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Age Of Reptiles: Ancient Egyptians

By Ricardo Delgado Publisher: Dark Horse ISBN: 9781616558208 Age Of Reptiles is an occasional comic series telling dinosaur tales about survival in a harsh environment amongst the apex creatures of the period. Each series covers a handful of issues, before being collected into books such as this one, and reads like a wildlife documentary with […]

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Shaolin Cowboy: Shemp Buffet

By Darrow & Stewart Publisher: Dark Horse ISBN: 9781616557263 Following on from the original Shaolin Cowboy run that was cut-off in its prime, Geof Darrow’s found a new home for his hero at Dark Horse. This new tale does follow on from the original series, but you don’t need to have read it, plus it […]

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Harvey Kurtzman’s Jungle Book

By Harvey Kurtzman Publisher: Dark Horse & Kitchen Sink ISBN: 9781616555634 Back in 1958 Harvey Kurtzman wasn’t doing so well. The creator of Mad had been turfed out of his own creation and several other projects had either failed or just failed to materialise. However, there was a glimmer of hope because the company responsible […]

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The Borgias

By Jodorowsky & Manara Publisher: Dark Horse ISBN: 9781616555429 The Vatican has seen many lamentable moments in its long history, with a particular period when some pretty despicable figures pushed their way to the front of the queue to become Pope. The Borgias family, and in particular Rodrigo Borgia (Pope Alexander VI), are thought to […]

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Blacksad: Amarillo

By Canales & Guarnido Publisher: Dark Horse ISBN: 9781616555252 This is the third in a series of three anthropomorphic book reviews, this time featuring the latest offering from writer Juan Diaz Canales and artist Juanjo Guarnido in their Blacksad series. Blacksad, like District 14, has a 1950s’ setting, but this is unmistakably America. Blacksad himself […]

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Monsters & Other Stories

By Gustavo Duarte Publisher: Dark Horse I bought this one based on some sample illustrations accompanying the promotion, and was rather pleased to see it had a thoughtful introduction from Sergio Aragones. The reason Aragones was asked is that both artists produce wordless comic strips, and while Aragones is the veteran master, Gustavo Duarte is […]

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