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Lonesome 3: The Ties Of Blood

By Yves Swolfs Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781800440814 I’ve been really enjoying getting my teeth into this series. On the face of it, it’s a dyed-in-the-wool western, with all the gunslinging, treachery and action you’d expect. Somehow, though, there’s a twist of the supernatural in it too, and yet it’s so underplayed that it doesn’t derail […]

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Neptune: Episode 1

By Leo Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781800440913 Well, this was an unexpected treat. There I was thinking we had received all we were going to get from the Worlds of Aldebaran books. And then along comes this. An alien craft has approached Earth, but, mysteriously, it contains the remains of human occupants. Stranger still, it appears […]

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Valerian & Laureline By… Where Stories Are Born

By Christin & Augustin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781800440975 With the main series concluded, this is the second stand-alone book. The ‘Valerian And Laureline By…’ umbrella allows different creative teams to offer their particular take on the characters. Or, at least, one of them is different here. For, in this case, Pierre Christen returns to write […]

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Largo Winch 19: The Edge Of Night

By Francq & Giacometti Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781800440760 Giacometti continues to prove that he has the writing chops to follow on from Van Hamme with another solid tale of business intrigue, dirty tricks and high stakes. The world around us has changed a lot since Van Hamme and Francq put out the first Largo Winch […]

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Cover to Memories From The Civil War 1 featuring a desolate figure overlooking a futuristic cityscape

Memories From The Civil War 1

By Marazano & Ponzio Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849185288 There’s something arrestingly beautiful about this depiction of a bleak and hopeless future. Mankind has finally pushed the planet too far and now the remaining humans must live with the consequences. Fortress cities allow a semblance of normality to continue, policed by well-equipped teams that keep order […]

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The Fortune Of The Winczlavs: 1. Vanko 1948

By Van Hamme & BerthetPublisher: CinebookISBN: 9781800440609 Here’s a book I wasn’t expecting. Cinebook’s English reprints of the popular Largo Winch series are a superbly entertaining read. The concentrate on how a small child, adopted by a wealthy businessman ends up, as a young man, the head of an immensely diverse and prosperous international group […]

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