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…

The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

Is it earth-shattering? No. Does it change the literary landscape? No. Is it deep and powerful and life-changing? Not really for most I suppose. But it has been an experience. It’s slow, gentle, sweet and filled with humour that almost never goes beyond small chuckles. I won’t spoil it but it’s like a gentle rollercoaster…

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…

New Comic Covers: A-Ku’s Weekly Favourites (22nd March, 2018)

Aaand I’m back! This business of keeping a weekly schedule – man do I suck at it! Managed to get the Tomb Raider review in last week but missed out on this list the past couple of weeks. My fault. But back again as early as possible after the Wednesday releases! I’ve shortened the list…