Shiny Shelf
By Jim Smith on 06 March 2006 Comments Off

Paul Levitz is a smart writer of comic books and, on this form, he’s been away from that game for far, far too long…

By Mark Clapham on 20 February 2004 Comments Off

Some ideas are as good or as bad as the execution. So much of ‘New Frontier’ sounds terrible in abstract – but in the hands of writer/artist/genius Darwyn Cooke, this may well be the superhero series of the year…

By Mark Clapham on 10 November 2003 Comments Off

Michael Chabon’s comic book debut is here…

By Mark Clapham on 10 August 2003 Comments Off

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but…

By Mark Clapham on 06 July 2003 Comments Off

Previously on ‘Doctor Fate’…

By Jim Smith on 10 June 2003 Comments Off

I will confess to a sick love for the character of Hawkman. Not the pure, ‘Conan with Wings’ kick-ass Hawkman either. No. I like Hawkman because he’s a mess: because of, not in spite of, the horror of his continuity and backstory…

By Jim Smith on 15 February 2003 Comments Off

I like the art, I like the characters, and I think the cliffhanger is exceptional. I’m not keen on the cover, but not for the first time in recent months I find myself troubled by the ethical and social implications of a superhero comic.