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The Bluecoats Vol 14: The Dirty Five

By Lambil & Cauvin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781800440043 With both sides in the Civil War battling themselves to a standstill, the Yankees are feeling the strain. Having lost so many men, and with a cavalry of three, Chesterfield and Blutch are ‘volunteered’ to seek out fresh recruits. The trouble is, too many men are more […]

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No Country

By Patrice Aggs & Joe Brady Published By: David Fickling Books ISBN: 978-1-78845-183-3 In recent years The Phoenix Comic has carved out a solid reputation as a great comic for kids. A good mix of stories, from adventure to humour, across many genres. Many of them have been collated into collections (my favourite still being […]

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Gilbert Wilkinson

Gilbert Wilkinson’s ‘what a war!’

By Mark Warby Published in Issue 535 of The Jester magazine, October 2019 Eighty years ago, on 3 September 1939, England once again found itself at war with Germany. A little under six weeks later, on 13 October, the Daily Herald announced a new cartoon series by Gilbert Wilkinson, titled ‘What A War!’ They revealed […]

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Bear’s Tooth Vol 3: Werner

By Yann & Henriet Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183512 To date this has been an exceptional series about three friends torn apart by the rise of Hitler and the outbreak of war. The first two volumes have taken the time to show us the depth of that initial friendship, the friends’ passion for aviation, and how, […]

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