Dave Gibbons futuristic motion book franchise unleashes another brutal instalment with Treatment Seoul, and sees yet another group risk their lives for TV audiences. But will this incarnation be ratings success or face cancellation from the airwaves?
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Tim Gibson’s Moth City gets its first spin off this week in the form of Moth City Preludes: The Reservoir – an origin story for the maniacal Governor McCaw that is pitched as a western in black, white and blood. But can the evil Governor sustain the story on his own? Especially in a black […]
One year on from their debut line up launch at Comic Con 2012, MonkeyBrain Comics have released five new titles this week, but how do they compare to that first class?
Based in 1930s China and part-funded by the New Zealand government, Tim Gibson’s Moth City has been memorably described by Thrillbent‘s Mark Waid as being ‘f**king great’ and who are we to disagree?!
Dynamite Comics have carved a great niche for themselves as the home of pulp superheroes like The Shadow, The Green Hornet and The Bionic Man. Black Bat is the newest superhero to join this illustrious line up with his own title released this week. However instead of harking back to the golden age of 50s superheroes, […]
It’s not often you get genuinely new ideas in the world of comics, but this month has seen two startingly original books hit the shelves. First there was Jamie McKelvie’s brilliant Young Avengers #4 which included an awesome isometically designed spread that blended the worlds of design and comic art to create something truly unique. […]
It’s another first this week, as Archaia Comics bring us the world’s first digital variant cover. It appears on the front of the preview issue of their reboot of this classic Manga which based on the original from Shotaro Ishinomori. Eventually Cyborg 009 will be relased as a comprehensive hardcover edition, but this digital preview […]
Pipedream Pull List: Tales of the Buddha (Before He Got Enlightened) by Alan Grant, Jon Haward & Jamie Grant
At the opposite end of the comics spectrum from last week’s kid’s comics The Phoenix is this stoner-infused look at the early life of Buddha, which is definitely for adults only! From the wonderfully warped mind of 2000ad legend Alan Grant and fellow Dredd alum John Haward and Jamie Grant Tales of the Buddha (Before […]
This week sees the arrival of the first 3 issues of Mark Waid’s Insufferable on ComiXology. Previously released as weekly updates on his website Thrillbent.com, each issues comprises two installments and introduces us to the world of aging superhero Nocturnus and his upstart protege Galahad. Although it was a great read online Insufferable’s natural home is on […]
Having graced the pages of 2000AD since 1977, Judge Dredd is a quintessentially British comic book creation, mixing bleak dystopian science-fiction with sharp satire and a black, often odd-ball, sense of humour. Getting the recipe right is a fine art that only a handful of greats have managed to do with aplomb. Which brings us […]