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Lucky Luke Vol 53: Nitroglycerin

By Morris & Lo Hartog Van Banda Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849182546 In Nitroglycerin Lucky Luke has trouble coming from all directions as two competing railroad companies find themselves at loggerheads. To gain an advantage one opts for an underhand game of espionage and violence to thwart the other. To make matters worse, Luke is charged […]

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Evil Emperor Penguin Strikes Back

Evil Emperor Penguin Strikes Back

By Laura Ellen Anderson Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781910989876 There’s an image, on the back cover of this second collection, that brilliantly sums up this book. It’s a unicorn (called Keith) with a rainbow arcing out of his bum, with a cute abominable snowman upon his back gleefully shouting “TO THE LAIR OF EVIL!”. […]

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Spirou & Fantasio Vol 11: The Wrong Head

By Franquin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183130 The latest Spirou and Fantasio adventure takes a leap back to an earlier Franquin exploit where something rum is going on at Fantasio’s house. He’s suffered a break-in but the only thing that appears to have been taken are some simple passport photos. To perk him up Spirou suggests […]

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Spirou & Fantasio Vol 10: Virus

By Tome & Janry Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849182973 Hot on the trail of a story about mysterious goings-on at an Antarctic research centre, Fantasio gets through a security cordon at the docks to investigate an impounded cargo ship that has travelled directly from there. The reason for the cordon is down to the ship being […]

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Tree Mail

Tree Mail

By Brian Smith & Mike Raicht Publisher: Dark Horse ISBN: 9781506700960 Here’s a quirky one. Rudy is a frog living on Popomoko Island. The frogs all join the Croaker Battalion, but Rudy has always been fascinated by the Air Delivery Corps, deliverers of envelopes and parcels to the island’s residents. The fact the Flight Corps […]

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Ducoboo 5: Lovable Dunce

By Godi & Zidrou Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183116 Ducoboo is not the sharpest kid in the class to the extent that he’s almost entirely and blissfully unaware of his failings. Fortunately he sits next to Leonie, the class genius, so there’s opportunity to copy her answers and display, ironically, what a creative thinker he can […]

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