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Sword and the Butterfly, The

By • Sep 29th, 2014 • Category: 2014, 3 stars, 3 stars, 4 stars, Fantasy, Jimenez, Jim, Razor Wolf Entertainment, Review, Wolf, Matthias

Mythologies collide in Matthias Wolf’s latest book, which sees an orphan girl fight for the right to wield an ancient sword of great power

Antares: Episode 5

By • Sep 20th, 2014 • Category: 2014, 4 stars, 4 stars, 4 stars, Antares, Cinebook, LEO, LEO, Review, Science fiction, Worlds of Aldebaran, The

Kim continues her journey to find her daughter, landing on the planet the explorers believe is emitting a mysterious ray.

Absence, The

By • Sep 14th, 2014 • Category: 2014, 4 stars, 4 stars, 4 stars, Literary, Review, Stiff, Martin, Stiff, Martin, Titan Comics

A suspenseful, mysterious graphic novel that isn’t quite as scary as it looks


By • Sep 10th, 2014 • Category: 2014, 4 stars, 5 stars, 5 stars, Literary, O'Malley, Bryan Lee, O'Malley, Bryan Lee, Review, SelfMadeHero

Comics superstar Bryan Lee O’Malley’s new book takes his hip twenty-somethings on a Groundhog Day-like journey through time and regret

Extinction Parade, The – Volume 1

By • Aug 27th, 2014 • Category: 2014, 3 stars, 3 stars, 3 stars, Avatar, Brooks, Max, Caceres, Raulo, Horror, Review

The writer of World War Z returns to the zombie genre with another new twist: vampires

Death Sentence

By • Aug 14th, 2014 • Category: 2 stars, 2014, 3 stars, 4 stars, Dowling, Mike, Horror, Montynero, Review, Science fiction, Superhero, Titan Comics

What would you do if you contracted a virus that turns you into a super-human but only gives you 6 months to live?


By • Jul 21st, 2014 • Category: Review

Concerned about Google Glass? Wait until you read about Oculus

Sugar Skull

By • Jul 4th, 2014 • Category: 2014, 5 stars, 5 stars, 5 stars, Burns, Charles, Burns, Charles, Jonathan Cape, Literary, Pantheon Books, Review, Science fiction, X'ed Out

The final part of Charles Burns’ trilogy ties off all its loose ends, leaving this reviewer little short of gob-smacked

Love Bunglers, The

By • Jun 28th, 2014 • Category: 2014, 5 stars, 5 stars, 5 stars, Fantagraphics, Hernandez, Jaime, Hernandez, Jaime, Literary, Love & Rockets, Love and Rockets - Jaime Hernandez, Review, Romance

Jaime Hernandez catches up with Maggie and Ray, now in their forties, and still failing to decide whether they’re in love or not

ABC Warriors: The Mek Files 01

By • Jun 15th, 2014 • Category: 2000AD, 3 stars, 3 stars, 3 stars, ABC Warriors, Bisley, Simon, Ewins, Brett, Ezquerra, Carlos, Gibbons, Dave, McCarthy, Brendan, McMahon, Mike, Mills, Pat, O'Neill, Kevin, Rebellion, Review, Science fiction, SMS

Reread the origins of Pat Mills’ ABC Warriors in this reprint of the first two series from 2000AD