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…

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…

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…