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Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files 06

By • Mar 24th, 2015 • Category: 2000AD, 2000AD, 2006, 4 stars, 4 stars, 4 stars, Action, Casanovas, Jose, Cooper, John, Dillon, Steve, Ezquerra, Carlos, Grant, Alan, Judge Dredd, Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files, Rebellion, Review, Science fiction, Smith, Ron, Wagner, John

More classic-era Judge Dredd as Mega City One recovers from the Apocalypse War

Zenith: Phase 1

By • Mar 15th, 2015 • Category: 2000AD, 2014, 3 stars, 3 stars, 3 stars, Morrison, Grant, Rebellion, Review, Superhero, Yeowell, Steve, Zenith

Grant Morrison’s take on the superhero, from the pages of 2000AD, hasn’t seen a reprint in nearly thirty years. Was it worth the wait?

Bicycle, The

By • Mar 4th, 2015 • Category: 2014, 3 stars, 4 stars, 4 stars, Epigram Books, Historical, Review, Sinann, Cheah, Sinann, Cheah, War

As the Japanese army invade Singapore on bicycles in 1942, a young boy sees an opportunity to learn to ride

Harlem Hellfighters, The

By • Feb 9th, 2015 • Category: 2014, Action, Biography, Brooks, Max, Duckworth Overlook, Historical, Review, War, White, Caanan

The story of the 369th Infantry Regiment in WWI, an African American unit called the Harlem Hellfighters

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