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Words and Pictures: Judge Dredd

August 20, 2013 // 10 Comments

In its mere fourteen or so years of existence, IDW has become one of the success stories in US comics, having already established itself as the 4th biggest publisher of [...]

Words and Pictures: Daredevil, Then and Now

March 20, 2013 // 2 Comments

Any period of superhero comic addiction, such as I briefly enjoyed in my youth, leaves you with one or two favourite characters.  It’s kind of the point: these characters [...]

Words and Pictures: Prophet

February 20, 2013 // 3 Comments

A while back, I said 2012 was notable for two things in comicsworld: Image Comics and sf.  (Advance publication schedules suggest 2013 will also be notable for two things, [...]

Words and Pictures: B.P.R.D. Plague of Frogs

January 23, 2013 // 2 Comments

Generally speaking, the physicality of comics is quite a big deal to me.  I don’t get the same satisfaction from reading this stuff digitally as I do from the paper and [...]

Words and Pictures: The Manhattan Projects

December 13, 2012 // 2 Comments

Before I get into the specifics of The Manhattan Projects, a new series from writer Jonathan Hickman and artist Nick Pitarra, one passing observation: The Manhattan Projects [...]

Words and Pictures: Saga

November 21, 2012 // 2 Comments

Before I even laid eyes on the first collected edition of Saga, by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples, I had it pegged as a certain nominee for and potential winner of the [...]

Sampling DC’s New 52: Demon Knights

August 13, 2012 // 4 Comments

Last year DC Comics – one of the two corporate behemoths dominating the monthly comics market in the US – cancelled all their superhero titles, some of which had unbroken [...]
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