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Islandia Vol 3: The Legacy Of The Sorcerer

By Marc Vedrines Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184526 If you’ve got this far then you’ll know the previous book took a very abrupt change of course. An incredibly bold move by Vedrines, it certainly wasn’t something I saw coming. Of course, now, he has to deal with the fallout of the storytelling for the final installment. […]

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Islandia Vol 2: The Westfjords

By Marc Védrines Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184519 A story set in Iceland during the 17th Century is an intriguing proposition; just how do you frame a tale set against such a bleak and unforgiving landscape? The first book showed Jacques using cunning to gain passage on a ship from mainland Europe to the remote landmass […]

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Thorgal Vol 0: The Betrayed Sorceress

By Rosinski & Van Hamme Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184434 The run up to Christmas is often filled with unexpected delights and pleasant surprises, and this was undoubtedly one of them. A book I’d not seen coming as I’d presumed we were moving on to the Jolan stories in the Thorgal saga. Well, how wrong was […]

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Islandia Vol 1: Boreal Landing

By Marc Védrines Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184342 Fifteen-year-old Jacques has been living with his aunt and uncle. Although not poor, they’re struggling to live well and in order to make a living Jacques uncle must spend long periods at sea fishing in the North Atlantic. He’s keen to take Jacques with him but Jacques’ aunt […]

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Thorgal Vol 21: The Sacrifice

By Rosinski & Van Hamme Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184267 I’ve written enough of these now to make it quite plain as to how much I enjoy the Thorgal books, and so it’s with a tinge of sadness that this appears to be the final book of the main story arc. That doesn’t mean to say […]

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The Magic Order: Book One

By Millar & Coipel Publisher: Image ISBN: 9781534308718 The first thing that strikes you about this book is the sheer abundance of Netflix logos all across it. And with good reason. The digital behemoth has snapped up Mark Millar’s increasingly varied set of stories and set him loose on yet more, so although the comics […]

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