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The Last Templar 4

The Last Templar Vol 4: The Falcon Temple

By Khoury & Lalor Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183222 The modern day narrative of this series has existed hand-in-hand with the tale of the last of the Templars some 700 years before, weaving between the two to reveal more secrets, and now those story threads are drawing together for this final act. Tess is in Athens, […]

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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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The Last Templar 3

The Last Templar Vol 3: The Sunken Church

By Khoury & Lalor Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183215 The Templars mystery deepens within the pages of this book, opening with a further insight of the troubled flight of Martin in 1291, giving us a clue in the present day where the story will be heading.Tess is determined to get to the bottom of the manuscript […]

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Caravaggio Vol 1: The Palette & The Sword

By Milo Manara Publisher: Dark Horse ISBN: 9781506703398 Often the illustrator of other people’s stories, Milo Manara has brought his formidable talents to the page once again, but this time as the writer as well. The topic is one of the world’s greatest painters, Caravaggio, clearly a personal passion and inspiration for Manara and one […]

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The Bluecoats Vol 10: The Blues In Black And White

By Lambil & Cauvin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183413 Blutch and Chesterfield are back in the saddle of the American Civil War, charging repeatedly into enemy fire and picking their way back through the carnage. One such return places them rather too close to some exploding shells and Chesterfield finds himself blown into a tree. By […]

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The Art Of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

By Sonny Liew Publisher: Pantheon ISBN: 9781101870693 The Art Of Charlie Chan Hock Chye is, without a doubt, a book that takes you by surprise, and I’m wondering just how often a graphic novel can genuinely claim to have that effect. Presented as a biography of one of Singapore’s most treasured cartoonists, now in his […]

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