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Story Without A Hero

By Dany & Van Hamme Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184144 Always welcome, as far as I’m concerned, is another book written by Jean Van Hamme. This new Cinebook offering falls under their Expresso collection for self-contained or two-part stories. The tale itself involves a plane crash in a South American jungle (no Marsupilamis, though, I’m afraid) […]

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Largo Winch Vol 17: Morning Star

By Francq & Giacometti Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184205 There’s no doubt that writing and presenting a series of stories based around a multi-billionaire does, at times, call into question the morality of having that much money. Van Hamme, and now Giacometti, balanced this by showing off Largo’s more philanthropic side, his unwillingness to bring hardship […]

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Alone Vol 9: Before The Midnight Child

By Gazzotti & Vehlmann Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184106 There was a point with Alone, a few volumes back, where the children’s predicament was explained and the whole rationale of a world without adults given context. I felt it was the first wobble in what’s been a fantastic series to date. My fear was that we […]

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Alone Vol 8: The Arena

By Gazzotti & Vehlmann Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183826 The reason for the children’s predicament is now clear, and despite those unusual circumstances it does’t mean they’re in any less danger than they would be otherwise. Their small group has been taken by a much larger one and transported across the mountains to a town where […]

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XIII Vol 21: Return To Green Falls

By Jigounov & Sente Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183017 Trapped in Afghanistan, and seemingly outmanoeuvred and manipulated by unknown forces, our small band of heroes are held captive between a strange alliance between some renegade US officers and the Taliban. After a brutal display of just how far their keepers are willing to go to secure […]

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The Last Templar Vol 4: The Falcon Temple

By Khoury & Lalor Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183222 The modern day narrative of this series has existed hand-in-hand with the tale of the last of the Templars some 700 years before, weaving between the two to reveal more secrets, and now those story threads are drawing together for this final act. Tess is in Athens, […]

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