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Yoko Tsuno Vol 12: The Titans

By Roger Leloup Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183505 Yoko, Vic and Pol have been in a two-month-long hibernation as they make the vast journey of two million light years to the planet Vinea, guided by their Vinean friend Khany. Having been to Vinea before the friends are aware that the plant life is all but extinct […]

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Gomer Goof 1: Mind The Goof!

By Franquin, Delporte & Jidehem Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183581 Well, it’s been a long time coming, but one of Europe’s most famous characters has made it into English. On the continent he’s Gaston Lagaffe, but in the 1990s he had a brief American reprint as Gomer Goof, and this is what Cinebook have stuck with […]

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Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Scientists

By Adam & Lisa Murphy Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781910989807 The British comic The Phoenix has given us many contemporary gems, but one of the shiniest has to be Corpse Talk, where cartoonist Adam Murphy draws himself interviewing famous and influential figures from the past in the form of animated cadavers. Mixing humour, history […]

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Alone Vol 7: The Lowlands

By Gazzotti & Vehlmann Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183475 This award-winning series for kids continues its fine run, skirting the terrible and difficult situations faced by a bunch of children finding themselves alone in an empty city. Its success and its charm come from the creators’ firm grip on their characters, keeping their actions and reactions […]

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Bunny vs Monkey: Book 4

By Jamie Smart Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781910989791 Invariably Jamie Smart has just two pages to pack a punch with his latest Bunny vs Monkey tale in each week’s issue of the brilliant Phoenix comic, so that means cranking up the pace and getting straight into the gags. The genius of the strip is […]

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