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Trent Vol 6: The Sunless Country

By Rodolphe & Leo Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183963 Trent strays the furthest north so far, way into the frozen wastes bordering the Arctic Circle. Left with his faithful hound in an obscure hut, his fellow mounties have moved on. It’s Trent’s job to wait for their return. But not only does he have to deal […]

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Largo Winch Vol 18: Scarlet Sails

By Francq & Giacometti Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849185400 I read this book in the same week that the GameStop stock market story hit the news. The relevance was startling.  As institutions grow and expand their influence their choices have knock-on effects for us all. It draws others in, to react, to object, and to take […]

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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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Lodger

By David & Maria Lapham Publisher: Black Crown/IDW ISBN: 978164054763 One of the greatest crime comics ever written is David and Maria Lapham’s Stray Bullets. It’s an absolute masterclass on how to use the comics medium to tell emotional, gritty and often shocking tales. Lodger could very well be a Stray Bullets side story, but […]

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Good Dog, Bad Dog: Double Identity

By Dave Shelton Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781910989005 Dogs. The city is full of them. And we get to follow two of their finest, a pair of cops called Bergman and McBoo as they aim to keep the streets of Muttropolis clean. It’s a city with a thriving movie business, based in Collie-wood, and […]

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Manchette’s Fatale

By Cabanes & Headline Publisher: Titan ISBN: 9781782766827 Adapted from the 1970s’ crime noir novel, this is an incredibly impressive telling of the tale beautifully illustrated and painted by Max Cabanes. It follows the story of Aimée Joubert, a woman consumed with a need for vengeance that has turned her into a ruthless killer, travelling […]

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