Review: Wild Children
Oct24

Review: Wild Children

Wild Children is a new stand-alone graphic novel from Image Comics, created by Ales Kot and with art by Riley Rossmo. Kot’s first graphic novel, Wild Children addresses his concerns about modern education by focussing on a group of five ‘wild children’ who take over their school building, whilst broadcasting the occupation live via webcams. Various shenanigans ensue, involving guns, acid and cross-dressing- but their ultimate message...

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Review: Sunset
Oct16

Review: Sunset

Sunset is the first graphic novel from Minotaur Press, an imprint of Top Cow, and is a collection of the Sunset comic book series. The name Sunset refers to the novel’s protagonist, an aging mob enforcer in the sunset years of his life. Christos Gage, the novel’s creator, was apparently keen to write a comic in the new genre which has been christened ‘Geezer Noir’- think Gran Torino, The Limey, that kind of thing. Art is by Jorge...

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Splinter Cell Graphic Novel Announced
Oct13

Splinter Cell Graphic Novel Announced

Ubisoft has today announced a rather cool partnership with writer Nathan Edmondson and artist Marc Laming to create a graphic novel based on Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell franchise. Set for release in 2013, the Splinter Cell Echoes graphic novel takes place between the events of Splinter Cell Conviction and Splinter Cell Blacklist. The story bridges the gap between the two games with an original story that sets the tone for the opening...

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Review: The Night Projectionist
Oct08

Review: The Night Projectionist

The Night Projectionist is a new graphic novel by Robert Heske, published by Studio 407. Pegged by Fangoria as ‘the next 30 Days of Night’, this dark book is, of course, crawling with vampires- and follows two simultaneous stories, one set in 18th-Century Hungary and the other in the present day. Both stories, however, centre on Dragos- the night projectionist. The story stands alone, but leaves the possibility of further developments...

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Review: Helldiver: Book 1
Oct01

Review: Helldiver: Book 1

Published by Heavy Metal in collaboration with Four Horsemen, Helldiver: Book 1 is the first in a series of graphic novels featuring the nudity and extreme violence characteristic of the Heavy Metal brand. The series is the brainchild of Michael Mendheim, assisted in writing by Mike Kennedy and Sean Jaffee, and artwork is provided by Simon Bisley- best known for his work on Lobo and Sláine. Start to finish, Helldiver is one of the...

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