Tag Archives | Western

Lonesome 3: The Ties Of Blood

By Yves Swolfs Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781800440814 I’ve been really enjoying getting my teeth into this series. On the face of it, it’s a dyed-in-the-wool western, with all the gunslinging, treachery and action you’d expect. Somehow, though, there’s a twist of the supernatural in it too, and yet it’s so underplayed that it doesn’t derail […]

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Joe Death & The Graven Image

By Benjamin Schipper Publisher: Dark Horse ISBN: 9781506717074 Every once in a while I come across a book that genuinely excites me by daring to be different. With publishers increasingly playing it safe with what they put out, it’s a phenomenon that seems to happen less and less. I can recall delighting in the discovery […]

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Lonesome Vol 2: The Ruffians

By Yves SwolfsPublisher: CinebookISBN: 9781800440012 After a very strong opening volume we rush headlong into book two. Our nameless hero (he’s not the man with no name, he just likes to tell folk his name won’t mean anything to them) is locked up in the jailhouse awaiting his fate. A fresh bunch of corrupted men […]

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The Man Who Shot Lucky Luke

By Matthieu Bonhomme Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781800440630 For my money, Matthieu Bonhomme is one of the most exciting individuals working in comics at the moment. Not just an amazing artist in his own right, he’s a gifted storyteller who understands how to hit all the right storytelling beats to deliver a tale with mystery, suspense […]

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Lonesome Vol 1: The Preacher’s Trail

By Yves Swolfs Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781800440005 A bit of genre-blending with this new series: hard-bitten western coupled with a touch of the supernatural. And it works, too. A preacher, along with his entourage, is stirring up fear and leaving the dead in his wake. He appears to be calling people to arms to fight […]

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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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