Category: comic


iron fist

The Iron Fist has obviously had one of the more problematic journeys to the small screen. Was it less problematic when it was created? Maybe. It was created at a point when there was a huge interest in martial arts, Read more…


shipwreck by warren ellis

I was sold on the book from the first image I saw of it. I buy and read pretty much everything Warren Ellis writes, so I would have found it anyway, and I subscribe to his letter, which is an Read more…


Paul Duffield, the great artist that worked on Warren Ellis’s Freakangels is working on this great new project, which you should go and check out.


This wasn’t one of the best Batman stories I have read – it was shackled too much to the source material, and by that I don’t mean Batman, I mean Frankenstein. I liked some of the other Elseworlds stories, but Read more…


A little different to Scott Pilgrim. In fact it took me a second to realise I was reading a book from the same author. Great awareness, right? But I vaguely recognised the artistic flourishes of O’malley. This was a quick Read more…


Thank you, Jonathan Hickman, for giving me the Fantastic Four back. In simpler times I watched the cartoon on TV, and this was before DVD and the Internet, so it took a while to piece the story together, but I Read more…


I suppose that recognising something of yourself in a character is nothing new … In fact I know it’s not, and the degree to which the writer / artist pulls you into the heart of that magic can be the Read more…


It’s usually a writer that pulls me into a comic, and I think that could be because pretty art is great up to a point, but if there is no meat to the story it’s going to suck. I have Read more…


I love John Smith – I think the first thing by him that I ever read was Indigo Prime. I have enjoyed Devlin Waugh. I loved Revere. There is something in his writing that is akin to Grant Morrison, something Read more…