REVIEW: King in Black by Donny Cates

King in Black by Donny Cates My rating: 4 of 5 stars Good fun.Suitably crazy and entertaining as a follow-up to Absolute Carnage with unexpected tie-ins and a solid enough focus on Eddie and Dylan, the two focal points of Donny’s run on Venom. Could it have been darker? More violent/brutal? Sure.Were there a few…

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1: The Final Gauntlet (2019)

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1: The Final Gauntlet WRITER: Donny Cates ART: Geoff Shaw, David Marquez Donny Cates does what Donny Cates does. He writes a kickass comic that has a fantastic cast of characters, gives a great focus on the core ones and is a remarkable combination of very innovative and creative and…

DC/Young Animal: Milk Wars [Comic Review]

STORY: Jon Rivera, Cecil Castellucci, Jody Houser, Gerard Way, Steve Orlando, Magdalene Visaggio ART : Sonny Liew, Dale Eaglesham, Langdon Foss, Mirka Andolfo, Ty Templeton, Aco, Frank Quitely (covers) This was a most conundrum inducing story/event/crossover for me as a comic reader generally and as a DC comic reader specifically. It was fun. But it…

Harbinger Renegade, Vol. 1: The Judgment of Solomon [REVIEW]

Harbinger Renegade, Vol. 1: The Judgment of Solomon Story: Rafer Roberts Art: Darick Robertson & Juan José Ryp Harbinger as a series was one of the highlights of the vaunted and much hyped relaunch of the Valiant line – they all blew me and many readers away, but Harbinger and the adventures of Peter, Faith and all the rest…

New Comic Covers: A-Ku’s Weekly Favourites (13th June, 2018)

Welcome back fellow comic and art appreciators!! As before, we start off with the honourable mentions (yes, I spell honour with a “u”!) for this weeks new comics and it’s quite an interesting variety of styles and looks despite being all Big-2 comics except one: Now, with the honorable mentions out of the way, here’s…

[Comic Review] The Ultimates² vol. 1

The Ultimates², Volume 1: Troubleshooters  by Al Ewing (Writer) Travel Foreman (Illustrations) One of the best and most under-rated team books at Marvel, this incarnation of The Ultimates under the pen of Al Ewing was fantastic in its first volume and in this second not only keeps up that fantastic but takes it to a whole other…