The Illuminati #1 (MARVEL, 2016)
STORY : Joshua Williamson
ART : Shawn Crystal
There have been other Marvel series bearing this name, This is the recent one where supervillainThe Hood tries to recruit Titania and a bunch of villains to form his own evil Illuminati Continue reading “REVIEW: The Illuminati (Marvel, 2015)”
Devi: Rebirth #1 (Graphic India) STORY: Siddharth Kotian ART : Mukesh Singh (art), Nanjan J (colours) & Jenny Frison (cover) This issue marks a revival of a relatively in-limbo character of Devi by Graphic India. Originally published by someone else … Continue reading REVIEW: Devi: Rebirth #1 (Graphic India, 2016)
The tension in the room was enough to make even the toughest of the tough break out in a sweat. Guns were drawn and as my eyes roamed over those present before me I felt my pulse hammer waiting to … Continue reading Last Meals (SHORT STORY)
The Flintstones #1 (DC Comics)
STORY : Mark Russell
ART : Steve Pugh (interior art) and Chris Chuckry (colours)
One of the latest efforts in the DC Comics company-wide revamp has been to take old Hanna-Barbera cartoons and, well, revamp them for a new age and a new audience. Now the warning sign in these situations usually is that some things were fun because of what they were and changing them too much can make them nothing but hollow reimaginings that might have been better as purely new concepts with new characters instead of pandering to nostalgia – THIS to me is the big “?” when it comes to these new Hanna-Barbera titles. Continue reading “REVIEW: The Flintstones #1 (DC Comics, 2016)”
“What a kind insult!” he chuckled, “And here I thought he was looking down on us, but no, he’s got a kindness to him doesn’t he!” The crowd in the tavern let loose a low cacophony of short laughs and … Continue reading SHORTY STORY: Untitled (Midweek Mental Meandering)
Civil War II #2 (Marvel Comics) STORY: Brian Michael Bendis ART: David Marquez (art), Justin Ponsor (colours) SO! We have another big event from one of the Big-2 comic publishers, this one feeling by default like an attempt to get … Continue reading Civil War II #2 (Marvel) – Event Comics. Do you really NEED to read?
It’s good to be home! After a week sweltering in China for work and turning into a human puddle in 80% humidity, it’s nice to be back in Delhi… where I can swelter and turn into a puddle in 70% … Continue reading A Beautiful Idea: Why Explore Space?