[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…

Black Bolt Vol. 1: Hard Time

Black Bolt Vol. 1: Hard Time (Marvel Comics) STORY : Saladin Ahmed ART : Christian Ward Absolutely fucking gorgeous. THIS is what is a true sleeper hit and something that will without a doubt develop a cult following. I almost never swear or such in these things but, DAMN!

A Bat(man) for the Ages. [Batman Anthology Review]

I’ve been reading a lot of comics for a long time now and I’ve reviewed my fair share on this blog and on other spaces and places around these inter-webs. In all this time as a comic reader and fan, one of my favourite characters consistently (and I’m sure for many of you too), has…

X-O Manowar Vol. 10: Exodus [REVIEW]

X-O Manowar Vol. 10: Exodus (Valiant Comics) STORY : Robert Vendetti ART : Rafa Sandoval Talk about ending a long series with a bang! Started out as just another superhero comic but turned into fantastic inter-galactic sci-fi in no time and since then has been a great balance between the human element of its star-lost…

REVIEW: “Bounty” Volume 1 (Image Comics)

Bounty: Volume 1 (Image Comics) STORY : Kurtis Wiebe ART : Mindy Lee (art) & Leonardo Olea (colours) Good, clean(ish) fun. This book is utterly and totally hilarious and yet it’s not a comedy book. It really is remarkable when I can read a comic nowadays and be THIS entertained given how many there are…

All The Licensed Comics!

Comics are booming in popularity, variety and just generally being fantastic these days – and on the international scale it’s never been bigger and closer to mainstream than it is right now. One element of that which doesn’t get covered a lot by itself is the licensed properties, i.e, comics about things that weren’t originally…