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IAN Vol 4: Metanoia

By Meyer & Vehlmann Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183819 All too often when reading comics and graphic novels you can pretty much anticipate the various beats and plot direction along the way. So it’s a genuine pleasure to come across a series that defies that. I certainly thought I knew what I was reading in the […]

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Review – Robotman Takes Off

Robotman Takes Off By Jim Meddick Publisher: World Almanac ISBN: 0886872502 This review was published in Issue 534 of The Jester magazine, September 2019 There’s a lot of strips and cartoonists that I miss. Calvin & Hobbes. The Far Side. Don Martin. However, through the wonders of Facebook all of those regularly turn up on […]

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Distant Worlds Episode 2

By Leo & Icar Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183765 Opening with the party of travellers moving further across the colonised planet Altair-3, some of the group are attempting to understand the previous inhabitants of this world while Paul still seeks word of his father. The alien Stepanerk, known as Mr Step, continues to prove more than […]

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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 & Laureline Vol 20: The Order Of The Stones

By Mézières and Christin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183369 Although we’re moving ever closer to the dramatic climax of Mézières and Christin’s opus I can’t help but feel, in all the building tension, drama, and excitement, a bit of sadness that it will be soon be over. I’ve even been a little reluctant to pick this […]

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Valerian & Laureline Vol 12: The Wrath Of Hypsis

By Mézières & Christin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183048 With the recent ComicCon footage of the Luc Besson Valerian movie being well received more people than ever, particularly in the English speaking world, are turning their attention to the source material. And that can’t be a bad thing for Cinebook who’ve put a lot of effort […]

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