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Authorised Happiness 2

By Griffo & Van Hamme Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184489 After the Black Mirror-style twisted futures of the previous volume, I had high hopes for this second book – and I’m pleased to say I wasn’t disappointed. What makes the tales more disturbing is that the future they depict is not some unfathomable distant century but […]

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Authorised Happiness 1

By Griffo & Van Hamme Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184472 Near-future stories are a common staple of comics and science fiction. Taking an aspect of our contemporary culture and spinning it out to an extreme conclusion makes for some excellent storytelling possibilities. The trick, it seems, is to take the more mundane and innocent aspects, even […]

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SAM Vol 4: We’ll Never Forget You

By Marazano & Shang Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183673 This concluding volume to the series sees the teens taking their fight directly to the machines. Encouraged by Ian’s escape, he leads the group deep into the bowels of the earth to where the robots have seemingly commandeered some sort of government or military facility. All of […]

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Dega

By Dan McDaid Publisher: A Dr Ink Production The most intriguing and compelling aspect of science fiction is its ability to explore ideas. Whether those ideas are the impacts of new technology, or possible futures for the human race, or even tantalising new forms of life, they all have the potential to fascinate. But another […]

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Distant Worlds: Episode 5

By Leo & Icar Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183857 In this final volume of Distant Worlds Paul’s life is about to change once more. Last seen ascending into a beam of light with a host of Stepanerks we now discover the aftermath. And it’s not what you’d expect. Paul has landed himself the task of saving […]

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Planet Paradise

By Jesse Lonergan Publisher: Image ISBN: 9781534316980 Once upon a time depictions of the future were all shiny spaceships, jet-packs and copious amounts of leisure time. But, oddly, that’s all a bit boring. Instead, the best sci-fi visions depict the worlds of tomorrow as, well, a little bit crap. Things don’t work properly. People are […]

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