Author Archive | Simon Chadwick

Yoko Tsuno Vol 12: The Titans

By Roger Leloup Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183505 Yoko, Vic and Pol have been in a two-month-long hibernation as they make the vast journey of two million light years to the planet Vinea, guided by their Vinean friend Khany. Having been to Vinea before the friends are aware that the plant life is all but extinct […]

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Father And Son

By E.O. Plauen Publisher: New York Review Comics ISBN: 9781681371207 Originally created in 1934 by political cartoonist Erich Ohser, Father And Son was a hugely popular strip in Germany. Because Ohser had previously upset the Nazi regime and been blacklisted the strip was published under a pseudonym. Appearing originally in Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung for three […]

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Valerian & Laureline 18: In Uncertain Times

By Mézières & Christin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183338 With only a handful of volumes to go before Mézières and Christin’s sci-fi epic draws to a close the scale of characters, places and situations that our two heroes have faced and overcome is considerable, and for even a casual reader perhaps a little daunting. Regardless, the […]

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The Walking Dead: Here’s Negan

By Kirkman, Adlard & Rathburn Publisher: Image ISBN: 9781534303270 Whether you’ve been following the comic or have just witnessed his actions on the TV show, Negan is one unbalanced and frightening individual. Savvy enough to rule with an iron fist and not tolerate any wavering from his personal rule of law, but irrational and unpredictable […]

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Valerian & Laureline Vol 17: Orphan Of The Stars

By Mézières & Christin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183314 Following on directly from the previous book, the Orphan Of The Stars sees Valerian and Laureline in the odd position of being in possession of a small child, and what’s more, a small child who just happens to be the heir to richest person in the galaxy. […]

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Baking With Kafka

By Tom Gauld Publisher: Canongate ISBN: 9781786891501 Tom Gauld returns with another collection of cartoons based around the themes of literature, science, history and other topics that tickle his fancy. And jolly good they are too. Many of the cartoons focus not just on the genres and subjects of the novel, but on the authors […]

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