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IAN 3. Blitzkrieg

By Meyer & Vehlmann Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183734 Starting off like a grittier version of International Rescue, my initial expectation was that we were on for a series of hi-octane rescue adventures in improbable places. But IAN’s not been like that at all. Instead, it’s a deeper exploration into ‘self’, with questions of who we […]

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IAN 1. An Electric Monkey

By Meyer & Vehlmann Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183710 Artificial Intelligence seems to be rarely away from the news, and is certainly an increasingly common plot device across books, movies, TV, and comics. Have you noticed how to often it takes the form of an emerging sinister threat? This is natural, and perhaps inevitable. Could our […]

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Lady S Vol 6: A Second Of Eternity

By Aymond & Van Hamme Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184212 If you pick up a Van Hamme book you’re guaranteed to get a smartly written thriller, whatever the genre he’s writing for. With Lady S it’s a contemporary mix of crime and espionage, suffused with twists and double-crosses.  Lady S, or Shania, is unwittingly thrown into […]

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Twenty Years Later

By Dany & Van Hamme Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184151 In this follow up book to Story Without A Hero the timeframe jumps two decades. The survivors of the air crash in the jungle made good with their improvised hot air balloon escape and are now living separate lives, not least Laurent who has grown to […]

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Mazeworld

By Grant & Ranson Publisher: Rebellion ISBN: 9781781086568 It’s been three decades since the death penalty was abolished in Britain, but now Adam Cadman is to the first in a new swathe. Except Adam’s execution doesn’t go to plan, and rather than dying he finds himself on Mazeworld, still in the hood he was hung […]

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Trent Vol 3: When The Lamps Are Lit

By Rodolphe & Leo Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183864 The loneliness of the frozen north is taking its toll on Trent and so he finally makes the decision to return to Agnes and propose, only to discover that the home she once lived in is abandoned and that she’s married another. The next we see of […]

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