The new comic from writer/artist Bruno Stahl (Spacewarp/Heavy Metal) opens with a quote from Antonio Gramsci: “The old world is dying and the new world struggles to be: now is the time of monsters”. This might sound like the book is going to be heavy going but Boom Bandits is a fun, barn-storming romp with more than a hint of Deadline or early 2000AD
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Blowback from writers James Hereth and Rhonda Smiley and artist Kev Hopgood is a blockbuster movie on the printed page. US marines travel through time to 1776 where they team up with American revolutionaries to fight flesh-eating pirates. There are fist fights, gun fights and explosions from the opening scene of the graphic novel when the hard-boiled Corporal Church yells out “Best be prepared for anything!”
Modelled very closely on DC Thompson’s classic Starblazer and the other ‘Picture Libraries’ it published, can Sentinel bring this format of storytelling to a new generation of readers?
The latest release from The 77 Publications is Blazer, the mastermind of Tharg himself Steve MacManus and is a collection of old school stories and retro thrills in an anthology format
The latest classic British comic to get the Treasury of British Comics treatment from Rebellion Publishing. But instead of reprinting strips from the past, Tammy and Jinty Remixed features all-new material from a stellar collection of today’s finest creators.
With Thistlebone Book 2 beginning it’s run this month in 2000AD, Rebellion have wisely decided to release a collected edition of Book 1. It’s beautiful and terrifying and one of the best strips 2000AD has published in years
With the first volume of Vault’s Shadow Service due to be collected this April, now’s the perfect time to looks back at the supernatural private eye thriller that asks the question “What happens when London’s criminal underworld literally goes to Hell?”