REVIEW: Double D v1 (Image, 2015)

Double D v1 (Image, 2015) STORY : Eddie Argos ART : Steven Horry (art), David Cooper (colours) & Colin Bell (letters) Story by a British musician/writer about a fat kid who gets his ass kicked a lot and then discovers that one day he is super-strong and fast and all, so long as he keeps…

REVIEW: Huck #5 (Image Comics, 2016)

Huck #5 (Image Comics) STORY : Mark Millar ART : Rafael Albuquerque The adventures of the somewhat idealised Superman archetype that is Huck continues. Last issue ended with some serious jump in pacing and shifted the narrative into a faster gear than the prior three issues combined as we finally learnt about Hucks formerly Russian…

The Great Sorting… has begun!

So… I’ve been an unabashed fan of reading pretty much everything since I was a kid. From error-filled readings of newspaper articles which I didn’t even remotely understand that made my parents chuckle no end, to hilarious mispronunciations of words from silly Archie Comics (I remember my family having a huge laugh at me pronouncing…

2015 Eisner Awards – My picks!

It’s award season!! Well, okay fine, its not a “season” like with some industries, but it’s time for The Eisner Awards and I’m so completely and totally excited! The past couple of years have been a boon and a blessing for comic fans and creators alike with so, so many amazing comics coming out –…

REVIEW: ODY-C #1

ODY-C #1 (Image Comics) Story : Matt Fraction Art : Christian Ward (art), Dee Cunniffe (flattening) and Chris Eliopoulos (letters) Definitely a comic quite unlike any I’ve read before – Matt Fraction continues to be one of the most prolific and genuinely creative writers of the here and now and Image is clearly still on…

Umbral #9 (Image Comics, 2014)

STORY : Antony Johnston ART : Christopher Mitten (art), Jordan Boyd (colours) and Thomas Mauer (letters) At last, the action starts to pick up again!! The last few issues have been nice in terms of building up characters and a bit of the world itself, but even then they’ve been drawn forward almost painstakingly slowly…