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Robbie Burns: Witch Hunter

By • Jan 25th, 2015 • Category: 2 stars, 2014, 3 stars, 4 stars, Beeby, Emma, Fantasy, Literary, Renegade Arts Entertainment, Rennie, Gordon, Review, Trevallion, Tiernen

Scotland’s most famous poet in a fantasy based around his own verse



Predator vs Judge Dredd vs Aliens

By • Jan 20th, 2015 • Category: 2000AD, 2015, 3 stars, 3 stars, 4 stars, Action, Alcatena, Dark Horse, Diggle, Andy, Flint, Henry, Judge Dredd, Rebellion, Review, Science fiction, Wagner, John

Judge Dredd takes on the ultimate sci-fi antagonists in this crossover double-bill



Uber: Volume 1

By • Jan 7th, 2015 • Category: 2014, 4 stars, 4 stars, 5 stars, Avatar, Gillen, Kieron, Review, Science fiction, War, White, Caanan

Superheroes change the ending of World War II in this history-twisting science-fiction-war-horror story



Elric – Volume 1: The Ruby Throne

By • Dec 21st, 2014 • Category: 2014, 4 stars, 4 stars, 5 stars, Blondel, Julien, Elric, Fantasy, Horror, Moorcock, Michael, Poli, Didier, Recht, Robin, Review, Titan Comics

If Game of Thrones has left you gagging for more grown-up fantasy, Elric’s perfectly poised to fill the void



Snowpiercer 2: The Explorers

By • Dec 10th, 2014 • Category: 2014, 3 stars, 3 stars, 3 stars, Legrand, Benjamin, Review, Rochette, Jean-Marc, Science fiction, Snowpiercer, Titan Comics

Life on a post-apocalyptic runaway train doesn’t get any better, even if you’re allowed out to explore



Kick-Ass 3

By • Dec 8th, 2014 • Category: 2014, 4 stars, 4 stars, 4 stars, Kick-Ass, Marvel Comics, Millar, Mark, Review, Romita Jr., John, Superhero, Titan Books

Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. bring Kick-Ass to a close with a crescendo of ultra-violence



Saga: Volume 1

By • Nov 26th, 2014 • Category: 2012, 4 stars, 4 stars, 4 stars, Fantasy, Image Comics, Review, Saga, Science fiction, Staples, Fiona, Vaughan, Brian K.

The first volume of Brian K. Vaughan’s epic story of a child born into a world of war and chaos



Walled Trilogy, The – Book 2: Nocturne

By • Nov 10th, 2014 • Category: 2015, 4 stars, 5 stars, 5 stars, Gestalt, Hoffmeister, Angie, Literary, Opotowsky, Anne, Review, Walled City Trilogy, The

The second of a planned trilogy of books set in Hong Kong’s walled city of Kowloon is a bleak but beautiful story of innocence lost



Luba and Her Family

By • Oct 14th, 2014 • Category: 2014, 3 stars, 3 stars, 4 stars, Fantagraphics, Hernandez, Gilbert, Hernandez, Gilbert, Literary, Love & Rockets, Love and Rockets - Gilbert Hernandez, Review

Gilbert Hernandez moves away from Palomar and focuses on Fritz and Petra, and Luba’s attempt to bring her husband to America



Fatherland

By • Oct 9th, 2014 • Category: 2014, 4 stars, 4 stars, 4 stars, Biography, Bunjevac, Nina, Bunjevac, Nina, Jonathan Cape, Liveright, Review

Nina Bunjevac unravels the mysteries of her own family history in this fascinating tale of a Yugoslavian family divided by politics