Tag Archives | Cinebook

The Bluecoats: The Navy Blues

By Willy Lambil & Raoul Cauvin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 978-1-905460-82-3 It's baffling at how this sort of book can be created in mainland Europe but spectacularly fail to exist in the UK and US, and there's the added irony here that the subject matter is the American Civil War. Certainly in the UK, we have […]

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Cedric Vol 2: Dad’s Got Class

By Laudec & Cauvin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 978-1-84918-003-0 Cedric is eight-years-old and the trials of his life will be familiar to everyone. I did question what this book could offer me, presuming it was aimed just at children, and perhaps because there's a slight resemblance to Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes, this didn't look like […]

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Apache Canyon: A Lucky Luke Adventure Vol. 17

By Morris & Goscinny Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 978-1-905460-92-2 It could be very easy for the Lucky Luke books to descend into crass stereotypes, but somehow Goscinny's writing avoids this pitfall by playing up the positive aspects of cultural differences and instead lampooning those less gracious similarities we all share. Apache Canyon could so easily have […]

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The Black Hills: A Lucky Luke Adventure Vol. 16

By Morris & Goscinny Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 978-1-905460-83-0 You could probably argue that over here in Blighty, Lucky Luke is the third best known European comic export after Asterix and Tintin, but that said you'd have been hard-pressed until recently to have read many of his adventures in English. Like all of Goscinny's work, The […]

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Clifton: Kidnapping by Turk and de Groot

Clifton: Kidnapping by Turk and de Groot Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 978-1-905460-87-8 This is the sixth book in the series, although, for some unexplained reason, they're clearly not in their original order which makes for the occasional bit of frustrating reading. However, that little moan aside, this is an entertaining read about an ex-British spy as […]

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