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Thorgal Vol 0: The Betrayed Sorceress

By Rosinski & Van Hamme Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184434 The run up to Christmas is often filled with unexpected delights and pleasant surprises, and this was undoubtedly one of them. A book I’d not seen coming as I’d presumed we were moving on to the Jolan stories in the Thorgal saga. Well, how wrong was […]

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Islandia Vol 1: Boreal Landing

By Marc Védrines Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184342 Fifteen-year-old Jacques has been living with his aunt and uncle. Although not poor, they’re struggling to live well and in order to make a living Jacques uncle must spend long periods at sea fishing in the North Atlantic. He’s keen to take Jacques with him but Jacques’ aunt […]

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Corto Maltese: The Early Years

By Hugo Pratt Publisher: Euro Comics ISBN: 9781684055036 These Corto Maltese collections have been wonderfully presented and, thankfully, reproduced at the correct size. At first glance the publisher made the odd decision to start with book 3, Under The Sign Of Capricorn and is only now, years later, returning to book 1. There seem to […]

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Return To Aldebaran: Episode 1

By Leo Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184618 Now here’s a very pleasant surprise indeed. A new Aldebaran series by Leo! It’s the fifth series in the saga to date and does the nifty trick of tying together the various plot threads and characters into a unified story.  Kim has been nominated by the alien species as […]

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Spirou & Fantasio Vol 16: The Z Rises Again

By Tome & Janry Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184410 Sixteen! Sixteen volumes in already? Cinebook have used an ingenious method of mixing older with more contemporary volumes so perhaps that accounts for time flying, but sixteen?  This latest volume picks up on the recent nefarious exploits of Zorglub with a time-twisting trip into the future. Fantasio […]

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