Review | Lazarus Vol 1: Family

Lazarus by Greg Rucka and Michael Lark combines family dynasties, with all its intrigue and plot twists, and high tech action adventure to create a rewarding page turner.

Review | Battling Boy

Presenting new full length material from Paul Pope, Battling Boy reminds and reinforces why he’s a great storyteller.

Peter Maresca’s Restoration Process

A brief interview with Peter Maresca at CBR caught my interest about his restoration process in relation to working on Titan’s Flash Gordon series.

Review | Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

A fun and fast paced adventure through 19th century Turkey, Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant delivers in print form. Lovable ne’er-do-well Delilah Dirk is an Indiana Jones for the 19th century. She has traveled to Japan, Indonesia, France, and even the New World. Using the skills...

Review | Prince Valiant Vol 7: 1949-1950

Another excellent volume in the march of Hal Foster’s creation, Prince Valiant Volume 7: 1949-1950 shines on Princess Aleta. You might think that birth of Prince Valiant’s son Arn at the end of the previous volume would have slowed down Val’s adventuring, but you would be...

Review | Mark Schultz’s Xenozoic Tales Artist’s Edition

Another stunning collection of original art brought full size to the discerning reader, Mark Schultz’s Xenozoic Tales Artist’s Edition is the best presentation of this material to date. Xenozoic Tales is the classic story of a post-apocalyptic future where mankind has retreated to...

Review | Clockwerx

Giant steampunk robots terrorizing London: what’s not to like?

Review | Conan Vol 14: The Death

An intimate look at Conan and his relationship with BĂȘlit, queen of the black coast.

Review | The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward

A tale of intrigue, mystery and the macabre, H.P. Lovecraft’s The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward is masterfully adapted by I.N.J. Culbard into a compelling read. Providence, Rhode Island, 1928. A dangerous inmate disappears from a private hospital for the insane, his method of escape...

Review | Alex Raymond’s Rip Kirby Vol 1: 1946-1948

A solid look into “the first modern detective”, IDW’s Library Of American Comics presents a wonderful look into post war crime fiction. The first volume of Alex Raymond’s modernist classic reproduces, from syndicate proof sheets, every strip from the beginning, March...

Review | Will Eisner’s The Spirit Artist’s Edition

After much delay, and that’s being kind, I was blown away by Will Eisner’s The Spirit Artist’s Edition. Those reading this who wonder if this book is worth the money should run to their nearest comic shop and buy it while they can. IDW is exceedingly proud to offer an...

Review | Muse

A beautiful oversized volume showcasing Terry Dodson’s ability to draw sensual and captivating comics, Muse is a must have for fans of good girl art.

Review | Judge Dredd: The Complete Brian Bolland

A fantastic look at a period in a creator’s career, Judge Dredd: The Complete Brian Bolland is a must-have for fans of this artist. This luscious, oversized hardcover volume collects as many Brian Bolland-illustrated Judge Dredd stories as THE LAW* will allow! (*Seriously, there’s...

Moebius 80s English Volumes Still Only Cover Price

There’s been a lot of talk and buzz online recently about Moebius and the dearth of English translated material, even a Facebook petition. Anything he collaborated on with Jodorowsky makes its way through Humanoids but the rest is languishing. Most conversations mention Moebius’...

Review | Namor Visionaries: John Byrne Vol 1

Collecting the first nine issues of the 1990 series, Namor Visionaries: John Byrne Volume 1 is an interesting look back at a minor character’s chance to star again. Namor, the Sub-Mariner! The world’s first mutant! King of Atlantis! See one of Marvel’s most iconic characters...

Review | The Chimpanzee Complex Vol 1: Paradox

An interesting spin on what we know of space exploration, The Chimpanzee Complex Volume 1: Paradox is an engaging look at humanity and the desire to achieve. In 2035, the US Navy discovers a strange space capsule that has crashed in the Indian Ocean. Helen Friedman is in charge of...

Review | Grandville Bete Noire

The latest in Bryan Talbot’s anthropomorphic steam punk epic, Grandville Bete Noire takes the familiar mystery framework and turns it on its ear, in a good way. The baffling murder of a famed Parisian artist in his locked and guarded studio takes the tenacious Detective Inspector...

Review | Sharaz-De: Tales From The Arabian Nights

A stunning blend of word and illustration, Sergio Toppi elevates the comic art form in Sharaz-De: Tales From The Arabian Nights. A set of tales inspired by the Arabian Nights by the late European comics master Sergio Toppi, exploring a barbaric society where the supernatural is the only...

Review | The Alliance Of The Curious

A unique tale of action, black comedy and mystery, Humanoids brings English speaking audiences Philippe Riche’s The Alliance Of The Curious. Three antique dealers team up to work on the most bizarre and obscure of cases. Their current investigation begins when they find a reliquary in...

Best Reprints Of 2012

The year is now over and I can confidently publish my list of favourite reprints of 2012. To make sure I remembered what I read I kept a running list of books on my phone for the year, which makes this kind of list fairly easy. Click the title for a full review if available. Sharaz-de: 1001...