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The Man From The Great North

By Hugo Pratt Publisher: EuroComics IDW ISBN: 9781684050581 If you’ve ever picked up a Corto Maltese story you’ll be familiar with Hugo Pratt’s relaxed and loose storytelling, both in terms of the story and the artwork. His characters are often scallywags, scoundrels or down-right psychopaths with loose morals, base impulses or hidden agendas to the […]

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Marsupilami Vol 2: Bamboo Baby Blues

By Franquin, Batem & Greg Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183642 The Marsupilami, the creation of cartooning genius Franquin during his time on the splendid Spirou and Fantasio, now has his own series, and long overdue it is too. Although this new series is not created by Franquin himself, he has overseen it, and huge credit to […]

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Marsupilami Vol 1: The Marsupilami’s Tail

By Franquin, Batem & Greg Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183635 The Marsupilami is a character I remember from family summer holidays to France as a child. At the time my only experience of French and Belgium comics was Asterix and Tintin, but those holidays offered tiny glimpses to a host of other characters and stories, and […]

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XIII Vol 22: The Martyr’s Message

By Jigounov & Sente Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183499 This audacious continuation of the XIII series sees Jason torn between self preservation and saving his friends when a well armed and connected brother turns up for revenge. Fortunately for Jason, his contacts are greater still, and the resulting peace deal sees him gather the means to […]

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XIII Vol 21: Return To Green Falls

By Jigounov & Sente Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183017 Trapped in Afghanistan, and seemingly outmanoeuvred and manipulated by unknown forces, our small band of heroes are held captive between a strange alliance between some renegade US officers and the Taliban. After a brutal display of just how far their keepers are willing to go to secure […]

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