is Manga: The Art of Urasawa Naoki

The artwork of manga master Naoki Urasawa is now on display in in London, marking his first exhibition in the United Kingdom. Liz and Paul were sent to attend a special preview on behalf of Orbital, where they were treated…

Orbiting Comics #20

Welcome to the latest issue of Orbiting Comics, the reviews podcast from Orbital, London’s favourite comic-book shop! In this issue, Scott sits down with Ryan to discuss some noteworthy comics from May 15th – 28th 2019: Aquaman #48 (DC) Age…