Tag Archives | Sci-Fi

IAN 1. An Electric Monkey

By Meyer & Vehlmann Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183710 Artificial Intelligence seems to be rarely away from the news, and is certainly an increasingly common plot device across books, movies, TV, and comics. Have you noticed how to often it takes the form of an emerging sinister threat? This is natural, and perhaps inevitable. Could our […]

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Valerian: Shingouzlooz Inc

By Lupano & Lauffray Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184014 There’s an obvious conundrum presented when creators end their involvement in a project, either by someone’s choice or the via the difficult-to-negotiate-around issue of dying. The current Asterix books are a good example of this. They’re in the spirit of the old tales, but the latter of […]

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Return To Aldebaran: Episode 1

By Leo Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184618 Now here’s a very pleasant surprise indeed. A new Aldebaran series by Leo! It’s the fifth series in the saga to date and does the nifty trick of tying together the various plot threads and characters into a unified story.  Kim has been nominated by the alien species as […]

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Distant Worlds: Episode 3

By Leo & Icar Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183796 Paul’s been rescued from his dilemma in the pearl beds and is even offered a job as a result, but it’s the search for his father that still occupies his mind. Declining the job he’s now stuck with little money, and to make matters worse a run […]

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Distant Worlds Episode 1

By Leo & Icar Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183758 Rather splendidly, there’s a new Leo book out, and like Aldebaran it’s set on a distant colony world struggling to find its feet.  It begins with the arrival of a mother and her two young adult children, summoned to Altair-3 by the husband and father they’ve all […]

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Valerian And Laureline Vol 22: Memories From The Futures

By Mézières & Christin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183383 And so we reach the conclusion of Mézières and Christin’s saga, told across 22 volumes of creative, thoughtful and sometimes bizarre tales. This final book is an end piece, or an appendix, rather than the last chapter, collating a brief series of vignettes about characters we’ve met […]

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