Tag Archives | Robots

Spirou & Fantasio Vol 12: Who Will Stop Cyanide?

By Tome & Janry Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183550 Whether it’s the earlier adventures or these more contemporary tales told by Tome and Janry, Spirou & Fantasio is a manic, frenetic comic adventure from beginning to end every time. This story opens with a brilliantly depicted segment of Fantasio attempting to return a camera that sets […]

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SAM Volume 3: A Million Winters

By Marazano & Shang Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183154 Apocalyptic futures are pretty much the order of the day now and there are many tropes and narrative directions that have been explored. For the creators, the trick is to keep the storytelling absorbing, the characters interesting and the visuals engaging while exploring different paths as yet […]

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Mega Robo Bros

By Neill Cameron Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781910200834 Set in London within the not too distant future, this is a tale of two adopted brothers trying to cope with all the everyday worries of any other child, including getting on at school and bickering with your sibling. The difference here is that Alex and […]

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Sam Vol 2: Robot Hunters

By Marzano & Shang Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849182461 The band of surviving children are struggling on amongst the ruins of the city, hiding in the shadows and beneath the surface while robot patrols seek to eliminate them whenever they raise their heads. It’s a bleak existence, but one they’ve become accustomed too, even though dinner […]

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SAM Vol 1: After Man

By Marazano and Shang Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849182188 Post-Apocalyptic worlds are cropping up all the more in comics, literature, film and TV – maybe that’s just a reflection of our current collective angst – and it’s interesting to see just how the various creators make the dynamics of these resulting worlds work. In SAM, the […]

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