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Wanted Lucky Luke

By Matthieu Bonhomme Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781800440449 Well, this was a revelation. A completely new take on the character of Lucky Luke. And it’s flippin’ marvellous. Matthieu Bonhomme has created a fresh tale of the lonesome cowboy that tones down the humour and drives up the adventure. Think of it as an alternative Earth version […]

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The Walking Dead Vol 32: Rest In Peace

By Kirkman, Adlard, Gaudiano & Rathburn Publisher: Image ISBN: 9781534312418 In a clever if not surprising move creators Kirkman and Adlard pulled the wool over the eyes of their readership and have ended the series. The subterfuge went as far as submitting fake future issues so that when the big moment did arrive you were […]

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Heath Robinson’s Commercial Art

A Compendium Of His Advertising Work By Geoffrey Beare Publisher: Lund Humphries ISBN: 9781848222168 I am, like many of you I’m sure, a great fan of Heath Robinson’s work. I’ve a handful of books that collect some of his work in one form or another, but none of them is a patch on this magnificently […]

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The Complete Peanuts

By Schulz Publisher: Fantagraphics/Canongate ISBN: Various volumes I’ve written a couple of reviews, here and here, about some of the earlier collections in this series, and now some six years later I’ve managed to make my way through to the 26th and final volume, so here’s a little run down of the package as a […]

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Lucky Luke Vol 52: The Beautiful Province

By Achdé & Gerra Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849182492 The Beautiful Province sees Lucky Luke heading north of the border into Quebec, chiefly to cheer up a love-sick Jolly Jumper who has fallen hard for a filly they meet at a rodeo. The horse in question has gone back home, so Luke takes his faithful steed […]

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Obelix & Co

By Goscinny & Uderzo Publisher: Orion ISBN: 9780752866529 When I was a child a trip to the library meant a beeline to the low-lying shelf that, if you were lucky, would have an Asterix book or two. I discovered many a fantastic tale there, and years later I’ve steadily been rediscovering them by buying the […]

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