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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

Barracuda 1: Slaves

By • May 27th, 2014 • Category: 2013, 4 stars, 4 stars, 5 stars, Action, Cinebook, Dufaux, Jean, Historical, Jérémy, Review

A pirate story that removes the swashbuckling glamour and focuses on the grizzly horror of 17th Century pirates

Snowpiercer 1: The Escape

By • May 15th, 2014 • Category: 2014, 4 stars, 4 stars, 4 stars, Lob, Jacques, Review, Rochette, Jean-Marc, Science fiction, Snowpiercer, Titan Comics

The French graphic novel that inspired the film, Snowpiercer is a post-apocalyptic train ride from Hell

Secret Service Kingsman, The

By • May 7th, 2014 • Category: 2014, Action, Gibbons, Dave, Marvel Comics, Millar, Mark, Review, Titan Books, Vaughn, Matthew

Mark Millar takes on the British Secret Service in his latest genre shake-up

Devlin Waugh: Swimming in Blood

By • Apr 26th, 2014 • Category: 2000AD, 2000AD, 2014, 3 stars, 3 stars, 4 stars, Gaydos, Michael, Phillips, Sean, Review, Science fiction, Smith, John, Yeowell, Steve

Horror and science fiction collide in this classic collection from the pages of 2000AD